Profiling Success: Walter Hernandez

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Here at The Job Shop we work hard to place you in a great job, and it is always wonderful when we have a success story to share. The Job Shop was started with a unique concept in mind – provide our clients and our candidates with the respect that they deserve. We offer guarantees on every placement that we make, to ensure satisfaction both for our candidates and our clients, and Walter is a great example of how that benefits everyone!

 

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Seven Tips to Stay Active at Work

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Author: Adnan Manzoor
Source: LifeHack

Staying fit is important for a healthy and active life. Nowadays life has become so busy that it is not always possible to take time for a workout, but working out is important. For working people, it can be challenging to maintain a good working out routine to stay fit. When you spend so much of your time sitting at a desk you need to take out some time for exercising to stay active. Working long hours can be exhausting and it is possible to become lazy and lethargic. If you do not want to lose energy while working, then you need to follow some tips. Here are some of the tips for working people to stay active and fit despite their busy schedules.

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5 Job Seekers Who Struggle to Land Interviews, and How to Help

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Author: Natalie Severt
Source: Undercover Recruiter

Job hunt not going according to plan? Can’t figure out why you aren’t getting called in for interviews? Perhaps you’re one of five types of job seekers whose resumes just seem to tank with hiring managers.

Think about it. Maybe you change jobs a lot? Or have gaps in your career history? Some very commonplace things can raise red flags for employers. The good news is that there are a few easy solutions that can get your resume back on track.

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4 Common Job Hunting Mistakes Millennials Make, And What to Do Instead

millAuthor: Caroline Beaton
Source: HuffPo

A recent survey by Microsoft found that 70% of college students are most worried about landing a dream job or financial stability after graduating.

And they may have good reason: 12.8% of millennials are unemployed, which is more than twice the national average. Meanwhile, two-thirds of current millennial workers want to leave their organizations by 2020 according to a 2016 Deloitte survey.

Millennials are doing lots right in the job hunt. We’re picky, purpose-driven and willing to take risks. But we also frequently make avoidable mistakes that waste our time and sabotage our career prospects. Here are four:

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Studying on the Side? Be Smart About It

Study-SmarterAuthor: Aris Grigoriou
Source: Undercover Recruiter

Many of us will have to pursue a course of study or qualification to assist in securing a new or bigger role. If you are going to invest a significant portion of your time and finances into your learning, then it goes without saying you want to maximise your gains.

See, it’s not just undergraduate students spending a significant part of their day studying. Employees who want to improve their chances for a promotion, or are attempting to up skill for a career change, are attending part time study outside of working hours.

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#MotivationMonday: 5 Tips to Beat the Monday Blues

wake-upAuthor: Safon Floyd
Source: BlackEnterprise.com

It’s Monday, and yes, you’re grateful that you have a job to get to today, as not everyone has that luxury, but you’re also a little sour because, well, it’s Monday. Not to rub it in, but this means there are 4 whole days AFTER today that you must get through before you can enjoy another weekend.

So, though blessed, also stressed.

Monday’s don’t have to be so bad, you know. These things are all about perspective. Shifting your perspective alone can shift the whole trajectory of your day—even your week. BlackEnterprise.com is here to help you pull this off. We’re in this thing together.

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How to Ace a Skype Interview

Skype-interview-aceAuthor: Phoebe Spinks
Source: The Undercover Recruiter

The world is more connected today than it’s ever been. Thanks to travel and technology, you can patch into almost anyone, anywhere at any time. Increasing global mobility is changing the jobs market, too. The interview process isn’t always the traditional face-to-face method anymore.

What does this mean? Well, mastering the art of the question / answer meeting is not enough anymore, oh no. Now there’s a high chance you’ll have to come to terms with video and phone interviews, which come with their own set of unwritten rules and keys to success.

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