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Before You Submit Your Two Weeks’ Notice: 5 Things You Must Do

Congratulations, you’ve done it! You landed a new job and can’t wait to get started. There’s just one little thing left to do –...

Valuable Job Fair Advice: 4 Things Recruiters Want You to Know

You would never show up to a job fair in your board shorts and slippahs, right? And you know not to attend without a...

How to Write a Letter of Recommendation

Writing a recommendation letter can be challenging. You want to craft something professional that helps your former employee land the job, but as a...

Are You Still Wooing Your Employees?

Happy wife, happy life. It’s a piece of advice that holds true not just for the happily married, but for the happily employed, too....

Office Pickup Lines So Bad, They’re Good

Looking for a chance to talk up that cutie in the corner cubicle? Don’t know how to introduce yourself to that hunk in human...

Ditching Work For The Punahou Carnival? We’ve Heard Every Excuse

“My biological clock is ticking, I need to attend the Punahou Carnival.”

 

“I completely spaced, I thought the meeting was scheduled for the corner of...
Looking Beyond the Resume to Find Your Next Hire

A resume is an important tool in hiring new employees, but it shouldn’t be the deciding factor. Immediately screening out applicants based solely on...

Coaching Millennials in the Workplace

With millennials (individuals born from 1981 to 1999) surpassing Generation Xers as the largest generation in the workforce, learning how to bridge generational gaps...

The Do’s and Don’ts of Selecting Job References

Choosing work references is difficult, and unfortunately a lot of jobseekers get it wrong. Your references should be working for you, not against you....

Why Job Searching is Like Dating

Did you know that online dating giant eHarmony has its own job matching service or that there’s a job hunting app similar to Tinder?...

4 Ways to Step Up Your Hiring Game in 2017

With 46 percent of all new hires failing in their first eighteen months, evaluating your hiring and onboarding process for the coming year is...

From the Real Jobs Team: Best Interview Horror Stories

The candidate sounded enthusiastic over the phone, their resume checked off all the boxes, and all you have left to do is bring them...

Job Searching and the Holidays: Staying Positive

 

Being unemployed during the holidays can be a trying time. Amidst the spirit and joy of the season, the desire to provide for your...

What It’s Like to Work at Popeyes Hawaii

Steve T. Yeti visits Popeyes Hawaii to find out the unique benefits of working there. Also, fried chicken porn.
How Not to Embarrass Yourself at the Company Holiday Party

Good memories are easy to recall; bad memories are downright impossible to forget. Sure, last year’s office holiday party had great appetizers, but remember...

5 Unique Ways to Thank Your Employees this Holiday Season

The holiday season is a wonderful time to express gratitude for family, friends, and your employees. In a survey of over 200,000 employees, recognition...

When Should You Offer a Sign-On Bonus?

In Hawaii it can be difficult to find the right people to get work done. Exceptionally qualified candidates often have multiple job offers and...

After an Interview: Writing Thank You Letters that Work

In our society one of the most valued commodities is traded not in dollars and cents but in hours and minutes. Taking the time...

How Long Should You Stay at Your Job?

You’ve probably heard that job-hopping, or moving quickly from one role to another, can be bad for your career. While most experts agree that...

4 Signs You Hired the Wrong Person

Hiring the right person is a long process, and even with due diligence you may find that the job candidate that waltzed through the...

Meet Steve T. Yeti

Misunderstood from an early age, the Yeti—or Steve as his few friends know him—longed to find meaning and purpose in his professional life.

Covered entirely...

How to Answer the Question: “What Pay Rate Are You Looking For?”

You’ve spent a lot of time reviewing job descriptions, perfecting your resume, and submitting applications. You’ve even prepared a strong elevator speech and are...

5 Scary Work Habits to Avoid

It’s a well-known truth that a bad habit is easy to adopt and hard to break, and while you can get away with some...

5 Great Ways to Ruin Your Job Ad

With an unemployment rate near 3 percent finding the right talent in Hawaii can be difficult. When you can’t even find a cousin to...

3 Signs Your Employees Need a Vacation

It can be difficult to encourage employees to take time off. A good team is often unwavering in its dedication to achieving goals and...

How to Navigate Political Discussions at Work

Emotions are running high this election season and political discussions are finding their way into everyday life—including at work. A recent survey by CareerBuilder...

3 Tips for Using Real Jobs to Find a Job in Hawaii

Whether you’ve just moved to Hawaii and are looking for a job or have lived here all your life and want to transition into...

Tips For Celebrating Your Workers This Labor Day

Commonly accepted as the end of summer, Labor Day just might be the last holiday to hit the beach before the kids are back...

Everything You Need to Know About Peer Interviewing

What is Peer Interviewing? Peer interviewing is the practice of having your job candidates and current employees meet one-on-one to talk story and get...

4 Career Lessons from the Olympics

Only a handful of individuals in the world make it to the Olympics and an even smaller number actually make it to the podium...

A Guide to Finding a Job After You’ve Been Fired

An average of twenty million people lose their jobs every year through downsizing, layoffs, or termination. If you’ve recently been fired, rest assured that...

Going for Gold: How to Hire a Winning Team

With the 2016 Summer Olympics upon us, there’s no better time than now to revisit your company’s hiring strategies. Building a strong, successful team...

10 Ways to Become a Better Boss

Becoming a great boss is a journey. Just because you’re proficient at what you do doesn’t mean you’ll become a leader. So whether you’ve...

Red Flags for Job Searching on Craigslist

Looking for a new couch, a car, or even a new job? Craigslist has proven to be that go-to place for everything. Unfortunately, most...

10 Websites Every Hawaii Jobseeker Should Utilize

Today’s jobseeker has a variety of resources at their disposal – the most important, perhaps, being the internet. A vast domain peppered with hundreds...

How to Work With People You Dislike

You can choose the friends and companions in your personal life, but you probably don’t have a whole lot of say about the people...

What It’s Like to Work at The Pig & The Lady

The Pig & The Lady show Steve T. Yeti why working at their restaurant is pretty amazing for passionate food lovers.
5 Signs You’re Not Paying Your Employees Enough

As a business owner, you know that money doesn’t grow on trees and perhaps being penny-wise has pushed your company to where it is...

The Do’s and Don’ts of Conducting Interviews

Conducting an interview is an important part of making a smart hiring decision; how you conduct an interview can make the difference between selecting...

5 Reasons You Didn’t Get the Raise

It’s time for your annual review and you’re hopeful for a raise; the evaluation goes well and your boss doesn’t note any huge areas...

What It’s Like to Work at ALTRES

Qualified people (and yetis!) who aren't afraid of a challenge is what the ALTRES ohana is all about.
3 Things You May Not Know About Real Jobs Hawaii

The soaring cost of recruitment and advertising in the face of Hawaii’s narrow talent market means that finding qualified candidates is a challenge for...

How to Make Job Candidates Want to Work for You

In an ideal job market, you’d have qualified candidates lining up around the block for the chance to work at your company. Instead, the...

Be Aware of These 5 Resume Red Flags

When reviewing an applicant’s resume, bad grammar and spelling, unexplainable work gaps, and lack of job stability often top the list of resume faux-pas....

How to Hire for Positions You Don’t Understand

Hiring managers are faced with a big responsibility – finding and hiring the best people for their business. Successfully recruiting good employees involves writing...

The Biggest Mistake You Can Make When Applying for a Job

As a jobseeker today, there are many unique ways to position yourself as a good candidate and stand out to employers – for instance,...

What It’s Like to Work at La Tour Cafe

Work at La Tour Café, learn artisan baking methods, win Steve T. Yeti's heart.
Tips for Sprucing Up Your Hiring this Spring

March is in full swing and it’s about time for a little spring cleaning, which includes your company’s hiring process. Sprucing up your hiring process will...

Should You Hire Someone Who’s Been Fired?

Would you consider hiring someone who was fired from a past position? If you gut instinct is “no,” you’re not alone. Hiring is hard,...

5 Good Luck Charms to Help You Land the Job

Finding a new job takes hard work, persistence, and a positive attitude. Even so, it can seem like everyone else is magically landing their...

Visit Steve Yeti at the Career Expo!

Is your resume touched up and ready to go? Real Jobs Hawaii would like to invite you to come down to the Honolulu Star-Advertiser Career Expo...

Thanks, But No Thanks: Tips for Turning Away an Applicant

Turning down an applicant is probably not on your list of favorite things to do—50 percent of hiring managers would rather avoid it altogether—but...

Tips For Falling Back in Love…With Your Job

Think back to when you first started your current position – in those days, your job could do no wrong. Everything was new and exciting...

STOP! Don’t Post That Job Ad until You’ve Considered These 3 Things

A position just opened up in your company and you need to hire a new employee—what do you do? Quickly put together a job...

How to Manage Gaps in Your Work History

Landing a job is no easy feat, especially if you’ve been out of the workforce for a few months or maybe even years. Though...

Post Your Job Ads on RJH for Free!

Employers, have you started using Real Jobs Hawaii to advertise your available positions? Real Jobs offers all the tools, functionality, and customization capabilities of...

How to Use Social Media to Land Your Dream Job

Standing out as a candidate in today’s job market goes beyond a perfect resume or compelling cover letter. While these things are important, jobseekers...

What It’s Like to Work at Hawaii Dental Service

People working in dental services will always be popular with Steve T. Yeti.
4 Ways to Improve Your Hiring Process in 2016

Thanks to Hawaii’s low unemployment rate, employers throughout the state are finding it difficult to recruit good talent. Still, there are ways your company can...

5 Things You Should Never, Ever Do at an Interview

While every jobseeker obviously has their own interview style, there are some things that you should never, ever do when you show up to...

What it’s Like to Work at Highway Inn

Hawaiian food is not like traditional yeti fare. It's way better. The people who work at Highway Inn make all the difference.
5 Terrible Interview Questions to Avoid Asking

Illegal questions are not the only ones you should steer clear of during an interview. You should also avoid asking those all-too-popular, yet impractical...

4 Tips for Managing Millennials

Did you know that Millennials have surpassed Generation X to become the largest generation in the American workforce? As an employer, it’s important to understand what...

Is Your Resume Holding You Back? Avoid These 5 Mistakes

Your resume is the first impression you leave with a potential employer, and that impression determines whether or not you get a shot at...

How to Rock Your Next Networking Event

If you’re going to attend a networking event, make it worth your time. Simply showing up and passing out as many business cards as...

5 Workplace Halloween Costumes That Will Haunt Your Career

Getting into the Halloween spirit is a great way to shake things up at the office and bond with your fellow coworkers. It may...

The Do’s and Don’ts of Surviving Job Rejection

It’s safe to say that most jobseekers are all too familiar with the feeling of being turned down after an interview— it’s an unfortunate...

September Employer News Roundup

It’s the third installment of our employer news roundup and we have some great articles to share! Be sure to check out this report...

Employers – Avoid These 5 Types of Job Applicants

With Hawaii unemployment at a low, some employers may be more willing to settle for candidates that don’t meet every requirement. Still, it’s important...

4 Ways to Ruin Your Chances of Getting a Job

You’ve been hunting for your next big opportunity for weeks, months, and maybe even longer than that. Chasing after a new job can feel...

Tips for Cleaning Up Your Online Image

You’ve prepped for the interview, polished your resume, and compiled all your professional references… you’re all set to land the job, right? Not quite...

August Employer News Roundup

The second installment of our monthly “must read” employer news features some interesting topics. From the humorous rant about the types of employees that...

It Was Great Seeing You at the Star-Advertiser Hawaii Career Expo!

Hi all, Steve Yeti here! I want to give a big shout out to everyone who stopped by our booth at the Star-Advertiser Career...

5 Easy Ways to Lose a New Hire

Developing a positive onboarding experience is a key factor in employee retention, yet some companies fail to give enough attention to this important part...

Underqualified? 5 Ways to Convince Employers to Hire You Anyway

It’s a long-standing dilemma that plagues many jobseekers, perhaps yourself included – “I need experience to get a job, but how can I get...

Did You Read This? July Employer News Roundup

July was a scorcher – we hope your recruitment efforts last month were just as hot! We know that you’re busy, so we’ve compiled...

How to Write a Job Description (That Attracts the Candidates You Want)

The Hawaii job market has become fairly competitive in the last few years. With our unemployment rate at just 4.1%, employers throughout the state...

6 Signs that Your Cover Letter is Missing the Mark

Cover letters don’t exist simply to torture you – hiring managers use them as a tool to gain more insight into why you’re right...

20 Questions You Cannot Ask During an Interview

Here in Hawaii, it’s common to ask someone what school they went to and what year they graduated within the first few minutes of...

How to Get Voted “Most Likable Coworker”

Working in an office where people like you is obviously better than the alternative. When you spend 40+ hours a week with the same...

How to Hire the Right Manager

There are few decisions more important for a company than hiring the right manager. However, finding the right person for the job is no...

Why You Should Love Your Job

Find a job that you love. It seems simple, right? Unfortunately, too many people have become comfortable in the discomfort of a job that...

Job Hunting 101: Search Smarter, Not Harder

You may have heard the saying, and can probably attest to it, that job hunting is a job in and of itself. Searching for...

How to Deal with a Bad Boss

Truth be told, we’ve all had at least one bad boss at one point or another. In most cases, a bad boss is just...

5 Tips for Overcoming the Monday Blues

For many of us, it’s a love-hate relationship with Monday. While we’re grateful to have a job to pay the bills, 48 hours away...

How Real Jobs Hawaii Helps Employers

We know that hiring a new employee isn’t easy. Recruiting the right candidate can be time consuming, expensive, and sometimes discouraging. Many companies throughout...

5 ways to spot lies on a resume

The pressure to stand out from other applicants may tempt some jobseekers to be less than honest on their job applications. In fact, according...

Tips for making a great first impression at a job interview

As a jobseeker, a job interview may strike both hope and fear in your heart at the same time. Getting an interview is a...

Questions to ask yourself before accepting a job offer

When you’re desperate for a job, it’s easy to find yourself thinking that you would literally take any job offer you were given. And...

5 Tips for Eliminating Job Search Stress

The number one cause of stress in the US comes from job-related issues. Searching for a new position can be especially stressful—not only can...

5 Job Fair Etiquette Tips

Job fairs can be a useful resource when you’re looking for a new position. Today, job hunting and a majority of the application process...

Five Signs You Need a New Job

It’s Sunday and you wish you could start the weekend over again because it’s back to work tomorrow… and you really dread Mondays. But...

10 Things You Should Never, Ever Say in an Interview

As a jobseeker, your goal in an interview is to show that you can think on your feet and possess the right skills and...





Hawaii's Real Companies

Local employers share what makes their businesses unique with Real Jobs Hawaii SpokesYeti, Steve T. Yeti. Spoiler alert: the people who work there make all the difference.

What It’s Like to Work at Popeyes Hawaii
Steve T. Yeti visits Popeyes Hawaii to find out the unique benefits of working there. Also, fried chicken porn.
What It’s Like to Work at The Pig & The Lady
The Pig & The Lady show Steve T. Yeti why working at their restaurant is pretty amazing for passionate food lovers.
What It’s Like to Work at ALTRES
Qualified people (and yetis!) who aren't afraid of a challenge is what the ALTRES ohana is all about.