Archive: August 2015
Six Steps To Success At A Job Fair
To some job seekers, attending a job fair for the first time can be an intimidating experience. A job fair is filled with potential employers who are on the look out for just the right candidate to fit with an organization. Job seekers who want to stand out need to be polished and prepared if […]
What Does Your Celebrity Resume Look Like?
Recently, I changed my profile picture on Facebook to that of a celebrity that bears a small resemblance to me. The photo received a surprising amount of positive comments from family and friends who assumed I put in some extra effort with a new outfit and lipstick before posing for the picture. Throughout the day, […]
Dear Atty., How Do We Create A Win-Win At Work?
The “Dear Atty.” column is aimed at answering employers’ legal questions that surround issues in human resources. Attorney Pete Albrecht of Albrecht Backer Labor & Employment Law, S.C. welcomes you to for future editions of “Dear Atty.” Dear Atty., The long-time director of our company’s IT department recently retired. He has approached the company about […]
How To Understand Your Future Employees
“Our company was founded at the turn of the century,” an employer proudly boasted. “Which one?” asked the job candidate. Beloit College released its well-known Mindset List for the class of 2019. These incoming college freshmen were born in 1997, with the likes of Dolly the sheep and the McCaughey septuplets. They grew up […]
Tips For Job Seekers: What To Bring To An Interview
So you scored a big interview. Congratulations! As you prepare for the interview it is important to keep in mind what documents to bring to a meeting with a potential employer. In this episode of Tips For Job Seekers we take a quick look at what to prepare and take with to a job interview. The […]
Social Media Blunders From Job Seekers
We have all witnessed forehead-slapping moments on social media. You know the kind, like when a friend from college posts an inappropriate picture from a party or your cousin’s misuse of grammar is so shocking that it would horrify any English teacher. While these moments may seem harmless in the moment, these posts can harm […]
Tips For Job Seekers: How To Find Us
“Help! I can’t find your office!” is a common exclamation we hear from job seekers on their way to an interview at Drake & Company. The last thing an applicant wants to do is be late for a job interview, but sometimes office buildings that contain more than one business can be confusing or difficult […]