Posts Categorized: Northeast Ohio Job Seekers

Work Smarter, Not Harder – Work-Life Balance

Is time management affecting your work-life balance?   If you’re like most, you like to have control of your time.  When you do, studies show you are happier, more productive, and less stressed.  Not feeling like you’ve achieved that elusive work-life balance? According to the New York Times, your attachment style may be to blame. … Read More »

Prepare to be Assessed on Past Behavior

Are you ready for a behavioral interview? Maybe you’ve already experienced one and fumbled your answers. A question like “Tell me about a time when you solved a customer problem without help”, can be a stumbling block if you aren’t prepared. Indeed offers a short video and in-depth tips to help. How to Prepare for… Read More »

4 Reasons To Consider A Temp Job Or Contract Job

America’s staffing companies hire nearly 15 million temporary and contract employees a year.  One-third are offered a permanent jobs where they work on an assignment. – American Staffing Association   According to Forbes Next Avenue contributor Penny Locey, “These roles are a great way for unemployed workers to get back to employment and are strong… Read More »

Job Pointers: Email Etiquette

Compiled by KD — Great Work’s Recruiter and Social Media guru. Check out our YouTube page for more tips! Email may seem simple to the untrained eye but utilizing email correctly can be like speaking an entirely new language. Check out THESE 10 TIPS that will be sure to take your email etiquette to new… Read More »

Resume Pointers

Copied below is a redacted copy of an actual resume emailed to us for work.  Let me be clear, I WANT to contact this applicant. The work history looks like it would match the skills needed for our open position. If I looked at just work history, this candidate would at least get a phone… Read More »

Jobs 2016 – Improve or Remove?

1. Name one goal that will improve your job or career in 2016- Similar to most New Years advice you read on January 1, when looking at your career, don’t overwhelm yourself with too many goals for one year. What is on your list? a) Get a job b) Learn a new skill c) Move… Read More »

How Badly Do You Want THAT Job?

Good News! The unemployment rate is reportedly below 5 % in Ohio. That means employers are trying harder to find qualified candidates for their current openings. Often times they ask staffing companies like ours to help them locate individuals who have the skills, experience and/ or aptitude needed to do their job. Great Work! Specializes… Read More »

Breaking It Down- Employment Misconceptions

Copyright Great Work Employment Services 2014 While trying to reach out to individuals in NE Ohio via social media, we have received mostly good comments. However, the old adage, you can’t make 100% of the people happy 100% of the time seems to ring true based on a few comments that have filtered through our… Read More »

Criminal Expungement Information

This is for Summit County, OH Residents.  We are simply sharing for informational purposes. We are not at all involved with the program but wanted to make people aware of the opportunity and the fact there are organizations out there who can help.   Need Help With Your Criminal Record? Have you been denied a job,… Read More »