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Suggestions for Starting your New Job

We often talk about ideas for resume writing, interview tips, or negotiating a new position.  However, I read a very good article today by Mike Profita which offers 20 tips for when you start a new job.  These are practical and straight forward and most can be used for a variety of jobs, whether you are in shipping/receiving,… Read More »

Leaving a WOW Impression When You Interview

After being part of the staffing industry for 20 years, I have interviewed many candidates.  Because our firm fills positions in office, professional, skilled and industrial areas, I have met a variety of different people.  Each week, it is a great feeling when a “wow” candidate comes through the door and has a very good… Read More »

Hiring Plans for 2nd Quarter 2016

I just read this article from Staffing Industry Analysts on March 8, 2016 and it highlights the hiring projections for second quarter.  ManpowerGroup Inc participated in the survey and they shared their results. Q2 hiring plans for US relatively stable; 22% plan staff increases March 08 2016   US employers report second-quarter hiring plans are relatively… Read More »

Career Options Inc’s Seminar on March 23rd!!

Career Options invites you to attend an upcoming, ONE hour seminar! Title: As You “Spring Ahead,” Don’t Fall Behind in Your Career Search! Date: Wednesday, March 23, 2016 Times Available: 1:30pm-2:30pm OR 5:30pm-6:30pm These small group sessions are designed to be informal and interactive. The seminar will include: • How to determine and demonstrate 2-3… Read More »

Transition….It’s all about Options and Choices

Many of our clients are small to medium sized and quite a few are family businesses. It has been great to see them grow over the years. For some, the transitions have been easier than others. Today, I read a GREAT article that many of our clients will certainly find interesting. It is written by… Read More »

Feeling Thankful with Recommendations

This week, the staff at Career Options is feeling thankful after hearing 3 compliments and recommendations. One was from a long term client who told us he has decided to use us exclusively because of the level of success they have had with our candidates. The other compliments came from 2 candidates that we have… Read More »

Marketing with Career Options

Thank you to everyone who sent me messages this weekend after noticing the Career Options ad and my column in the Post Crescent…. both on the same day. As a business owner, it is nice to see that the community recognizes our marketing efforts! And kudos to my hubby who was very proud and sent… Read More »