I was in Home Depot yesterday and overheard one employee telling another, “Don’t look for a better job now. You should wait until this whole thing is over and then see what’s out there.” At a recent staff meeting, we were talking about just how few resumes were posted on ZipRecruiter and how it appeared […]
Electrician Help Wanted: Commercial journeyman level electrician to lead a crew. We’re looking for the best of the best and yes, we’d be willing to pay for it. Please send along a note. Tell me a little bit about how you got to where you are in your career, and what you would like to […]
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Making your resume be the one that gets moved to the yes folder is not that difficult. You just need the right hook statement. Once you have it, the hook statement should be used wherever it is most relevant.
Our industrial facility in Niagara County is hiring for a Maintenance Mechanic. The full job post is on the web site here —> Maintenance Mechanic We pay well, offer great benefits, and the work is all first shift. What’s important? A natural talent for things mechanical and a little knowledge of industrial electricity. The best […]
Found on an electricians resume: “Single-handedly managed the successful upgrade and deployment of new environmental illumination system with zero cost overruns and zero safety incidents” **photo credit to MoDOT Photos
Better than Craigslist Better than indeed, or monster, or zip recruiter. These job boards are great if you’re the kind of person who feels like it’s necessary to have thousands of job postings rather than one great job. How can you know who the good companies are? The scammers and jerks…? As your personal agent, […]
Located near Sisters Hospital on Main Street in Buffalo NY, the Benedict House was most recently used to house patients with AIDS and HIV. The project was a conversion to affordable studio apartments for those recovering from substance abuse addictions. ON THIS JOB- Eric Chavis, Electrician 10/07/2019- current. Nelson Mason, Electrician 09/12/2019-10/16/2019.
Our strategy meeting this morning was about what companies want in an employee. Nikkie, our newest team member jumped in, “Why is no one is asking what job seekers want?” So we talked about that for a minute and I have to say, the answer was not so obvious. As professional recruiters maybe we’ve lost […]
Truth #1: Don’t get sloppy with your job search. Don’t spam your resume. Rather, be meticulous. Read, invest time, thought and care into your search. Truth #2: What you’ve done is the foundation on which you build your potential. It is so much easier to talk about what you can bring to a company if […]
How many people would show up at your funeral and say that they would not be who they are today without your leadership? It’s a difficult question, but one worth considering.
I am a headhunter for the construction trades, and my clients have great jobs! I am a carpenter by trade and have lived and worked in Buffalo all of my life. My company is Squarefoot Tradesmen. We are not a national chain, a job board, or an aggregation website. We are the human part of […]
We have a hotel to wire in Olean and a hospital addition in Springville coming up in the very near future and could use some help. If you know what to do with MC cable, have time to jump on a project, and live in that neighborhood …then reach out to me.
I wasn’t going to bother writing because I figure—it’s the height of the season, unemployment is low, there are mountains of opportunity out there—you’re probably happily working and making lots of money! If for some crazy reason you or someone you know is not checking all of those boxes, I know of 192 pretty decent […]
10). You’ll never meet a good roofer who’s unemployed 9). Ask any banker—the most important thing on a building is its roof 8). You get to work outdoors, in the sunshine and fresh air 7). Few people get to see the world from a roofer’s perspective 6). Roofing on your resume earns respect from every other trade 5). […]