For Jobseekers

Red Flags for Job Searching on Craigslist

Posted on July 15th, by admin in For Jobseekers. No Comments

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 jobseekers flock to the popular website for the same reasons many scam artists do: it’s free (for most listings), easy to use, and literally has something for everyone.

Often times sketchy job listings stick out like sore thumbs, in other instances, it takes a little bit of research (and some skepticism) to sniff out the fishy details of the job post. You can find legitimate employment opportunities on Craigslist. However, always proceed with caution and use these five red flags to help you determine if a job lead is good or too good to be true.

Vague, generic descriptions
Craigslist wasn’t built as a job search website and therefore doesn’t require users to list a company name, job requirements, … Read More »

10 Websites Every Hawaii Jobseeker Should Utilize

Posted on July 15th, by admin in For Jobseekers. No Comments

Today’s jobseeker has a variety of resources at their disposal – the most important, perhaps, being the internet. A vast domain peppered with hundreds of job boards, networking sites, and social media platforms, the internet can be extremely beneficial in furthering your career.

Take a look below for our list of 10 websites that every Hawaii jobseeker should be utilizing and make sure to add these sites to your arsenal of job search tools.

With over 400 million registered users, it’s not surprising that LinkedIn has become a household name. Although you can use this professional networking site to look for jobs, you may find the “connections” aspect of the site most beneficial. After all, here in Hawaii who you know is just as valuable as what you know and uncovering new connections could be the key to securing a job prospect, … Read More »

How to Work With People You Dislike

Posted on June 22nd, by admin in For Jobseekers. No Comments

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 you work with. Since the majority of your week is probably spent at work, coming across someone in the office who you don’t get along with can be a nightmare.

So what can you do if you find yourself in this situation? You could look for a new job, though it would be unwise to quit an otherwise good job over a single individual. Instead, we suggest you look over these five tips for dealing with a coworker you dislike.

Manage your expectations
Often times, we dislike others because they don’t meet our own expectations. The truth of the matter is that our expectations are not always realistic, especially when it comes to the people we work with. Just … Read More »

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