Polishing the Professional


Finding Your Passion At Work

It has been said that if you find a hobby that you enjoy and turn it into a career, you will never work a day in your life! Well, while that sounds blissful, that’s not entirely true. BUT, you will have a work life that is more enjoyable than what most people experience in their lifetime. Finding work that you love and are passionate about makes the days that are hard, easier to bear. In addition, you will be …

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Good morning all, especially our courageous veterans. Today is National Hire a Veteran Day. Polishing the Professional would like to encourage every able company to offer veterans employment on this day.Here at Polishing the Professional, we understand the obstacles veterans may face entering back into the workforce. We have a special program specifically for helping military professional that ensures the support of preparing them to enter the workforce. PTP will also help them find employment. Register at Polishingtheprofessional.com and …

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Finding Work In A Competitive Market

LOOKING FOR A JOB IS A DIFFICULT JOB! It requires one to work day in and day out to find work. It is called the “Competitive Market” for a reason. There is an enormous amount of competition, even for entry-level jobs. Recently, McDonald’s had a national hiring day to employ over 50,000 new associates. Hundreds of thousands of people showed up to get these jobs. Most were not managerial positions, but crew member positions and the competition was enormous. …

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Employers Are Our Customers Too

FOR MORE THAN 14 YEARS, we have made and developed relationships with many employers throughout Los Angeles county. Our relationships are why we can produce 200 placements in two years, while similar programs could only achieve between 8 to 12 placements in a year. We are not gloating about our success, but we are VERY PROUD of the work we do.In the past, some job-seekers have had a hard time keeping a job. That’s because many were not well …

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Choosing the Right Career

Choosing the right career can be difficult. Job seekers are motivated to work for so many different reasons. One should select which career drives them the most. Each of us possesses our uniqueness, and we all have individual goals. Listed are a few common reasons some people choose specific careers, find your motivation, and choose the right job!1. Income, Money2. Working Conditions3. Demands of the Job4. Staff5. Available Opportunities6. Creativity7. Goal Accomplishments8. PrestigeOr you motivated by the type of …

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Do You Know Where You Are Going?

When starting your career planning strategy, the first thing we explain to our clients is, to begin with, the end in mind. You cannot get to where you are going without a clear understanding of where you are heading. Think about where it is you want to be in five or perhaps ten years. Once you have a clear vision of what your career and life should look like in that time, you can begin to implement the steps …

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Developing Your Master Plan

Identifying what interest’s you is key to achieving a successful job search and a successful career plan. It is essential to start narrowing down what you could envision yourself doing every single day. There are many fresh ways to map out your long-term strategy by honing in on your interest or hobbies.For example, you like to sing and want to be a recording artist. That may be your ultimate goal, but not immediately available because you need money. So …

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National Forgiveness Day

July 7th was National Forgiveness Day so let’s make an effort to always forgive the offenses of others and ourselves. July 7th and everyday throughout the year, many struggle with forgiveness in our personal or work life, it’s difficult. Polishing the Professional would like to leave you with the words of MLK, “Forgiveness is not an occasional act, it is a constant attitude.”Forgiveness comes in all different forms. If you are harboring negative feelings toward yourself about failing to …

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4th of July

The Fourth of July is the anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence in 1776.
Polishing the Professional hopes you all had a safe and celebratory weekend.  The state of our country has enforced limited gatherings so we hope you all had a fun-filled day full of food, safety, and quality time with friends and family. Also, a moment to pay homage to those who sacrificed and continue to sacrifice for our freedoms.While spending time with loved …

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We Appreciate Our Postal Workers

We appreciate all of our Postal Workers . Polishing the Professional would like to thank both former and current postal workers for their commitment to delivering our mail rain or shine.We especially thank you for your continued services during the pandemic. You’ve ensured the safe delivery of mail while putting your safety at risk. We see you and want to acknowledge you today.If you are looking for work or polishing your soft skills, we are here to help. Click …

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