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Open Job Listings for June

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.

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Open Job Listings for June

Lead Quality Assurance Inspector
 

Job Responsibilities:

  • 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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Resume Writing: 3 Tips

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.

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3 Tips for Writing an Eye-Catching Resume

  1. 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 »

Open Job Listings for May

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.

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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 »

Career Building Websites: 5 of the Best

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.

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5 Best Career Building Websites

  1. 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 »

Open Job Listings for April

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.

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April’s Open Job Listings

  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Licensed Vocational Nurse
  • Medical Assistants
  • Registered Nurses
  • Warehouse Assistants
  • Forklift Drivers
  • Accountants
  • Collection Specialist

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How to Write a Cover Letter: 3 Tips

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.

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3 Tips for Writing a Cover Letter

  1. 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 »

[Job Search] 3 Best Ways to Grab an Employer’s Attention

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.

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3 Best Ways to Grab an Employer’s Attention

  1. 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 »

3 Fastest Growing Industries in 2016

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.

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3 Fastest Growing Industries in 2016

  1. 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 »

3 Tips for Making a Career Change in 2016

January 5th, 2016

If you feel like you’re on a stale job path, it may be time to consider a career change. Instead of getting bogged down with thoughts of only being able to work in a single industry for life, make the switch in 2016 and try something new. Here are three tips for making a career change in the New Year.

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3 Tips for Making a Career Change in 2016

  1. Map Your Potential

Look at all of the jobs you have held in the past and identify which industries and career paths align well with your experience. If you’re skilled in project management, you can work in a variety of fields; think about how you can apply your skills to the IT industry or even healthcare. Read the rest of this entry »

3 Ways to Use Body Language to Enhance Your Career

December 8th, 2015

According to top psychologists, there are three unique elements that influence your relationship with the person you are communicating with: your verbal speech, the tone of your voice and body language. Surprisingly, body language accounts for at least 55 percent of the message you are conveying. In a workplace, these elements are very important to master and notice because they can have a big impact on your day-to-day work life. Here are three ways to use body language to enhance your career.

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3 Ways to Use Body Language to Enhance Your Career

  1. Practice Your Handshake

One of the first things you do when meeting a new person, whether in a job interview or on your first day is shake their hand. This chance for a first impression is an opportunity to use body language to your advantage. Practice the handshake on friends and family; it should be strong enough to convey confidence, but not too strong or you’ll come off as aggressive. Read the rest of this entry »