Networking online can be easy: All through a screen, you can find potential contacts and express an interest in establishing a professional relationship. However, networking in person can be a little more challenging, especially for new grads who may not have experience pitching their skills or asking for help in their career. Continue readingKeep Reading »
Wouldn’t it be nice if, the moment you started looking for a job, the right opportunity at the right company just happened to be available? If only life worked like that. In a more realistic job search, it might take a while before you find the exact fit. Continue readingKeep Reading »
By Tony Lewis, Senior Recruiting Specialist, Insperity
In the first installment of “Job hunting after 50,” I wrote about performing a personal inventory of your skills, experiences and career dreams and making sure that you have the support from those closest to you as you search for your new opportunity. Continue readingKeep Reading »
Editor’s note: This is the first installment in a three-part series about temporary work. We’ll be exploring its benefits, how it can factor into your long-term career goals, and what it’s like to be a temporary worker.
Temporary workers, also called independent contractors or free agents, are self-employed and are hired by businesses or people to provide an end-result of work. Continue readingKeep Reading »
Growing up, your ideal summer job may have been lifeguard at the local pool, concession worker at an amusement park or counselor at an overnight camp. You were just looking for anything that got you outside and in the sun. As an adult, your idea of what makes a good seasonal position has probably changed – a steady paycheck, interesting work and an opportunity for long-term employment may be higher on the list of priorities. Continue readingKeep Reading »
Armed Forces Day is Saturday, May 18, and many Americans will be celebrating and paying tribute to the men and women who serve the United States’ armed forces. For those who have completed their time serving, it may feel challenging to transition into a civilian job or a role outside of the military. However, there are ways to make the changeover go smoothly. Continue readingKeep Reading »