January 8, 2021 | Tri-Valley Career Center The start of a new year is often a time when people start thinking about looking for a new job or pursuing a new direction in their career. If you want to find a job that matches your skills, experience and interests, setting goals is an important step in your job search process. There are many benefits of incorporating goalsetting as a part of your job search process.
December 1, 2020 | Hannah Morgan via Tri-Valley Career Center Are you looking for the best tools for job search? Not job boards but tools to help you manage, organize and conduct a proactive job search! Job search coaches, resume writers and even a few job seekers share their favorite tools!
October 24, 2020 | Tri-Valley Career Center Researching companies is one of the best ways to become a stand-out candidate during your job search. By putting on your detective hat and investigating potential employers, you’ll discover details that will better prepare you for the hiring process, from cover letter to interview.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.