Posts Categorized: Career Tips

Out of Work Still? Here are Three Ways You Can Build Up Your Confidence for a Job Search

Out of Work Still? Here are Three Ways You Can Build Up Your Confidence for a Job Search | Opti Staffing

Job searches are stressful, and when you deal with rejection, sometimes repeatedly, your confidence can take a beating. So, the question is, how can you maintain your enthusiasm, energy, and a positive attitude as you look ahead and see no light at the end of the tunnel? First of all, if you are applying for… Read More »

Say Goodbye to This Year. What Goals Do You Have for Next Year?

Say Goodbye to This Year. What Goals Do You Have for Next Year? - Opti Staffing

2020 has been a trying and tumultuous year, to say the least. Perhaps we should all congratulate ourselves on getting through it. Now it’s time to look ahead to 2021 and think about what we want to accomplish next year. Especially in tough times such as these, we need to set goals for ourselves to… Read More »

Shopping Around for a Job? Connect With Us. Here’s How We Can Assist

Shopping Around for a Job? Connect With Us. Here’s How We Can Assist - Opti

If you are planning a job search, there is no better place to start than with Opti Staffing. We offer you benefits you just won’t find anywhere else. We work with some of the top companies in the country. When you meet with our recruiters, they will take the time to get to know you.… Read More »

Its Time for Your Resume Update. Here are Four Tips

Its Time for Your Resume Update. Here are Four Tips Opti Staffing

If you are one of the many people engaged in a job search now because of the impact of the pandemic, you are undoubtedly looking at revamping your resume. There are certain elements of a resume that are essential and should always be included — focusing on accomplishments and providing evidence in the form of… Read More »

Work-Life Balance Might Seem Tough Right Now – Here are a Few Suggestions

How To Get Work-Life Balance BACK! - Opti Staffing

Balancing the demands of work and personal life has never been easy. The trend has been toward longer hours at work, which only accelerates during recessions when companies lay off employees and expect those still working to make up the slack. Now, as the pandemic continues, more people are working from home and dealing with… Read More »

What Places Are Hiring This Winter? Jobs in Seattle, Portland, Lake Oswego, Anchorage and Vancouver Areas

What Places Are Hiring This Winter? - Opti Staffing

The pandemic has caused major disruptions to the economy. Many millions of people lost their jobs. But, as businesses began reopening, hiring began to pick up steam. The latest government figures show the economy added 1.4 million jobs in August, bringing the overall unemployment rate down to 8.4 percent, still high but much better than… Read More »

Video Interviewing Etiquette From Beginning to End

Video Interviewing Etiquette From Beginning to End - Opti Staffing

The Covid-19 pandemic is affecting all aspects of business operations. It is changing the way companies recruit and hire. Companies are now using video interviews more than ever. So, if you are looking for a job, you need to become familiar with this type of interview and how to make the most of it. A… Read More »

Make the Move – Why a Skilled Trade Job in Alaska is Totally Worth It

Many people believe that having a college degree is necessary to have a good career. But this is just not the case. There are definitely some high paying jobs that require a degree, but there are also many well paying jobs in the trades. In fact, for many of these jobs, the pay is comparable… Read More »

Managing Life’s Bumps – How to Spot Opportunity and Pursue It

Opti Staffing - How to spot opportunities

Opportunity is created as often as it is discovered. Thomas Jefferson commented on this phenomenon when he said that he believed in luck, and the harder he worked, the luckier he was. The more sustained effort we can muster, the more opportunities that tend to spring from it. But how do you spot these opportunities… Read More »

Longevity Still Matters at a Job

In the past, the amount of time a person stayed in a particular job mattered more than it does today. At one point in time, people spent their entire career at one company. If a person moved around a lot, he or she was known as a job hopper, and this was a red flag… Read More »