How to overcome a gap in your work history

You are ready for a change, you are working on your resume, and preparing to go on interviews.  But what do you do while you are NOT working?  Here are a few ways to plug the gap in your work history.

1) Volunteer for a cause you believe in. Whether preparing or delivering meals to the homeless, registering runners […]

By | October 7th, 2019|Industry News|0 Comments

Press Release- US Publishing Jobs

Personnel Associates, Inc. has a new name, US Publishing Jobs

For Release September 25, 2019

After nearly 40 years, the boutique contingency only search firm, formerly known as Personnel Associates, Inc., announced they have officially changed their name to US Publishing Jobs.

Even though the name has changed, their contact information, […]

By | September 25th, 2019|Industry News|0 Comments

Tips to Best Prepare for an Interview

You have a job interview coming up. Don’t panic.  Here are some tips and strategies to prepare yourself for a stellar performance.
1. Do your research – Learn as much as you can about the company through their website, LinkedIn, their annual report and any recent news articles about the company mission, goals, challenges.  Learn about your […]

By | August 21st, 2019|Industry News|0 Comments

Helpful tips to negotiate your salary

So you have been interviewing for jobs and you finally got an offer.  Congratulations!  Don’t just accept the first number they throw at you.

They have probably been asking you to tell them what you would want in terms of salary.  And if you have mentioned a number before they make the offer you have already […]

By | July 9th, 2019|Industry News|0 Comments

Best time to search for a Job

Spring is here and summer is approaching, and if you are out of work you may be thinking, maybe I should take the summer off because there are no job openings this time of year.

Well, you would be wrong  There is no best time to look for a job.
Spring – Lots of job movement when […]

By | June 10th, 2019|Industry News|0 Comments

How to fill the Job Gap

So you just lost your job and are feeling sorry for yourself. You start on your job search in earnest.  But what if it takes 6 months or a year or more to find your next job, what do you so in the meantime?  And how will you fill the gap […]

By | May 13th, 2019|Industry News|0 Comments

Key points to address when revising your Resume

Everyone needs a resume, whether you are staying put, making a lateral move, or a moving up the career ladder.

It is especially true if you are changing job titles, industries or locations.

 

If you are changing careers, job titles, or industries how do you write a resume that transitions your skills?
1 Accomplishments – You must […]

By | April 15th, 2019|Industry News|0 Comments

Where are you in your career and what is in your future?

Most of us are so busy with day-to-day concerns about job and family that we never take the time to reflect on where we are in our careers and where we are going.

How can we reach our goals if we don’t know where we are now and what steps to take to […]

By | April 9th, 2019|Industry News|0 Comments

What to do next when you feel stuck in your job search and not getting results

 

Here are some ways to get unstuck at each stage of your job search.  Take a look at what you are doing and find ways to refresh your approach.
(and, oh, by the way, you can register for my 10 week workshop to help you in your job search.  Register here: https://geffencareers.wufoo.com/forms/w1w9wc8a1i6w5nc/  […]

By | April 3rd, 2019|Industry News|0 Comments

What questions do you ask the interviewer?

You applied for a job.  You got an interview.  Congratulations! You spend hours preparing your answers to typical and difficult questions so you feel confident, ready and raring to go.

But what about the questions you are supposed to ask the interviewer?
You know they will ask you, “Do you have any questions?”
So, what do you ask? […]

By | March 4th, 2019|Industry News|0 Comments