Posts Tagged: temp jobs in Anchorage

How to Focus Better on Your Work

Often, when we are working and we have trouble concentrating, we feel that we have to muster all of our strength and willpower to bring to the task at hand. And so we try even harder to force ourselves to focus on what we are doing. In the very short term, this may produce some… 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 »

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 »

How to Manage Your Boss

Manage my boss? Doesn’t my boss manage me? Of course she does. But if you want to get ahead and receive promotions and pay raises, you’ll need to learn how to manage your boss so that both of you will be successful. Read below for tips on how to properly manage your boss. You, of… Read More »

Starting Your New Employees Off Right

A new employee’s first experiences with you can make or break the worker’s success in the position and with your company. Most people who leave a company within a year of employment tend to do so not because they can’t do the job, but because they don’t fit in. Either they don’t like their coworkers… 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 »

Getting the Whole Story

 A new report by the consulting firm Development Dimensions International reveals that most of the people hired by companies in 2012 are already dissatisfied with their jobs. What they were told about the job hasn’t matched what they are doing. How can your company avoid this situation? There are several steps it can take. One… Read More »