Posts Tagged 'lajobs'

Finding Work In A Competitive Market

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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. There ...

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Choosing the Right Career

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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, Money
2. Working Conditions
3. Demands of the Job
4. Staff
5. Available Opportunities
6. Creativity
7. Goal Accomplishments
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LGBTQ Equality in the Workplace

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America, we are so proud that we have moved another step towards equality for all! Federal law now protects the LGBTQ community from discrimination in the workplace.

Last week, Donald Trump signed a Department of Health and Human Services rule allowing doctors, hospitals, and health insurance companies to discriminate against providing their services to the LGBTQ community. The Department of Health and Human Services would enforce sex discrimination protections “according to the plain meaning of the word ‘sex’ ...

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Tuesday Tips

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Today’s #TuesdayTip is to keep a weekly skin routine. Basic self-care needs are essential and help boost your confidence in interviews and on the job. Fresh breath, clean skin, and a great smile give you a significant boost with in-person interaction. A tremendous weekly skin routine consists of cleansing, steaming, masking, scrubbing, toning, and moisturizing.

Click the link in our bio and order the Job Search Buddy Book for more tips on grooming and be sure to register!

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Thursday Morning Interview Tips

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It’s Thursday morning and you’ve made it close to the end of the week. Let’s continue being productive! Choose a chapter from your Job Search Buddy Handbook and continue mastering your chosen task. PTP’s #thursdaymorning topic is: Typical Questions to be Prepared to Answer.

Interview questions may or may not be on your actual application, however, there are numerous questions. By pre-answering certain questions, it will help you complete your application quickly and accurately. Thinking your answers through prior ...

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Friday Mood

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Friday is here and it’s time to recite positive affirmations. A #Fridaymood at #PolishingtheProfessional consist of reciting: I am successful, I am strong, I am smart, and I am capable. Make a list of your own and recite personal inspirations. Read more ways to stay positive at polishingtheprofessional.com

It’s imperative to stay positive throughout your professional journey. Many times we often think to ourselves, am I doing enough? Am I smart enough? When will I start working? As long ...

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National Military Appreciation Month

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The month of May is National Military Appreciation Month. At Polishing the Professional, we are honored to recognize and appreciate those who served and continue to serve our country. Honoring the brave men and women of the United States military, and the family members who support them.

It’s an honor at Polishing the Professional to have helped veterans and reserve members, as well as military and veteran spouses reach their career goals. We ensure they recognize the value ...

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