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July 2013

July 2013

Discussion 54 Alamo: Questions to ask yourself

Monster has listed some questions that everyone should ask themselves before accepting any new job. Do you agree or disagree with this list below. What would you add? By: Chrissy Scivicque @ Monster College Is this a long-term career move? If not, what does this position offer in the way of experience and/or connections that will put me […]

Discussion 54: Questions to ask yourself

Monster has listed some questions that everyone should ask themselves before accepting any new job. Do you agree or disagree with this list below. What would you add? By: Chrissy Scivicque @ Monster College Is this a long-term career move? If not, what does this position offer in the way of experience and/or connections that will put […]

Discussion 53 Alamo: ASSESSMENTS AND THE WORKPLACE

ASSESSMENTS AND THE WORKPLACE   Over the past several months, we have had a chance to work with individuals taking assessments in getting ready to take a job.   What are assessments and how do they affect you getting a job?   Several companies, especially the larger companies, are now requiring their applicants to take […]

Discussion 53: ASSESSMENTS AND THE WORKPLACE

ASSESSMENTS AND THE WORKPLACE   Over the past several months, we have had a chance to work with individuals taking assessments in getting ready to take a job.   What are assessments and how do they affect you getting a job?   Several companies, especially the larger companies, are now requiring their applicants to take […]

Discussion 52 Alamo: What is the difference between a career and job?

What is the difference between a career and a job? Quoted from article by Trent on The Simple Dollar Web Site • A job is something you do simply to earn money; a career is a series of connected employment opportunities. • A job has minimal impact on your future work life; a career provides […]

Discussion 52: What is the difference between a career and a job?

What is the difference between a career and a job? Quoted from article by Trent on The Simple Dollar Web Site • A job is something you do simply to earn money; a career is a series of connected employment opportunities. • A job has minimal impact on your future work life; a career provides […]

Discussion 51 Alamo: Being Pleasant and Letting Go

A smile is just a small part of being pleasant. Greeting people when you walk into a room, or opening doors for people regardless of gender are just some of the many ways to be pleasant. Saying a polite thank you when someone passes you a sheet of paper. Having manners is something that stands […]

Discussion 51: Being Pleasant and Letting Go

A smile is just a small part of being pleasant. Greeting people when you walk into a room, or opening doors for people regardless of gender are just some of the many ways to be pleasant. Saying a polite thank you when someone passes you a sheet of paper. Having manners is something that stands […]

Employers Need More Than A Resume!

Employers Need More Than A Resume!

By C’Mone Collins In the past, if you used a typical paper resume, you were seen as professional, but now, everyone has one. So what could you use to make yourself stand out from the crowd? What can you do to show off your great personality? What tool can you use to get an edge […]

Discussion 50 Alamo: Employers need more than resumes

Discussion 50: Employers need more than resumes

Discussion 50: Employers need more than resumes

  If you are interested in being prescreened for jobs hiring in and around the Waco area email us NOW at info@campusjobxpress.com and make you appointment for July 19th between 10AM and 2PM at The Hampton Inn and Suites on Marketplace Dr.

DEVELOPING YOUR SOFT SKILLS, Part 2

DEVELOPING YOUR SOFT SKILLS, Part 2

By Sheena Williams In an earlier issue, we discussed ensuring that your soft skills were on point when you start applying for jobs. For those of you who are not sure what a soft skill is, a soft skill is a skill that you have that isn’t technically something you can vocalize on your resume. […]

IN THE MEAN TIME

IN THE MEAN TIME

By Sheena Williams Losing a job is something we’ve all had to face at one time or another. Whether you’ve been working for 30 years, 3 years, or 3 months, we have all found ourselves without work. The worst thing that you can do is give in to depression and/or panic when starting your job […]

On GPAs and Brainteasers: New Insights From Google On Recruiting and Hiring

On GPAs and Brainteasers: New Insights From Google On Recruiting and Hiring

LinkedIn Today <news@linkedin.com> On GPAs and Brainteasers: New Insights From Google On Recruiting and Hiring June 20, 2013 “We found that brainteasers are a complete waste of time. How many golf balls can you fit into an airplane? How many gas stations in Manhattan? A complete waste of time. They don’t predict anything. They serve […]

Behavioral Questions

A Commentary by C’Mone Collins So in the previous article entitled “GPA’S and Brainteasers: New Insights From Google On Recruiting and Hiring,” we found out that Google’s senior vice president believed that brainteasers were “a complete waste of time” and that GPAs “don’t predict [who] is going to be a successful employee.”  He believed that […]

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