Getting the Job

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Radio Guest: Getting the Job

Posted by on Jun 6, 2011 in Getting the Job, Podcasts, Radio Appearances | 1 comment

Radio Guest: Getting the Job

Click here to listen to our first radio appearance on Fox News Radio’s “Plain Jane Wisdom”.   We talked about how to get a job, what to wear, what to say, how to apply for different types of businesses, and how NOT to get fired before your first day of work. Join us on Facebook to learn when new shows will air and listen live here!

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How to Get Hired by a Small Business Owner

Posted by on May 13, 2011 in Advice, Featured Articles, Getting the Job, Published Articles | 0 comments

How to Get Hired by a Small Business Owner

Yahoo! asked for an article about what we look for when we hire.  Here is the article they published – enjoy! ** As a small business owner, what I look for when I want to hire an employee is different from what a national chain or corporate business wants from an employee.  Here’s exactly what I look for when I am reviewing resumes and hiring a new employee: 1.  Experience that fits the job .  Unfortunately, small businesses don’t have a training budget or training team to get a new employee up to speed, so I look through… read...

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Are You a Rainmaker?

Posted by on Apr 4, 2011 in Advice, Featured Articles, Getting the Job | 3 comments

Are You a Rainmaker?

I found this picture today and the text “Make it Rain Unconditionally” really struck me.   Jeffrey J Fox’s book on “How to Become a Rainmaker: Rules for Getting and Keeping Customers” made a profoud impact on a lot of readers, including me, when it introduced the world to the concept of a “Rainmaker”.  If you haven’t read the book, I highly recommend that you consider it.  You can be a rainmaker anywhere and in any facet in life – work, home, church, community, politics, you name it – there’s always a place where you can make amazing things happen to benefit others. Tonight was our first show on...

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Ask the HR Lady: Should I Take the Job?

Posted by on Mar 30, 2011 in Advice, Featured Articles, Getting the Job | 0 comments

Ask the HR Lady: Should I Take the Job?

Dear HR Lady: I have been looking for work and got offered a job as a part time per diem worker.  What does that mean?  Should I take the job? ~ Dustin, Lousiana Dear Dustin: Great question.  A part time employee is an employee who is scheduled to work, and actually works, less than a full time schedule.  Companies typically draw the line between part time and full time at 24 hours or 32 hours.  A part time employee is a regular benefit-eligible employee and earns vacation, sick time, etc. and is eligible to be considered for unemployment.  A per diem employee literally translates in to “per day”.  Per diem employees are hired for a project and are, in...

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