Posts Categorized: Job-Seeker

Stop Coasting! Kickstart Your Career in 2020

Feeling stuck in your career? It’s no fun to drag yourself into work only to stare off into space as you try to motivate yourself to begin the day. If you’re not engaged in what you’re doing, it won’t matter how many trips to the coffee pot you make, or how many breaks you take to chat… Read More »

How to reconnect with old coworkers to advance your career in 2020

Best Job Seeker Articles 2018 | Happy Faces Personnel Group

Previous contacts can be a valuable source of information. This is particularly important if you’re currently in search of a new job and want to reach out and network with those you once knew. But you run the risk of an awkward conversation and might be wondering how to approach people who were once front-and-center… Read More »

Need a break? Consider these yoga breathing options you can do while you work!

When you’re feeling stressed at work, simple breathing techniques can help you regain calm and refocus your energy. Shifting attention to your breath is an easy way to naturally reduce stress when you’re having a hard day. Three breathing techniques to help you calm down Based on pranayama yoga, which translated means breathwork, you can… Read More »

How to prepare for a successful Monday and kick-start your week effectively

Improving Morning Habits | Happy Faces Personnel Group

Monday is typically a difficult day for most people. The weekend is over, and five days of work loom ahead. But rather than feeling down, you can take steps to leap into your Monday—building energy and momentum to help you blast successfully through the week! Seven ways to boost your Monday Ready to start your… Read More »

Why every professional should pursue a hobby to make them happier in their day-to-day

Hobbies are good for you! By doing something fun in your free time, you can gain both mental and physical benefits. Life shouldn’t be all work and no play, and hobbies provide that downtime your mind needs to be well. Four Health Benefits of Hobbies Keeping yourself healthy will help you do better at work.… Read More »

Time Management Strategies That Will Lead to Reduced Stress… and More Happiness

How often does this happen to you—the day begins, and you’re full of motivation! Today is the day you’re going to make magic happen. By 10 a.m., you realize you’re not accomplishing as much as you had hoped, but that’s OK… you’ll just take a quick break and get back at it. Then lunchtime rolls… Read More »

How to properly write a resignation letter when deciding to leave your current role

Updating Your LinkedIn Profile | Happy Faces Personnel Group

If you’ve found a new job, you’re probably excited for a fresh start! But one matter you must first handle is leaving the job you have right now. It’s always a wise idea—whether you’re leaving on good terms or not—to write a letter of resignation to your current boss, letting him or her know you’re… Read More »

What’s Your Story? Should you showcase your volunteer work in your resume?

You’ve helped build houses for the homeless, walk rescue dogs, organize donated clothing, or run charity-related races. Whatever your charitable work of choice, you may have found it helps you to be a happier, more well-rounded person. But that’s not all! Volunteer work can also help you build your resume and make you a more… Read More »

Coping With Job Rejection: What to Do if You DON’T Get the Job

You tried hard at your interview, but you heard back from your recruiter and they decided to go with someone else. This can be frustrating news to hear, especially if you really, really wanted the job. But even still, you need to move on because the best job for you is out there. So what… Read More »

How to Shift Your Morning to Kickstart a Happy and Productive Day

Your mood sets the tone for your day. It can determine if you’re productive and whistling while you work—or grumbly and dragging your feet. If given the choice, why not start your day off right? You can take small steps to adjust your perspective each morning and set yourself up for a good mood. And… Read More »