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Methods of Managing Anxiety While Job Seeking

Methods of Managing Your Anxiety While Seeking a New Job
2017 began with a bang as a result of the presidential election, however perhaps it was more of a “thud” in regard to the number of new jobless assertions.

Even though a lot of Americans made merry throughout the holidays, countless people dealt with the cold certainty […]

April 24th, 2017|Career, Job Hunting|Comments Off on Methods of Managing Anxiety While Job Seeking

Expand your Contacts through Networking

Conference Networking Done Wrong
Many of us have attended amazing conferences where there were excellent presenters, awesome people from all walks of life to network with, and just a fantastic vibe to the whole experience. Just as prevalent were observably terrible networking mistakes committed left and right. Many don’t even recognize they’ve committed a few themselves […]

April 17th, 2017|Career, Job Hunting, Job References|Comments Off on Expand your Contacts through Networking

Recovering from Career Trauma

How to Bounce back from a Career Trauma
So much happens at the workplace. If your position is truly a fit, you may experience immense personal and professional evolution, achieving a happy synergy for you and your employer that can stretch over years. It’s remarkable how much positive impact the right situation and environment can have.  […]

April 10th, 2017|Career, Job Hunting|Comments Off on Recovering from Career Trauma

What NOT to do On Work Computers

Things you should Never Do on your Work Computer
It’s routine for many companies to present employees with a variety of work accessories, from smartphones to laptop computers and even tablets. Company IT departments typically set them up with your login specifications and a selection of required apps, enabling you to productively accomplish your work.

Somewhere around […]

March 23rd, 2017|Career, Job Training|Comments Off on What NOT to do On Work Computers

15 ENDANGERED CAREER SPECIES

IS YOUR CAREER ENDANGERED?
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), U.S. employment is predicted to increase 6.5 percent during the decade spanning 2014-2024. That’s an increase from 150.5 million jobs in 2014 to 160.3 million jobs in the year 2024.

BLS reports that there are two categories that occupations fall under these days: occupations […]

March 1st, 2017|Career, Job Hunting, Job Training, Jobs|Comments Off on 15 ENDANGERED CAREER SPECIES

Salary Too Low? Look For These Cool Job Perks

In a perfect world, you would be offered an amazing position with a large salary and boatloads of perks.

But you’re an adult and you should know that things are not always perfect. Mick Jagger said it best, “you can’t always get what you want”. Sorry millennials.

Let’s say you were presented with the job of your dreams, […]

February 24th, 2017|Job Hunting, Jobs|Comments Off on Salary Too Low? Look For These Cool Job Perks

Can You Work From Home?

It’s becoming more and more common for companies to offer positions where employees work remotely.

If the idea of working from home has you dreaming of lazy mornings where you check email in your jammies, think again. Whether it’s a few days per month or full-time, there are many things to consider when a work from […]

February 17th, 2017|Job Hunting, Jobs|Comments Off on Can You Work From Home?

Words That Should Never Be On Your Resume

Resume advice is everywhere. There are lots of websites and “experts” claiming to know exactly what you should and should not have on your resume. Then there are people who insist they know the secret recipe when it comes to resumes.

And while we at Maxsys Solutions are experts in IT staffing, we also know a […]

February 10th, 2017|Interviewing, Job Hunting, Job References, Resumes and Cover Letters|Comments Off on Words That Should Never Be On Your Resume

Go Google Yourself. Tips for Your Social Media Profiles

C’mon, you can admit it. Everyone does it. It’s nothing to be ashamed of.

We have all Googled ourselves at some point. And it’s not necessarily a bad thing, because as you know there’s a good chance that a potential employer is going to Google you.

Here are some tips so you’re prepared and your social media profile […]

February 3rd, 2017|Career, Job Hunting|Comments Off on Go Google Yourself. Tips for Your Social Media Profiles

What Really Makes Employees Happy?

Picture it: you have your perfect job. Your boss is amazing and you’re swimming in money. What other qualities would this perfect job have? Perhaps a car allowance, lots of vacation time, or is it less tangible than that?

What really makes employees happy at their job?

You may have heard – probably from your mother – that […]

January 27th, 2017|Career, Jobs|Comments Off on What Really Makes Employees Happy?