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Nothing can seem more frightening than not knowing how to answer a question in an interview. No matter how well you prepare for an interview, sometimes curveball questions land in our laps.  Getting stuck on an interview question is more common than you think. Since we can’t control the questions a potential employer chooses to answer, part of our interview preparation should include making a plan of action for questions...
A receptionist is an administrative professional responsible for greeting visitors, clients and managing incoming phone calls. A receptionist plays an important role in providing support to administrative and management teams. The receptionist job posting template is ready to use, easy to customize and suitable for most receptionist positions. Simply fill in the blanks with information specific to your job. Use the receptionist job posting...
A janitor plays an important role in the maintenance and health of commercial facilities. The janitor job posting template is ready to use, easy to customize and suitable for most janitorial positions. Simply fill in the blanks with information specific to your job. Use the janitor job posting template to quickly post janitor jobs and save you time. Post This Job Now On Jacksonville Works    Job Overview We...
On Jacksonville Works, your jobseeker profile is your job application. This means you can quickly apply for jobs without having to re-enter all of your application details over and over again every time you apply for a job. With a completed jobseeker profile, you can apply for jobs in one click, saving you time during your job search. Not only is jobseeker profile your application for jobs, it is what employers will see when you apply for...
Hiring is on every business owner and manager's mind right now.  As of the September 2021 jobs report, there are 10 million unfilled jobs in the United States . The challenge to hire enough employees to keep businesses functioning and able to meet the increased demand is the challenge of 2021. But in order to hire anyone, job seekers must first apply for your jobs. Getting more “apply now” clicks and completed applications...
If you've noticed the vibe among your employees is low, you're not alone. The employees who are on team have been stretched thin and to the max especially as the economy has reopened from the pandemic. But even though demand for services have increased, some employers are finding it challenging to staff up to meet that demand. So those who are working are working even harder to keep up.    With all of the current stress,...
  We really do appreciate our employees. Honestly, every business owner and manager does. We couldn't do what we do without them. We wouldn't be able to service our customers or grow our businesses  without them.  But as small business owners, there is just a lot of stuff to do. Sometimes, showing appreciation to our staff isn't something we can squeeze in a jam packed day consistently.    But weaving in...
The Great Resignation is upon us. Whether you've heard this exact term or not, chances are pretty good you have felt it's impact.    🙋🏾‍♀️ Have you had employees quit in record numbers? 🙋🏾‍♀️ Feel that it is nearly impossible to hire new employees no matter what you do?  🙋🏾‍♀️ The few applicants you may receive don't show for interviews?   Sounds familiar?   Then, my friend, you've...
How do you answer the interview question: "Why do you want to work here?" Before we get into it, If you haven't signed up as a jobseeker on Jacksonville Works, take a second to do that here. The registration page opens in a new tab so you can hop right back here when you're done.  Now that we've got that done, get ready to take some notes,🖋️ so you'll be ready to nail this question the next time it pops up during an interview....
If you have started your job search it is probably obvious that employers and job sites like Jacksonville Works are pretty interested in your email address. It is difficult, if not impossible to apply for a job online these days without an email address. The reason is simple, email is the way that employers and job sites prefer to keep in contact with jobseekers.  In fact, when you're looking for a job, these types of communications...
Hiring in 2021 is definitely a challenge. The days of just offering a paycheck are, if not over, aren’t cutting it  right now. Workers are demanding more from employers in exchange for their time, labor and talent. So, as a busy small business owner, what can you do to compete in the war for talent and get people interested in applying for jobs at your company? Well, we got you covered.   Here you’ll find ideas...
Looking for your first job can be exciting. It’s  a huge step toward Independence.  The right first job could be what unlocks the keys to your first apartment, car or pay college tuition. The work experience could make it easier to land a professional  job in the future.  And, let’s not forget, making your own money is pretty sweet too. But if we're honest, looking for your first job can also be scary as...