Posts Tagged: Anchorage temp jobs

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 »

Enhancing Your Credentials

When applying for jobs, you want to give yourself the best chance possible of getting hired. One of the things that might be standing in the way of being hired is a lack of credentials in your field. When the competition for jobs is intense, having that extra credential can make all the difference. It… Read More »

When to Turn Down a Job Offer

As hard as it may be to fully embrace, turning down a job offer sometimes really is the best thing to do. How can you tell if any job offer is one that should be turned down (politely, of course)? Read below. If you’ve only recently started your job search and you receive an offer,… Read More »

Climbing the Career Ladder Faster

f you want to climb the proverbial career ladder, either at your current employer or just in general, read below for a few tips on how to climb it a bit more quickly. Always keep learning. This doesn’t mean you have to go back for a bachelor’s, master’s or doctorate degree (although doing so could… Read More »

About to Graduate? Avoid These Common Newbie Job Seeker Mistakes

Whether you’re just about to graduate from high school, college or a training program, if you’ve never looked for a “real” job before, you may be a bit nervous (understandably so). After all, you want to make a good impression on a potential employer and are worried about making some first-timer mistakes that could cost… Read More »

Banishing Unwanted Thoughts

You’ve probably experienced it before – you have a thought that persistently intrudes into your consciousness, no matter how hard you try to get rid of it. In fact, the harder you try, the more it seems to pop up. The same is true for unfinished business. If we start a project, and then for… Read More »

Hidden Resume Problems

When putting together a resume, there are certain things that all career advisors tell you to watch out for – grammar and spelling errors, unexplained gaps in employment, for example. But there are other things that will get you into trouble as well. Unfortunately, these aren’t as black and white as those mentioned above. That’s… Read More »

Religion in the Workplace

It’s no secret that today’s workforces are much more diverse than in the past. In fact, many companies are striving to establish workforces that are diverse because they see it as a way to improve the quantity and quality of new ideas and viewpoints that could help the bottom line. But this emphasis on diversity… Read More »