Ready to Work, Rain or Shine: Employment Opportunities to Meet Your Needs

Ready to Work, Rain or Shine: Employment Opportunities to Meet Your Needs

Central Florida has had no shortage of rain in the past week, and that leaves many people longing for the sun. Perhaps no one is as ready for the clouds to clear out than those who work in an outdoor environment, as they are suffering the consequences from the weather all day, every day, and not just during their morning…

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Beyond Business: When Interview Questions Go Deeper

Receiving news that you are scheduled for an interview after going through the process of searching through lists of openings and filling out endless applications feels like a huge accomplishment…and it is! However, the process of getting ready for an interview requires just as much work as the application, and how you prepare for the questions can be the difference…

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My Kids Have Graduated…Now What?

May is a month of milestones, with graduations happening for kindergarteners all the way up to college students, and that means many parents are facing new phases of life. Whether it be sending your baby off to their first year of full-day elementary school, or moving your recent college grad into their first apartment and out of your (now empty)…

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Join The Club! How Local Involvement Can Help You Get Hired

When you are searching for a new job, or hoping to move up in your career, time is valuable and you want to get hired NOW. That means you need to utilize every available opportunity to make yourself marketable, and that includes more than just past employment and personal references. Any local involvement in clubs or organizations (such as the…

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Think Forward: How Ambition Propels Your Career

Job interviews are notorious for including several “standard” questions, such as inquiries about your education, your preferred work environment (flying solo or team effort), and, the age old, “Where do you see yourself in 5 years?” When it comes to that last question, many applicants struggle. Whether it’s because they literally haven’t thought that far ahead in their career, or…

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The Proof Is in The Proofreading: What Is Preventing You from Getting Hired?

One of the most important parts of your job search, interview, and hiring process is the writing of your resume. Perfecting your cover letter, references, and resume is key to standing out from the crowd of applicants who all want the same job you do, and could be the leg up you need to get hired. However, it can also…

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Lack of Employee Benefits? Tips to Improvise and Make Your Job Work for YOU

It’s easy to complain about your employer if you feel you don’t receive enough by way of benefits. Whether health/vision/dental insurance packages, or the amount of vacation leave you receive each year, we understand that you might not always agree with your boss about the privileges you feel you’re entitled to at your job. However, we also understand that employers…

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Spring Break Is Over…Now What? 1-2-3

Now that Spring Break has ended and your kids are back in school, you might be looking at hitting the job hunt hard over the next few weeks. That is a great plan, but if you aren’t sure where to start, you can be left frustrated, and end up wasting time by running in circles and making no actual headway…

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Pursuing Career Growth: Moving Up at Work

Career growth is important to most employees, and you probably accepted your current position with the aspirations to be promoted over time. Like others, you enjoy the idea of moving up and receiving more benefits, better pay, etc. that come along with a higher-level job.  However, moving up the ladder isn’t an automatic benefit of most jobs, and it’s something that must…

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Kids Get Spring Break, You Get…Nothing? Tips for Finding Childcare During School Vacations

Spring break is just a week away, and that means kids are counting down to 5 days of no school, and free time to enjoy some rest, some fun, and time away from the books. Some families use Spring Break to take vacations, travel, or even stay home and enjoy time together, but if your budget doesn’t allow for that…

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