Category: Career Advice
LLoydEmployed – Late Summer Edition 2013
This newsletter is written for LLoyd’s contingent workforce associates, but we think the content is helpful to our working talent, as well as our clients and the LLoyd community. We hope you enjoy it. Comments are welcome.
Why You Didn’t Get Hired
First of all, congratulations – you are about to start life in the “real world” in other words in a career you’ve chosen and an environment that you will be you professional community.
Taking Temp to the Next Level
Temporary employment can be quite an adventure. From the moment a LLoyd Staffing Specialist calls with your first assignment, the doors are wide open to try your hand and develop your skills at a variety of employers. For students, new grads, and boomers who desire flexibility in their schedule, to professionals seeking a career change – temporary work is ideal for trying out a position, field or company, before making a “permanent” commitment.
Take Control of Your Job Search
They say that the three of the most stressful things in life include moving to a new house, health issues and finding a new job. If this is true, especially the last one, it continues to stump me as to why so many job seekers approach their job search with absolutely no plan, no organization and will submit to working with practically anyone, without considering if it’s a good fit.
Workforce Readiness – Going Beyond the Technology: How Business Professionals Can Impact Tomorrow’s Workforce
Earlier this year, U.S. News and World Report offered up an article on the new concerns of an evolving workforce. It points out that younger generation workers have been raised and educated using advanced technology and social tools for their work and networking activities.
Peer Today, Boss Tomorrow
Congratulations! You’ve just been singled out and promoted to a supervisory role. It’s very uplifting to be recognized and rewarded by your employer, but on the heels of these good feelings often comes the fall out from peers who may or may not be happy for you.