Posts Tagged: job search tips

Turn Your Next Temporary or Contract Assignment into a Job Offer

If you’re looking for a full-time job, there are two things you shouldn’t do: Don’t let disappointing employment figures and talks of a double-dip recession dishearten you. Don’t rule out temporary or contract assignments. In a tough economy, temporary and contract positions offer a viable path to direct employment.  Why?  More and more, employers are… Read More »

Jobs Outlook for 2011 College Graduates

Recently graduated from college?  Here are a few facts about your Class of 2011: The U.S. Department of Education estimates that approximately 1.7 million students graduated with bachelor’s degrees in the 2011 winter/spring graduation season. Females outnumbered males, with the U.S. Department of Education reporting 140 females for every 100 males in the Class of… Read More »

Job Interview Tips: Questions You Should Ask on Your Next Interview

You know it’s coming – that moment about three quarters of the way through your interview, when the hiring manager asks: “So, do you have any questions for me?” Believe it or not, the worst thing you can say at this point is “No.”  Interviewers actually want you to ask questions.  In addition to helping… Read More »

Temporary Employment: A Career Change Catalyst

What do you think of when you hear the term “temporary employment”? Most people regard temporary work as a means to earn extra cash, maintain a flexible work schedule, gain work experience or fill employment gaps.  Did you know, however, that temporary employment can also be a great option if you’re looking to change careers?… Read More »

Five Things You Can Do to Take Charge of Your Job Search

Like most things in life, you’ll get out of your job search what you put into it.  Those who work harder, have a positive attitude, persevere and go the extra mile are more likely to get what they want – period. If you have the commitment to work hard, but need direction for your efforts,… Read More »

Change is Good – The Strategic Job Change for New Jersey Job Seekers

Should you stay or should you go? In a time when good jobs are harder to find, you may be tempted to just “stay put” – even if your current position lacks the potential you desire.  But if you look at your career from a strategic point of view, there are several reasons why it… Read More »

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 »

Smart Tips to Nail Your Next Interview

Congratulations – you’ve been invited in for an interview with a great employer.  This assignment really has potential, and you want to nail the interview.  Now what?  Review this list of tips to make sure you have all your bases covered: Revisit your resume.  Make sure you know dates of employment, responsibilities, professional accomplishments, etc.… Read More »

Finding a Job During a Recession – Tips for New Jersey Job Seekers

Let’s face it, looking for a job during a recession can be a bit draining. But the reality is, there are a lot of greats jobs available throughout New Jersey. Here are five quick, easy, and really useful ideas to help you stay afloat and find the job you want: Put your best foot forward. When it comes to… Read More »