Posts Tagged: Anchorage staffing agencies

Picking Up the Pieces After a Job Loss

Losing your job is obviously a very traumatic event. And yet, in the present economy, even though it is gaining momentum, no job is really absolutely safe. So, if you find yourself part of a layoff, how should you go about getting back on your feet again? 1. First, stay calm, and take a little… Read More »

Handling Stress Like a SEAL

You may have a stressful job, but there are very few people whose jobs can match those of a Navy SEAL for stress. So how do SEALs handle such stress? There are several ways. One way is preparation, In addition to going through hours and hours of training for all types of situations, SEALs practice… Read More »

How to Gain the Respect of Employees

If you are a manager, gaining the respect of your employees is important. But, as the saying goes, respect needs to be earned. And earning it is more about your actions than your words. You earn respect when you do your job well; that is, when you employ good management techniques. Some of the things… Read More »

You Hate Your Job. Now What?

So, you hate your job. There are many reasons why someone would not be enamored of their current employment, whether it is a bad boss, a bad company, the people you work with, or the work itself. Whatever the case, how do you cope with such a situation? Coping in large part depends on the… Read More »

What to do After Being Fired

They are the words no one ever wants to hear –“We have to let you go.” You’ve been fired. It is one of the most distressing experiences you probably have ever had. The next question is, what do you do now? Although you may well be in shock after receiving such news, it is important,… Read More »

Preparing for the Interview — Behavioral Questions

During a job interview, you will more than likely be confronted with behavioral questions. These are questions where the interviewer is looking for examples of actions taken by an applicant – or behavior of an applicant — that demonstrated certain competencies or skills. The interviewer is looking for detailed and tangible demonstration of certain qualities… Read More »

Hiring and Keeping the Best People

An ongoing challenge for businesses is finding and retaining the best people. In the coming years, it will become ever more important. Moreover, a recent survey has revealed that about 25 percent of all new employees leave a company within one year of being hired. This really adds to the challenges that companies face. And… Read More »

How to Make a Good Presentation

At one time or another, most of us have sat through PowerPoint presentations that were, to put it charitably, a bit dull. A procession of charts, text, and pictures passed before our glazed eyes without really imparting a great deal of information. So, if you find yourself in the situation of having to make a… Read More »

Dealing with a Stressful Event

We all have to deal with stressful situations, some more frequently than others. And there is a lot of advice out there to help people deal with stress, with suggestions ranging from exercise, to rest, to meditation. And these are fine to help deal with stress levels over a period of time. But they’re not… Read More »

On Being a Good Supervisor

As a supervisor, you have a lot on your plate. With all that you have to do, you may not have taken the time to stop and reflect on your performance as a boss. But it is important to do, because the relationship between employees and their bosses is key to worker morale and ultimately… Read More »