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Getting an offer letter is an exciting experience. It means that you successfully made it through the application and interview process and most importantly, the employer wants to hire you. Whether your road to landing a job was long or short, receiving an offer letter is an accomplishment and achievement of a goal. But once you get an offer letter in hand, do you know what to look for? An offer letter shares with you important details about...
Why did you leave your last job? This is a common interview question. It is also a commonly hated interview question. Literally no one likes being asked this question.  But chances are very good that this question will be asked of you in an interview at some point in your career.  So it's a good move to go ahead and have an answer prepared for this very common interview question. And that's exactly what we're going to do today in...
Writing a resume can feel like an intimidating task. A lot is riding on this document. Employers decide if they want to interview and hire you based on your resume. So your job search centers on this one document. That’s a lot. But there is no need to let all that overwhelm you. This tutorial will walk you through how to write a simple resume that you can use to start applying for jobs as soon as today.     ...
Conducting phone interviews is a smart way for employers to save time, money and resources in their hiring process. Instead of doing an in-person interview with every candidate who looks good on paper, taking time to speak with promising candidates by phone first will result in choosing better candidates.  Phone interviews help employers to quickly identify candidates who are a match for their job and those who may not be, without...
Looking for a job in Jacksonville Florida? You'll want to read this post to get a jump start on your job search this week. This is your cheat to get to the best jobs on Jacksonville Works. Want this list sooner? Join our email list . We send our list of jobs we love on Sundays by email. OK, get your resumes ready and prepare to click apply now.  Car Wash Customer Service Associate Why we love it: The company puts a...
What does the fourth quarter look like in your small business? For a good number of small businesses, the last three months of the year are super busy. The end of the year brings in a surge of clients, customers and events which may overwhelm your normal staff. Often times this influx of business, while a good thing for the bottom line of your small business, may be impossible to meet without bringing on some additional resources.  ...
If you’re bringing on seasonal employees to get your business through a temporary busy season like the Christmas holiday shopping rush, don’t forget about the training that these employees will need to not only do their jobs successfully but to work well within your business culture. It can be so easy to just give these temporary employees the bare bones of job related training that will make them functional for the short period...
We all know that interviews are an important step toward getting the job that you want. You put a lot of energy into preparing for the interview so you perform well and make a great impression with the hiring manager. But after you've put in the prep work and completed a successful interview, what do you do next? That's what we're going to talk about today in this article. The hard work of interviewing may be done, but there are still...
Do the words, “Employee Recognition” make you start to see dollar signs? Is it followed by thoughts of whether the investment in recognizing employees is worth the time and money? If so, you’re not alone. Employee recognition is one of those human resources things that we know we should do, but often don’t. I’m not judging. Sometimes the demands of just getting through the day and servicing your clients makes it...
Benefits are those extra things that employees get in addition to their pay as a perk of working for you. An attractive employee benefit program is essential for attracting and retaining good employees. Traditionally employee benefits include things like health, vision, dental insurance and retirement savings plans. These are all good things to offer your employees, however a little out of the box thinking will add more value to your...
When applying for jobs on Jacksonville Works you may have noticed an option to include a cover letter with your resume. You have even been told to email your resume and cover letter to a business to apply for a job. Cover letters are sometimes treated as optional, because employers don’t often require a cover letter to be submitted with your resume. But this document is an important part of your job search. That’s because even...
Looking for a job in Jacksonville Florida? You'll want to read this post to get a jump start on your job search this week. This is your cheat to get to the best jobs on Jacksonville Works. Want this list sooner? Join our email list . We send our list of jobs we love on Sundays by email. OK, get your resumes ready and prepare to click apply now.      Specialty Installer Why we love it: Well, it's...