September 6th, 2016
Job seekers spend lots of time perfecting their resume, drafting a compelling cover letter, scouring the web for open job listings and sending applications. Once they attend the in-person interview, they often breathe a sigh of relief, as they are nearing the end of the hiring process. However, many job applicants fail to complete an important piece of the process: following up after the job interview. Read on for four tips to do so.
Have you just had an interview? Learn how to follow up here!
4 Tips for Following Up After a Job Interview
- Ask About Next Steps
One of the best ways to get a good handle on the follow up process and timeline after a job interview is to ask the interviewer what the next steps are before you leave the room. They’ll be able to tell you a timetable about when you can expect to hear from them, helping you time your follow up communication.
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August 16th, 2016
Here at Josephine’s Professional Staffing, we work to place top talent with businesses in the fields of Administrative, Clerical, Accounting, Finance, Engineering, Healthcare, Medical, IT, Technical, Light Industrial and Manufacturing. We’re always seeking new talented candidates who may be a good fit for our open job listings.
Job searching? Check out our open positions!
Continue reading for a look into the employment opportunities we have available for the month of August, ranging from reception to certified nursing assistants.
August’s Open Job Listings and Locations
- Receptionist – San Mateo, California
- Will provide support to an engineering project.
- Administrative Support with Engineering experience – San Jose, California
- Will provide support to a construction project in San Jose.
- Certified Nursing Assistant – Palo Alto, San Jose
- Will provide support in a hospital setting.
- Material Handler – Milpitas, California
- Will work in a warehouse setting.
- Forklift Driver – Milpitas, California
- Has experience operating a stand-up forklift.
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June 21st, 2016
At Josephine’s Professional Staffing, we’re always seeking new talent and candidates that may be a fit for our open job listings. Here’s a look into a few positions we’re currently hiring for in June: Quality Inspector, Medical Assistant and Quality Control/Quality Assurance.
Open Job Listings for June
Lead Quality Assurance Inspector
- Ensure the highest possible quality of all products produce by Plasma Ruggedized Solutions.
- Perform incoming, first article, in process and final inspections on manufactured parts and assemblies.
- Interface with Production Management to coordinate inspection priorities.
- Communicate all quality issues to management in a timely manner, along with recommendations for any corrective actions that may be necessary.
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June 7th, 2016
To present yourself in your best possible light during the job search, the first step is to have an eye-catching, memorable and impressive resume. Your first impression with the hiring manager, a resume serves as a brief introduction into your skills, qualifications, career trajectory and potential as a new hire. Read on for three tips for catching their attention and writing a killer resume.
3 Tips for Writing an Eye-Catching Resume
- Be Honest
It’s crucial to never lie on your resume to preserve your professional integrity. “Little white lies” about your reasons for leaving a previous job, fudging your salary details or inventing positions you never held are all surefire ways to get blacklisted during the job hunt and if you manage to get the job, fired once you are found out. Always be honest about your past and avoid embellishing the truth, even if you don’t think you’ll get caught. Read the rest of this entry »
May 17th, 2016
At Josephine’s Professional Staffing, we work to match companies with top talent in the fields of Administrative, Clerical, Construction, Customer Service, Accounting, Finance, Engineering, Healthcare, Medical, IT, Technical, Light Industrial and Manufacturing.
Apply for any of our open job positions for May!
We’re always seeking new talent and candidates that may be a fit for our open job listings. Read on for the available employment opportunities for the month of May, ranging from Accounting and Administration, to Construction and Customer Service. Read the rest of this entry »
May 3rd, 2016
If you’re on the hunt for career building resources, it’s important to know which websites offer the best information for helping you land your next dream job. Whether you’re seeking a job board, an industry leader’s blog or personal development tips, read on for five of the best career building websites.
5 Best Career Building Websites
- A Better Interview
The interview process can make or break your chances at landing a potential new position. Come to the meeting prepared by brushing up on your interview skills at A Better Interview. In addition to a blog filled with topics ranging from how to increase your LinkedIn visibility to flattering the hiring manager, A Better Interview can help you rate your skills and provide valuable feedback. Read the rest of this entry »
April 19th, 2016
At Josephine’s Professional Staffing, we work to place companies with top talent in the fields of Administrative, Clerical, Accounting, Finance, Engineering, Healthcare, Medical, IT, Technical, Light Industrial and Manufacturing. We’re always on the lookout for new candidates that may be a great fit for any of our open job listings. Here are the employment opportunities we have available for the month of April, ranging from the Healthcare and Medical sector to Construction, Administrative and Light Industrial.
April’s Open Job Listings
- Certified Nursing Assistant
- Licensed Vocational Nurse
- Medical Assistants
- Registered Nurses
- Warehouse Assistants
- Forklift Drivers
- Collection Specialist
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February 16th, 2016
There are many moving pieces to a successful job hunt, including filling out applications, sending resumes, fielding phone interviews, worrying about dress code, attending in-person interviews and sending thank you notes, but one of the most important parts is the cover letter. It’s your one (and if done incorrectly, only) opportunity to shine and make a great first impression on a hiring manager. How do you write a stellar cover letter that is sure to land you an interview? Read on for three tips.
3 Tips for Writing a Cover Letter
- Be Conversational
Many times job applicants who speak, write and work normally in their real life turn to lofty and un-conversational proper English when writing a cover letter. You are interested in a new job, not “Declaring with the upmost certainty and confidence your interest in a new position that may only come about by being selected for this vocation.” Hiring managers are people, not medieval wizards granting you a wish; write the way you would speak on the job in your cover letter. Read the rest of this entry »
February 2nd, 2016
There’s much competition for employment and only a few chances to make an impression on a hiring manager during the job search. Crafting an excellent professional resume and cover letter is just one way you can catch an employer’s attention when job seeking, but there are many other things you can do to get your name to the top of the list. Here are three ideas to show a potential employer you are perfect for the job.
3 Best Ways to Grab an Employer’s Attention
- Exude Confidence
Employers aren’t likely to notice job applicants who are unsure of themselves and their qualifications; they are seeking candidates who put themselves out there and portray a confident image as a future employee. Showing this starts with your resume and cover letter; use strong language like, “I look forward to speaking with you soon,” rather than “I hope to hear from you.” Read the rest of this entry »
January 12th, 2016
If you’re on the job hunt or considering a career change, it’s important to weigh your options and pay attention to the fastest growing industries where jobs may be abundant. While some fields are experiencing stagnation, there are several industries where opportunities and options for growth are allowing many new workers to blossom. Read on for the three fastest growing industries in 2016.
3 Fastest Growing Industries in 2016
- Alternative Energy
Concerns about environmental health and the increasing demand for fuel has created the booming field of green, or alternative energy. Solar and wind power top the list of desired technologies currently seeking job applicants. The alternative energy industry is diverse and different sectors are expected to grow at varying rates, but this field could grow by up to 26 percent in the next five years. Read the rest of this entry »