Posts Categorized: Job-Seeker

Maneuvering Your Job Search Through COVID-19

Right now times are very uncertain, very stressful and even a bit frightening. The COVID-19 outbreak has not only caused a health crisis but an economic crisis, as well. In a matter of days, millions of people found themselves suddenly out of work. Millions more are weeks or even days away from losing their jobs,… Read More »

Job Seeking While Employed? Here’s What You Need to Know

Job Searching While Employed in Atlanta

Looking for a new job is a tricky task. If you currently have a job and want a different one, it’s not a good idea to quit your job while looking—because this may leave you unable to pay your bills. But if your current boss finds out you’re in search of something new, this can… Read More »

How a Five-Minute Walk at Work Can Recharge and Improve Your Happiness

Taking a Walk During Work

It’s important to take regular breaks during your workday. Why? Your mind and body need a chance to recharge before you jump back into work. And when you take your break, it can help to move around a little by taking a quick stroll. With the weather warming up, you may decide to take a… Read More »

How far back should your resume go? Is five years the new standard?

Improving Your Resume

When you’re getting your resume together to apply to a job, one of the biggest and most important sections is your work history. If you’ve been in the working world for a bit, you may find this section stretching further than you feel it should—but you’re quite sure where to trim it. So what can… Read More »

Is a suit necessary for an interview? Or is business casual enough?

Wearing Suits to an Interview

When you land a job interview, it’s an exciting time! You’re a step closer to a new job and you want to impress the interviewer. One of the most obvious things to think about is your appearance: what should you wear? The classic attire for an interview is a power suit, but is this still… Read More »

How might quiet time with a book improve your overall health and well-being?

Improve Mental Health through Reading

Life is stressful! We’re constantly inundated with information—from the internet, social media, advertisements, and more. Add on top of this work and home responsibilities, and many of us may find ourselves overwhelmed with too much to do. This constant state of being 110 percent on, 110 percent of the time can take a toll on… Read More »

Want to Improve your happiness? Learn to say no!

One of the worst feelings is a lack of control. When you don’t have control over your situation, you feel powerless and unhappy. It feels much better to call the shots that affect your life, especially at work. No one wants to be at the beck and call of everyone around them—when you probably have… Read More »

How to react when you notice a typo in your freshly-submitted resume

Updating Your LinkedIn Profile | Happy Faces Personnel Group

Not for the faint of heart, the search for a new job can have you on edge! It involves many time-consuming steps, and it can take weeks—or even months—for the perfect job opportunity to pop up. So, after all your hard work, once you’ve hit send on your application, you probably feel ready to lean… Read More »

Should you accept the water or coffee offered to you before an interview?

You’ve arrived at your interview and you’re ready to impress! You want to do your very best and make all the right choices. So when your interviewer offers you water or coffee, what should you say? Do they expect you to say yes or no, and what is the right answer? Read on to learn… Read More »

How to get a job you’re underqualified for… but really want

You’ve just come across a job description that sounds like your dream job! But there’s just one problem… you’re underqualified. You may feel all is lost, but this is not necessarily true. Sure, for certain job fields, such as medicine or law—being underqualified is most likely a no-go. But for other fields, such as tech,… Read More »