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Save the date! 2017 holiday hiring fairs

Believe it or not, employers are already hiring for the holidays! These companies have announced their plans to hire thousands of seasonal employees in 2017. Attend a national hiring fair for your chance to snag an interview and land your seasonal job before the holiday season officially starts. JCPenney When: October 17, 2 pm – 8 pm Where: All JCPenney store locations How it works: JCPenney is staffing up and hiring 40,000 seasonal employees for […]



Roll Call: Top 10 jobs for college students

Ever wonder what part-time job is right for you? Well, we’ve done our homework and found the 10 most popular jobs for college students. Take a look and see which job best fits your personality.   10. Delivery Driver Everybody loves pizza! Take a break from the dining hall and make some dough as a Delivery Driver. Fun fact: The average Delivery Driver earns $11.43 per hour plus tips. 9. Dishwasher Ditch your roommate’s dishes and get paid […]



"Are you hiring?" How to walk in & ask with confidence

If you really want a job sometimes you just gotta go get it. These days most businesses only accept online applications. But if you want to stand out, walking into your favorite boutique or restaurant can be a your opportunity to leave a lasting impression and land the job. Before you walk in, use these three expert tips to get prepared and wow the hiring manager. Come ready: Visiting the business in person is your opportunity to […]



How to turn NO into YES

Rejection. You'll face it at some point during your job search and that's okay. We've all been there. Just remember that if you want the job bad enough you never have to take no for an answer. Now, I'm not talking about stalking the hiring manager or badgering them to the point of a restraining order (totally not cool). I'm talking about being persistent. Sometimes you have to chase the job down if you really […]



Get hired with no work experience (seriously!)

So you’re browsing the job listings on Snagajob and you spot the perfect part-time job. Just as you’re about to apply you see the words "1 to 2 years of experience required." Talk about a buzzkill. We've all been there, it's kind of like seeing an outfit that you've had your eye on for a while and realizing you can't quite afford it. Job seekers ask us all the time, "how do I get any […]



How to make connections and get hired

Are you looking to make connections? Don't know where to start? We're here to help! When searching for a new job, the people you encounter along the way can be very important. It may be uncomfortable at first, but a great way to network is to meet new people. Here are a few tips that can set you on the road to success: 1) Take advantage of every opportunity Whether it's someone at a gas station […]



Macy's hiring process

Do you want to work for Macy's? Not sure what to expect? Here are some tips on how to get a job at Macy's: 1) Most candidates either apply online or through a recruiter and the process typically takes one to two weeks. Chances are, if the hiring manager approves your application, they'll ask you to come to one of the nearest store locations for a face-to-face interview. During the interview the hiring manager will talk to […]



Legitimate work-from-home jobs

Are you looking for a legitimate work-from-home job? Not sure where to start? We're here to help! Whether you're a stay-at-home mom or recent graduate wanting to travel, here are some popular positions that can earn you an income right from your own couch. 1) Travel consultant Often times, people who are planning to travel don't have the time or desire to figure out every aspect of their trip, so this is where you come in. […]



Amazon's hiring process

Thinking about working for Amazon? Not sure what to expect? Here are some tips on how to get a job at Amazon: 1) Their hiring process typically takes one to three weeks. Amazon will usually interview a candidate once or twice over the phone, and if that goes well, they'll most likely ask you to come in for an on-site interview with members of the company. Stay in contact with employers via emails and phone […]



3 reasons failure is a good thing

Feeling defeated by job opportunities not working out? You're not alone--you can bounce back. While failure can feel like a negative thing, it can actually bring about life lessons, new opportunities and even victory. In fact, failure can be seen as part of the success process. 1. A brutal teacher "Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn." C.S. Lewis With experience often comes the unavoidable moments of failure. […]