Target Companies to Find the Right Fit for You

August 12, 2019 | Tri-Valley Career Center
Targeting companies that seem like a good match for your skills and experience and align with your values and goals could be an important step in your job search process. Identifying and researching organizations that feel like the right fit for you can be an effective and possibly more productive approach than applying for every job opening you see.

Summer is a Great Time to Look for a Job!

June 11, 2019 | Tri-Valley Career Center
If you’re like many job seekers, you may think that companies tend to cut back hiring during the summer months, but the truth is that employers search for qualified candidates in every season.

Get Organized to Keep Your Job Search on Track

June 11, 2019 | Tri-Valley Career Center
When looking for a job, it’s not uncommon to be applying for numerous opportunities at once. Multiple applications mean different versions of your resume, various cover letters and many different deadlines to keep track of. With so many moving parts, it’s easy to get lost in the details, but a disorganized job search can lead to embarrassing mistakes, such as lost phone numbers, confused deadlines and missed interviews.

Write Effective Job Postings that Attract the Right Candidates

May 13, 2019 | Tri-Valley Career Center
When the right job seekers click on your job postings to learn more about your open positions, you’re one step closer to converting them into applicants. But, if your job postings don’t provide the right information or motivate them to apply, they’ll move on to the next potential employer. It’s essential that your job postings give your target candidates the information they want and need in a clear and compelling way.

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How to Keep Your Spirits Up During Your Job Search

April 10, 2019 | Tri-Valley Career Center
If you’re having a difficult time finding a job, and it seems like it’s taking forever, you’re not alone. Many job seekers find job hunting frustrating and draining. Submitting dozens of applications, trying to connect with potential employers and going through the interview process with no offers in sight can sometimes leave you feeling ready to give up. There are, however, a variety of ways to keep yourself pumped up no matter what your job search is throwing your way.

2020-05-12T20:28:16-07:00April 10, 2019|Hiring, Job Fairs, Job Seekers, Networking|0 Comments

Job Fairs Offer a Unique Opportunity to Connect with Employers

April 10, 2019 | Tri-Valley Career Center
If you’re looking for an opportunity to make an in-person connection with employers you might not otherwise have access to, consider attending job fairs as part of your job search strategy. Job (or career) fairs allow you to learn more about companies, talk one-on-one with company representatives and make an important first impression that might help you get your foot in the door with your next employer.

Get More Value from Your Applicant Tracking System (ATS)

March 10, 2019 | Tri-Valley Career Center
Applicant tracking systems (ATS) offer many benefits to employers. An ATS can help you streamline the application process and make screening candidates more efficient. On the other hand, many candidates say that an ATS can be difficult to use and are often frustrated because they’re not sure if their qualifications are ever reviewed by an actual person.

Master the Art of the Handshake to Make a Good First Impression

December 14, 2018 | Tri-Valley Career Center
The secret to getting a job may be in your hands—literally. Your handshake is one of the most important first impressions you’ll make in an interview as it is said interviewers to make up their minds about a person in the first two or three minutes of an interview, during which the first handshake takes place.

2020-05-12T21:30:14-07:00December 14, 2018|Hiring, Interviewing, Job Fairs, Job Seekers|0 Comments

Career Assessments Can Help Guide Your Job Search

October 17, 2018 | Tri-Valley Career Center
If you’re not sure which career path to pursue as you search for your next job, you’re not alone. Many job seekers and career changers struggle trying to decide what they really want to do with their careers, making the choice of which companies and job openings to apply for especially challenging. If you find yourself uncertain about which direction to take in your job search, you may want to consider a self-reflective process called career assessment to learn more about your work style as well as your true strengths and interests.

Network Your Way to Your Next Job during the Holiday Season

October 17, 2018 | Tri-Valley Career Center
Many job experts believe that the holidays can be one of the best times of the year to find a job, and many companies want to start the New Year with the right talent already on board. Contrary to what you may think, experts believe that the holidays can be one of the best times of the year to find a job!

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