How to Find Contract Jobs During the Pandemic

One out of every eight employers utilizes temporary or contract employees. Around  17 million to 41 million people work as consultants, freelancers, contract workers, temporary employees, seasonal or on-call workers, and interns. About 15 million of those are  “full-time independents,” working more than 15 hours a week. Almost half of U.S. adults — 47.8 percentContinue reading “How to Find Contract Jobs During the Pandemic”

How to Uncover ‘Unadvertised’ Job Openings in 2020

Many open jobs are not publicly advertised but can be found by using a little ingenuity and recent surveys show nearly 80% of new hires landed an unadvertised position. Why would companies not publicly post a job opening? The cost of advertising an open position can be substantial. They don’t want to be overwhelmed withContinue reading “How to Uncover ‘Unadvertised’ Job Openings in 2020”

A Job Seeker’s Guide – Employment Applications

You’ve spent hours writing your résumé — or may have invested hundreds of dollars hiring a professional résumé writer — and maybe even drafted a cover letter to accompany it. You now have all you need to apply for a job opportunity that caught your attention — or do you? At some point in theContinue reading “A Job Seeker’s Guide – Employment Applications”

A Jobseeker’s Tips for A Productive Job Search

Most people have never been taught the “how to” in finding a job,  although research shows that the average worker only spends four years in a job (even less for newly transitioning military-to-civilian workers) — and will have as many as twelve to fifteen jobs over the course of their career. Because you only need oneContinue reading “A Jobseeker’s Tips for A Productive Job Search”