Employers: Staff Your Business for Free! By Dede Myers

Let Job Connection hold a hiring event for you! Job connection holds “Meet the Employer Events” and Job Fairs (2 or more employers) for employers–FREE of charge. We advertise and invite qualified job seekers. We might have just who you are looking for! What you need to do: Select “Find Your Recruiter” on this website […]

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How to Make the Most of a Job Fair

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average person will hold somewhere between 11 and 12 positions in their lifetime. We change jobs and careers for a variety of reasons: We move to new geographical locations We look for advancement We look for better working conditions We look for better pay We look to […]

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Informational Interviews by Gary Edwards

Have you been going to the same employment sites and finding the same jobs copied on multiple sites? Try an informational interview! • Can establish a relationship with decision makers • Manager will give you job referrals that are unique • Opportunity not posted yet or coming soon • Refer you to another company that […]

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When is the best time in my life to make a career change?

by Gary Edwards– The State of Oregon Employment Research Department says that wherever you live in Oregon you will hit the lowest rate of employment in over 20 years. Employment growth in Oregon is 1% faster than the total US as a whole. Some of the growth industries are food, beverage, manufacturing, software and agriculture. […]

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Networking–It’s Not Dead!

by Heiko Junge Finding a job today can be tough with all the computer applications, tests, resume requirements, screening your resumes electronically for key words and qualifications. Networking is not dead, it still works. About 80% of people still get hired through people they know. This might be knowing the right person (interviewer), having someone speak […]

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3 Reasons Why You Are Still Unemployed

  By Heiko Junge and Paul Langdon Job Connection Program Managers Do you agree? 1. With the unemployment rate lowering, the market has and will be returning to an employees market. With that in mind, it is so important to have all your skills updated and as well as your resume. Are you job search […]

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