Posts Tagged: Anchorage temp jobs

Why a Handwritten Letter is Better

After an interview, career counselors advise job candidates to send a note of thanks. They usually recommend an email. The same is true of networking. Job hunters are advised to send emails to those with whom they want to connect. But instead of an email, some career counselors advise a little different approach – sending… Read More »

Perk Power

We’re sure your employees would agree that pay raises and promotions are a good thing. Yet we also understand that budgets can be very tight and there may not be enough in the coffers to provide anything close to a hefty wage hike across the board. Yet there are some things a cash-strapped company can… Read More »

Tips for the First-Time Supervisor

You’ve just been promoted to the role of supervisor in your Anchorage company. You, your family and friends are beyond thrilled for you. You, however, are somewhat nervous, and understandably so. After all, you’ve never been a boss before and you certainly don’t want to blow this chance you’ve been given. Plus, you may now… Read More »

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 »

When Is a Job-Search Gimmick a Good Idea?

When it comes to the job search, you definitely want to stand out from the other dozens – or hundreds – of people who are applying for the same position as you are. So, is it truly the case – as the old vaudevillian performer used to say – that you “gotta have a gimmick!”?… Read More »