Head to your local garden centers, greenhouses, and home improvement stores. Many of these retailers hire extra help during the summer as more people are busy with remodeling and home improvement projects during the warm summer months. You could also check out your local government agencies, as they also hire students to help with extra lawn work during the summer. If you enjoy working with children, there are always parents looking for childcare while their kids are out of school for the summer, or you could look into opportunities at local youth camps.
Even if you are only putting in an application, dress professionally. If you are offered an interview on the spot, you want the hiring manager to focus on your qualifications and work ethic, not your short shorts or ripped jeans. Carry your resume and reference information with you to make the application process … Read the rest
Most would adamantly disagree
But the fact remains that there are specific actions you’ve taken thus far to get to your current income level at your current job. From that perspective you have decided or chosen the amount of income as a result of your actions and inactions.
Yes, inactions because no matter what income level you find yourself, if asked if you want to make more money, nine times out of ten, the answer will be yes. Since most people will answer in the affirmative, then there have to be actions that you have failed to take that have caused your current income to stay at a level below what you truly want to earn. So for federal employees, especially those nearing retirement, the question becomes, what must I do to increase my earning ability now?
The best way to do this is by increasing your Knowledge, Skills … Read the rest
Prepare your documents
Ensure that your CV is updated with all your current details. You should also own a folder which holds all your academic certificates, CV and other work documents neatly. By bringing all the relevant documents in an interview, an employer gains confidence in your abilities since there is proof. Carrying your documents also portrays you as professional and well organised.
Interview questions are always the same; tell me about yourself, what are your past achievements, what is your career goal and so on. You should draw a list of the questions you are most likely to be asked and go over your answers with a friend. Practice giving great answers and maintaining eye contact with the interviewer. By the time you get to the interview, you should speak confidently and effortlessly.
When you first meet someone you do not know, your first impression is … Read the rest