LIGHTNING CAUSES FIRE AT PROFESSIONAL PLACEMENT BUILDING A monsoon storm on Tuesday night in Phoenix resulted in a lightning strike, which hit the roof of the building Professional Placement occupies, along with several other businesses including the Republic Monetary Exchange and a bank. The strike caused a fire which was contained within an hour. However,… Read more »
INTERVIEW DRESS CODE Jeff Seifert with Professional Placement, Inc. answers the question of appropriate dress code for an interview. Watch Now!
ACCEPTING A PROMOTION WITH CURRENT COMPANY VS. TAKING A NEW JOB In another installment of “Jeff on Jobs,” Jeff Seifert with Professional Placement, Inc. reviews the pros and cons of taking a promotion with an existing employer, or accepting a new position elsewhere. Watch Now!
THE BENEFITS OF WORKING TEMPORARY WHILE SEEKING FULL TIME EMPLOYMENT Jeff Seifert with Professional Placement, Inc. with another installment of “Jeff on Jobs” discusses the benefits of working temporary jobs while continuing the search for full time employment. Watch Now!
THANKING A POTENTIAL EMPLOYER FOR AN INTERVIEW Jeff Seifert with Professional Placement, Inc. in another installment of “Jeff on Jobs” discusses best practices for thanking a potential employer for an interview. Watch now!
OFFICE IS NOW OPEN AFTER FIRE A big thank you to all of our clients and candidates for their concern and understanding while we worked remotely part of last week due to a fire in our building. We are happy to report the office is now open and it’s back to business as usual! Please… Read more »
JOB MARKET OUTLOOK IN 2012 According to The Work Buzz, 23 percent of employers plan to hire full-time, permanent employees in 2012, while 16 percent plan to cut back staff levels. While these numbers are about even with employers’ 2011 predictions, they’re a marked improvement from recent years past. For example, at the end of… Read more »
SUCCESSFULLY MANAGING EMPLOYEES From Workawesome.com A high demand for the employee productivity lacking in today’s workforce leaves management teams wondering exactly what to do. The dazzling distractions of a high tech world constantly bombard the work environment. Employees are so busy texting, “tweeting” and updating their Facebook statuses that employers are left with unfinished assignments,… Read more »
FACEBOOK POSTING TECHNIQUES THAT REALLY WORK By Mikal E. Belicove for Entrepreneur.com There’s a fine line between a scientific approach to marketing on Facebook and a haphazard shotgun approach. For those of you who prefer not to “point and shoot,” a new study from a San Francisco-based social media strategy firm offers an in-depth analysis… Read more »
50 TIPS FOR INCREASED PRODUCTIVITY From Lifehack.org 1. Take a break. You can’t always be working at optimum productivity. Instead, you should shoot for working in short bursts at your most productive times. 2. Set a timer for each of your tasks. 3. Eliminate all distractions. This includes the phone, email notifications, and having multiple… Read more »