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Unemployment Benefits through the Pandemic and Beyond

April 17, 2020 | Tri-Valley Career Center
We can't guarantee that we have all the answers, as we are not the Employment Development Department (EDD). However, we hope to answer what we do know at the link below and point you in the direction of more information when we don't have all the answers.

2020-06-03T07:14:39-07:00June 2, 2020|Job Seekers|0 Comments

How To Stay Motivated During Your Job Search

May 22, 2020 | Tri-Valley Career Center
A job search can be challenging under the best of circumstances. Searching for a job is a process that takes time and effort, and sometimes you may lose your way, get discouraged and be tempted to give up. COVID-19 and shelter-in-place orders bring additional challenges that may seem too difficult to overcome. However, the key to any successful job search is to keep going and never give up because that's how you'll reap the rewards.

2020-05-21T15:54:07-07:00May 21, 2020|Job Seekers, Networking|0 Comments

Who’s Hiring? They’re Hiring.

May 15, 2020 | Tri-Valley Career Center
While some positions and industries are indeed suffering, there are also many companies hiring right now, according to career advice writer Elvira Veksler (Who’s hiring and how to get hired during the Coronavirus pandemic). Veksler says that government-related, customer service and warehouse workers, package handlers, accountants, and healthcare workers are all still very much in demand in terms of coronavirus jobs hiring.

Keep Your Job Search Going During This Time of Change and Challenge

May 15, 2020 | Tri-Valley Career Center
Have you put your job search on hold due to the dire health and economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic? The Tri-Valley Career Center is engaged in ongoing research to uncover information about industries and companies who are still hiring and expert advice on how to approach your job search during these challenging times.

2020-05-14T18:27:06-07:00May 14, 2020|Job Seekers, Networking, Resume|0 Comments

Tips for Conducting a Seamless Virtual Job Interview

March 20, 2020 | Tri-Valley Career Center
If you are like many companies making adjustments to prioritize the health and safety of your employees and communities amid the coronavirus crisis, you may be considering transitioning from in-person candidate interviews to virtual interviews. Preparation for a virtual interview is an important part of the process.

2020-05-11T12:58:34-07:00May 1, 2020|Employers, Hiring, Interviewing|0 Comments

Use LinkedIn to Network Your Way to Your Next Job Now

March 27, 2020 | Tri-Valley Career Center
It’s important to use this time of isolation to your benefit. One way is to spend time on LinkedIn, researching companies and building your network. This professional social media platform is now an essential part of your job search. If you haven’t already set up your LinkedIn profile, now is the time to get started.

Take Advantage of Your Time at Home to Add to Your Toolbox of Skills

April 10, 2020 | Tri-Valley Career Center
Thanks to the amazing expansion of technology and the Internet, there is a wealth of online learning opportunities at your fingertips. To support those of us forced to join the workplace exodus and stay at home except for essential needs, many universities and distance learning organizations are offering free access to an unprecedented array of courses. This could be the perfect opportunity for you to take advantage of access to the world’s best knowledge bases.

2020-05-11T13:00:10-07:00May 1, 2020|Assessments, Job Seekers, Resume|0 Comments

Hashtags Can May Your Job Search More Efficient

April 30, 2020 | Tri-Valley Career Center
Job searching online can b a laborious task if you are scrolling all the jobs available. It is far more efficient to pare down your search to jobs that fit your goals, your targeted job titles or companies, even locations. Hashtags are a great way of filtering what you see and the most recently posted opportunities.

2020-05-11T13:01:10-07:00May 1, 2020|Hiring, Job Seekers, LinkedIn|0 Comments

Self-Promotion Without Guilt

April 30, 2020 | Tri-Valley Career Center
Self-promotion is both strategy and art. It requires self-awareness as well as knowledge of your environment. The failure to master this skill can have dire consequences in the workplace in the form of missing out on promotions and better assignments.

2020-05-11T13:02:13-07:00May 1, 2020|Job Seekers, Networking|0 Comments

Unemployment Benefits through the Pandemic and Beyond

April 17, 2020 | Tri-Valley Career Center
The number of people filing for unemployment in California and across the country is at a historic high point. We can’t guarantee that we have all the answers, as we are not the Employment Development Department (EDD). However, we hope to answer what we do know below and point you in the direction of more information when we don’t have the answers.

2020-06-02T17:27:23-07:00April 17, 2020|Job Seekers|0 Comments