Posts Tagged: employment

Half of Employed Adults Likely to Job Hunt Next Year

This article was just release by the American Staffing Association on 11.5.2019.  This is the time to job search! Nearly half of employed adults in the U.S. (48%) are likely to look for a new job in the next year, according to the results of the latest American Staffing Association Workforce Monitor® survey conducted online… Read More »

4 Tips to Tackle Hard Interview Questions Head On

4 Tips to Tackle Hard Interview Questions Head On Interviewing…. Just mentioning that to some people can cause anxiety or apprehension. Even though I have been with Career Options staffing firm for more than 15 years, I remember an odd interview question that I received while searching for a teaching job. “Lisa, if you could… Read More »

Expert Strategies – Making a Stress Free Career Transition

Greetings! If you or anyone you know, anticipates changing jobs in the next year, this informal seminar/Q & A format is perfect!  Join us from 5:30pm-6:30pm on October 23rd. Be sure to RSVP to president@career-options.com this week as seating is limited 🙂 Here is a link to the invite below: Expert Strategies – Career Transitions

New Opening – Supply and Logistics Specialist

We have an exciting opening for you!   Growing company in Greenville is seeking a DIRECT HIRE Supply and Logistics Assistant! This family owned company has been providing service to the Fox Valley and surrounding areas for 50+ years.   They are proud to conduct business based on a firm foundation of honesty, integrity, family values,… Read More »

Thank You Notes… Do You Really Need to Send One After An Interview?

Is writing a thank you note even necessary after an interview? Which is the best way to communicate? When should I send the follow up? I have received many questions  regarding interview thank you’s so I wanted to offer a few tips. YES… thank you notes should still be written!  Some of my clients mention that very… Read More »

Staffing Industry Reports Filling Jobs is Difficult for Majority of Firms

Staffing Industry, May 8th, 2019 A majority of companies reported difficulty filling open positions in the past six months, and about half are raising wages to attract workers, according to the “Spring 2019 Semiannual Economic Forecast” released today by the Institute for Supply Management. However, manufacturing firms are reporting slightly more difficulty finding workers than… Read More »

Behavioral Interview Questions

Often, Career Options’ candidates ask about behavioral interview questions and whatis the purpose compared to traditional questions.   Behavioral questions go outside the traditional questions that have been asked. In the past, many employers would ask about duties, goals and accomplishments.  A lot of these were asking to relate factual information and job history.  However,… Read More »

How to Excel Early in your Customer Service Career

We are often asked for ideas about how to learn, grow and advance in a role.  Today’s blog is about learning more about the Customer Service field and becoming invaluable!   Here are some quick ideas to help you move forward in your career: Find a mentor who is willing to offer ideas and suggestions… Read More »