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Complimentary Seminars for HR, Owners, and Management Staff (February and March 2019)

As a way to continue to offer“ rewarding and unique” services, Career Options now has 3 NEW complimentary, 1-1 ½ hour seminars in February and March 2019. (There is no obligation, just a chance to share ideas, learn new strategies, network, and enjoy a light continental breakfast). All seminars will be held at PAMCO Executive… Read More »

The Keys to Improving Your Administrative Skills

If you want to be successful in an administrative role, strong communication skills are essential. Without them, you won’t be able to write effectively or convey your point properly when speaking, both of which can harm your overall performance. Luckily, improving your administrative skills doesn’t have to be challenging. If you want to enhance your… Read More »

Retain Top Talent With These 3 Helpful Tips

Once you bring in a great new hire, keeping them for the long term is the goal. After all, by retaining your best and brightest, you can ensure the team is productive and the company thrives, increasing overall profitability. Plus, it allows you to avoid recruitment, onboarding, and training costs that usually come along with… Read More »

Become a More Well-Rounded Leader by Focusing on These 5 Traits

Company leaders are typically overtasked, regularly being pulled in multiple directions. Not only are they responsible for guiding their teams, they also have to keep up with their own workloads and manage their personal lives too. Balancing the challenges and complexities is often a difficult task. However, it is possible to become a more effective… Read More »

Answering the Question: Why Are You Leaving Your Current Position?

Most job seekers understand that honesty is the best policy when answering interview questions. However, when it comes to why you want to leave your current position, telling the whole truth may not be ideal if it causes you to speak negatively of your manager or employer. This means you have to answer this question… Read More »

Dressing for Success: How Your Work Attire Can Affect Your Performance

While it’s common knowledge that what you wear can impact how you are perceived as a professional, not everyone knows your work attire can also affect your performance. The effect of selecting certain kinds of clothing can be both psychological and physiological for the wearer as well as those who encounter them. If you want… Read More »

Ace That Interview by Improving Your Vocabulary

During an interview, your goal is to show the hiring manager you are an ideal candidate for the role. If you want to do so effectively, being able to express yourself in an articulate, precise, and professional matter is a must. However, once out of high school or college, most adults don’t continue to work… Read More »

10 Ways to Show Your Employees You’re Thankful for Them

Many managers value the contributions of their staff, but they don’t always express it. By demonstrating how thankful you are, you can improve morale and productivity, creating a more positive culture. If you want to show your appreciation for your team, here are ten easy ways to get started. Say Thank You Offering praise can… Read More »

3 Things All Light Industrial Employees Need to Get Hired

For many, the idea of securing a fast-paced light industrial position is exciting. Not only is the work engaging, there are opportunities for experienced and entry-level workers alike, showcasing there is room to grow professionally and end up with a solid career. However, even for entry-level roles where little experience is required, there are certain… Read More »