Posts Categorized: Job-Seeker

The Benefits of Consistently Updating Your LinkedIn Profile

Updating Your LinkedIn Profile | Happy Faces Personnel Group

LinkedIn is one of the top resources recruiters and hiring managers use to find potential candidates. If you don’t yet have a LinkedIn page, or yours has been somewhat abandoned—it’s time to make updates right away! Not having a LinkedIn profile can look as if you have something to hide, and a partially finished profile… Read More »

Five Ways to Stand Out in a Busy Work Climate

Busy workplaces can be an easy place to fall beneath the radar. However, by keeping your head down, you miss out on ways to shine, stand out and get promoted! If you’re looking to get ahead in your career, but your work environment is bustling, what can you do? Five Ways to Stand Out at… Read More »

How to Avoid Burning Out During Your Job Hunt

It’s no secret—searching for a new job is a full-time job in itself! Just think about it. You need to prepare your resume and cover letter for each position to which you apply. You need to scour the internet for open positions, plus network with others in your industry to learn about openings, or meet… Read More »

How to Properly Set Career Goals for 2019

The New Year presents a fresh new start, especially in your career. Maybe you like your job, but you’re no longer in love with it. Or maybe you’re ready for a complete change to a different position or even industry. You may feel unhappy and unsatisfied, but things won’t really change until you set goals… Read More »

Best Ways to Beat Those Winter Blues

Not feeling quite like yourself this season? The wintertime can be a downer for many, complete with limited daylight and cooler temperatures. Even if you live in a warm climate, you may simply feel down because the lively activity associated with the holidays has come to an end. Regardless of your reasoning, you’re not alone: … Read More »

What to Do When You’re Offered a Job You Aren’t Sure You Want

Interviews are educational for both the employer and for you. During this critical question-and-answer period, an interviewer takes time to learn if you’d be a good fit for a position—and you gather information to see if the job is something you definitely want. After all, taking a new job can be stressful. You need to… Read More »

A Look Back at the Top 3 Articles for Job Seekers from 2018

Best Job Seeker Articles 2018 | Happy Faces Personnel Group

As 2018 winds to a close, you may be thinking about your goals for the New Year. Where will your career take you? What new things do you want to learn? Goal setting is one of the best ways to keep moving forward and accomplish everything you dream about! As you think about what’s to… Read More »

Why all professionals should take an hour to reflect on 2018 before setting 2019 goals

Reflecting on 2018 | Happy Faces Personnel Group

A Chinese proverb states: The best time to plant a tree was 10 years ago. The second best time is right now. This is also true of your career goals. No matter where you are in your journey, it’s always a good time to plan for the future. And a big part of that planning… Read More »

Not feeling like yourself? Your lack of sleep could be impacting your happiness

Implications of Lack of Sleep

Sleep is essential to your overall good health and well-being. Getting enough Zzzs each night supports not just your physical health, but also your brain function and mood. Lack of sleep can lead to a decreased ability to concentrate, irritability and even depression. It can also impact your coordination and impair your judgment. In short—losing… Read More »

Resume Tips for College Students Preparing for Their First Job After Graduation

Resume Tips for College Students

You’ve recently graduated from college and you’re ready to enter the working world. Next step: drafting the perfect resume! As a recent college grad, you may be wondering what to include, since you don’t yet have any work experience to list. That’s OK—you can draft the perfect resume to help you secure an interview (and… Read More »