Job Search Tips in Geneva, Ohio

The Reserves Network and the Geneva Library are sponsoring a free event for job seekers! When: Wednesday, May 15 5 PM to 8 PM Where: Geneva Library 860 Sherman Street Geneva, Ohio  44041 Learn resume writing tips and interview techniques, and be sure to talk to one of our staffing experts for assistance with your… Read More »

Why You Should Never Lie on Your Resume

  Lying on your resume, while enticing, is a terrible idea. Doctoring your work history, claiming to have skills you don’t, and general deceitfulness about how long you stayed with employers can result in immediate dismissal if you are hired. “Even if you believe you provided a harmless ‘white lie,’ dishonesty on your resume or… Read More »

Why Storytelling Matters in Your Interview

  Here’s the thing about job interviews: while it’s obviously important to have the skills and experience to be considered for the job, you also want to succeed at building rapport with the interviewer. One of the best ways to do that is by weaving a story that will help the hiring manager connect the… Read More »

Why It Pays to Send a Thank-You Note after Your Job Interview

  You’d think that more people would take advantage of the good impression a simple thank-you note would make to a hiring manager or HR department after a job interview, but as it turns out, very few job seekers send these notes. A recent Accountemps survey of HR managers found that only 1 out of 4… Read More »

How to Win a Job Before the Interview Even Happens

  You had all your ducks in a row — the perfect resume, a comprehensive overview of your work experience, glowing referrals from previous employers and an interview that seemed to go well. So why didn’t you get the job? It might have something to do with what you did on the days leading up… Read More »

Five Tips to Ace Your Next Interview

Tips to Help Calm Your Nerves before Your Interview

  A job interview is a big deal. Your success at the interview makes or breaks your efforts to advance your career. Being nervous is a completely normal reaction – but you must find a way to calm your nerves and convince a hiring manager you’re the right person for the job. Although it can… Read More »

What’s the Right Way to Answer “Where Do You See Yourself in Five Years?”

  Before a job interview, smart candidates prepare answers to questions they are most likely to be asked. One of those questions could be, “Where do you see yourself in five years?” This is a tough question – you probably don’t know what the company is expecting of you or you may not see yourself… Read More »

What to Expect in an Interview with a Recruiter

A recruiter is a useful resource to help you find work. Recruiters have relationships with many companies, and their recommendations hold weight to the businesses they work with. Making a positive and lasting impression on a recruiter could be the gateway toward professional success, while a bad impression could prevent you from being considered as… Read More »

What to Do While Waiting in the Lobby for Your Interview

Landing a job interview can be a great first step towards achieving professional success…. but you must impress those who are doing the hiring. The most important thing to remember is that your interview starts from the moment you walk in the door. Once you have checked in and are sitting in the lobby waiting… Read More »