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Joining a Job Club Can Provide Valuable Support and Boost Your Job Search

September 4, 2020 | Tri-Valley Career Center
Research has shown that many successful job seekers join a job club to help boost their job search skills as well as get essential social support. Joining a job club can help you overcome the fears and emotional challenges of unemployment that everyone experiences and build the skills you need to find a job.

2020-09-03T09:14:10-07:00September 3, 2020|Job Seekers, Networking|0 Comments

Recruiting Agencies Should be a Part of Everyone’s Job Search Strategies

August 20, 2020 | Tri-Valley Career Center
Gone are the days that a recruitment or staffing firm was simply a “temp agency”. It’s time to lose that impression and make a new one. Recruitment agencies are a viable option in your job search and should be a part of your job search strategy.

2020-08-20T17:39:01-07:00August 20, 2020|Job Seekers, Recruiting|0 Comments

Target and Research Companies Online to Help Guide Your Job Search

August 7, 2020 | Tri-Valley Career Center
Your job search should include proactively targeting companies to help you find a good fit for your career goals and values. The more time and effort you spend targeting and researching companies, the more likely you are to find not only a job but also an organization and company culture that’s right for you.

2020-08-07T09:29:18-07:00August 6, 2020|Job Seekers, LinkedIn|0 Comments

How to Pivot Your Career in a New and Successful Direction

July 23, 2020 | Tri-Valley Career Center
Whether you are choosing to make a change or are driven by the current workplace volatility, making a career pivot now could be a smart strategy to improve your career prospects going forward. If you’re thinking about a career pivot, approaching it carefully and thoughtfully can help you transition into a new direction more effectively.

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.