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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.     ...
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...
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...
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...
There are many reasons you may decide to leave a job. Maybe you've been looking for a new job to leave a bad work environment, make more money or advance your career. On the other hand it could be  personal reasons like going back to school or needing to care for family are the reasons for resigning. While the reasons for leaving a job could be many, there is one thing all have in common. That is, they all need a resignation...
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...
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...
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...