Posts Categorized: Career and Job Search Tips

Make Finding a Job Your Full-Time Job

Let’s be honest – finding the right job opportunity is hard work. Today’s job hunt is about more than just posting résumés and calling a few work contacts.  Finding your dream job involves a combination of leveraging employment opportunities through a staffing service like UNITEMP, networking with second and third generation decision makers, and good old-fashioned hard work.… Read More »

Best Wishes for a Prosperous New Year

As we look ahead to the promise of a new year, we also hope that 2011 presents a lot more opportunities for us to work together.  From all of us at UNITEMP, we’d like to wish you a happy, healthy and successful year ahead.

“Tell Me About Yourself”: Leverage the Power of this Critical Interview Question

If you’ve ever been on an interview, you’ve probably heard this one: “Tell me a little bit about yourself.” Sounds innocuous enough, but in reality this is an extremely important question.  Interviewers ask it for a number of reasons: to get a sense of what you feel is most important about yourself; to see how well… Read More »

New to the World of Temporary Employment?

When it comes to finding rewarding employment, knowledge is power. Whether you’re ready to contact a recruiter, want to speed up your job search, or are merely evaluating the flexible work options a staffing firm can provide, you need to begin the process by educating yourself.  Why?  Because if you understand our industry well, you’ll be… Read More »

Four Ways a Staffing Professional Can Facilitate Your Job Search

Looking for work?  Then you know that it’s tough out there. But fortunately, you don’t have to conduct your job search alone.  Staffing specialists are committed to your success and can facilitate your job search in a number of ways: Career guidance.  Re-entering the workforce?  Just out of college?  Laid off?  If you fall into… Read More »

Mistakes at Work: How to Handle Things the Right Way

Everybody makes mitsakes (oops, that should read “mistakes”). But while a blog typo may be easily forgiven, other mistakes on the job can have serious consequences – for you, your boss, or even the company as a whole.  And frankly, the way you handle your slip-up can be just as critical as the mistake itself.… Read More »

Top Advantages of Temporary Employment

Recently downsized or laid off?  New to the workforce?  Looking to earn extra cash?  Trying to break into a new field? Consider working as a temporary.  Today’s staffing firms employee millions of individuals in virtually all fields of work, from day labor to executive, and offer a variety of advantages: Flexible work options.  Work when and where you… Read More »

Reasons You Should Choose Temporary Work Over Unemployment

If you’ve recently fallen victim to downsizing or or a layoff, you may be tempted to file for unemployment benefits.  But in my opinion, temporary work is a much better option.  Here’s why: Keep your skills sharp.  If you don’t use it, you lose it.  No matter what field you work in – administrative, technical, professional… Read More »

The Keys to Getting a Job Promotion

Have you ever noticed that some people always seem to end up climbing the career ladder faster than everyone else?  While it could be because Mom or Dad is the boss, more than likely it’s because they work hard and follow these five tips: Always display a positive attitude. Your attitude can be a powerful self-fulfilling prophecy.  If you… Read More »

Quick Tips to Impress Your Boss

Looking for ways to earn a raise or promotion? Get on your boss’s A-List.  If you consistently show your boss that you’re doing a great job, you’ll progress further, faster.  Here are a few quick tips to get you noticed, separate yourself from the pack and create a lasting positive impression: Communicate clearly.  When in… Read More »