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Meet Steve T. Yeti

Posted on October 25th, by admin in For Employers. No Comments

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 in matted white and grayish fur and said to weigh anywhere between 300 to 400 pounds, Steve T. Yeti was a relative unknown to his classmates at Yeti College Preparatory School. As he grew older and entered the workforce, Steve—despite a frame built conducive to scaling the entirety of the Himalayas in debilitating snow storms and proficiency in Microsoft Excel—had difficulty finding fulfillment in his employment. By all accounts a reliable and dependable worker, Steve Yeti was looking for a change.

Enter Real Jobs Hawaii

After scarcely a return email from other websites, Steve Yeti knew he needed to job search smarter. Enter Real Jobs Hawaii. The only online job board available that offers one hundred percent screened … Read More »

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

Posted on October 17th, by admin in For Jobseekers. No Comments

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 ready to impress at the interview. Everything is going great until the hiring manager asks you the question that every jobseeker fears: “What are your salary expectations?”

The dreaded “money” question is sure to surface at some point during the interview process and can be complicated to answer. Ask for too much and you may not get an offer. Too little and you end up with less than you deserve. Take a look below for a few tips on properly handling this question and setting yourself up to receive a competitive starting offer.

Do your research

Always do online research and have a solid understanding of market rates before going into an interview. That means looking into what the … Read More »

5 Scary Work Habits to Avoid

Posted on October 17th, by admin in For Jobseekers. No Comments

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 bad behaviors in your personal life, a bad work habit will do more than just irritate your coworkers; left unchecked it can lead to scary consequences for your career. If you dream of climbing the corporate ladder, landing a better job, or even getting that pay raise next year, identifying and putting an end to your bad habits is vital.

In the spirit of Halloween and all things spooky, take a look below at 5 of the most frightening work habits and make sure you avoid getting caught in their snare.

Constantly complaining
Negativity in the workplace is extremely toxic and has serious effects on your ability to be a productive and successful employee. The scariest thing about a … Read More »

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.