“Spring won’t let me stay in this house any longer! I must get out and breathe the air deeply again.” – Gustav Mahler
Spring has sprung, and with it, for many of us, a sense of reinvigoration and renewed spirit. If you would like to channel your newfound energy into your career building and job searching, we’d be happy to help, both in person and through our YouTube tutorials such as these:
Una guía para el proceso de solicitud de empleo para Target.
In this video, Career Specialist Andre de la Fuente provides a detailed step-by-step breakdown, in Spanish, of how to apply for retail giant Target.
How teens can answer, “Where do you see yourself in 3 years?”
Visualizing one’s future can be especially tricky for teens, whose lives are often on the brink of large changes. It’s important, though: employers ask this question because they want to know what your plans are and how well they align with the employer’s wants and needs. In this video, Career Specialist Lynnette Lee and guest presenter Aaliyah Newton demonstrate how to answer in a way that shows both your ambitious drive and your loyalty to the workplace.
Job search websites can be a great resource for finding job openings online – especially if you know how to get the most out of the job search engine. In this video, Career Specialist Cynthia Payton takes a look at the ins and outs of the job search website SimplyHired, including the types of jobs they post, ways to apply, and building a profile.
this month’s spotlight: the seven deadly sins of the job search playlist
If you want to make sure that you’re being a savvy jobseeker, check out this playlist. The Seven Deadly Sins Series takes an in-depth look at the seven most common mistakes that hold jobseekers back in their search. From “Looking for ‘any job’” to “Not negotiating salary” and everything in-between, Certified Career Coach Anne Nowak discusses all the ways you may be inadvertently sabotaging your job search.
Written by Lynnette Lee