Tag Archives: job search

ExpressJobs App: Work Has Become a Lot Less Work

Looking to leave your current job but need help figuring out where to start? In search of the perfect part-time job? Or maybe you want to break into a new industry altogether.

The ExpressJobs app keeps you in direct communication with your Express Employment Specialist with up-to-the-minute details about new positions available through Express, job assignments, work, job location details, and more! (more…)

How Would Disney Villains Approach the Job Search?

Sometimes the job search can feel like you’re looking for your happily ever after, even if you’re stuck editing your resume to get there. We already covered how Disney princesses would tackle the job search, but what about their ever-so-evil villain counterparts? How would Maleficent fair without her magic? Would the Evil Queen land the fairest job in all the land? And what would Ursula do on dry land? (more…)

Writing a Stellar Cover Letter

When you fill out applications online, sometimes going to the trouble of writing a cover letter is the last thing you want to do. But the application requires it, so you write something in a few minutes and send it off.

This isn’t really the best way to write a cover letter. Instead of thinking of a cover letter as an annoying thing you have to do at the end of a job application, think of it as something you always have on hand. A cover letter is a tool that can push your application over the edge! Here are a few things to keep in mind. (more…)

Job Search Lessons from A Christmas Carol

Carols ring out from every corner, yuletide greetings are being shared, and a certain jolly and rotund fellow is on his way. It’s the holiday season!

If you aren’t in the holiday spirit this year, that’s totally understandable. It’s been a crazy two years since the pandemic started, and the latest variant isn’t exactly making life easier. Just try not to be like Ebenezer Scrooge before the events of A Christmas Carol. Come to think of it, what kind of lessons can we learn from our own job search past, present, and future? (more…)