If you attended the Age Strong Job Fair this weekend then this is the post for you!
Now that the fair is over, it's time to follow up.
Doing so lets the employer know you are serious, reminds them of who you are (they met a TON of people), your qualifications, and keeps the hiring process moving along.
So let’s take a look at how following up works...
Send your follow up at least 1-2 business days after the event.
Reach out... see more
Wanted: Positive Attitude
It all begins with your attitude. You've no doubt heard the phrase
Your attitude determines your altitude. A positive attitude will not only help you to find a good job but also help you hold on to your work in a competitive market.
Many employers say a positive attitude is one of the personal traits they value most highly in their employees.
When you have a positive outlook, you work more effectively. It will give... see more
Don’t emphasize your length of experience, emphasize your capabilities!
Highlight the accomplishments you’ve achieved over the years and demonstrate your worth. Be sure to show genuine excitement about the work that you do. Instead of discussing how many years you’ve been in the field, say something like this:
This is my sweet spot! I’m thrilled about the potential of being able to bring my skills to the team! I love working within a dynamic... see more
No, no, I’m not asking you to break out the crop top and start using the latest tween lingo. But I AM encouraging you to stay up to date on current trends and technology! :)
It’s no secret that companies who have greater diversity in their employees evolve more rapidly and successfully. However, age discrimination (or ageism) is a real hardship that many of those in the workforce struggle with.
Show them you’re just as knowledgeable as any... see more
We have 12 Greater Boston area employers looking to hire for various roles in multiple departments. Don't miss out on the chance to make a great first impression!
-BAYADA Home Health Care
-Benchmark Senior Living
-Boston Children’s Hospital
-Boston Medical Center
-Brigham and Women’s Hospital
-Ezra Home Care LLC
-Mount Auburn Hospital
-Riverside Community Care
-Tribute Home Care
-Tufts Medical... see more
Join us at MassHire Downtown Boston on Thursday, November 7th for the USPS Recruitment Session.
During this session, you will learn about the new and improved application process as well as about available positions (in the Greater Boston area).
Open Positions Include:
- City Carrier Assistants ($16.78/hour)
- Distribution Associates
- Paid Leave
- Must have a valid state driver’s... see more
Beautiful autumn New England weekend morning- so what is our Jobcase team doing? Helping run Mayor Martin Walsh’s Age Strong Job Fair today with our friends at AARP of course!
Dozens of employers are meeting amazing older workers today here in greater Boston. Employers that understand you don’t hire older workers despite their age, but BECAUSE of their age - and all the great skills and experience it affords. Awesome initiative that’s sure... see more
The Age Strong Workshop and Job Fair series CONTINUES this Saturday!
Workshop: An Overview of Employment Opportunities for the Older Worker: Saturday, Sept 14th 10:00am - 2:00pm (Already held.)
Workshop: Skills Building: Saturday, Oct 5th 10:00am - 2:00pm
Job Fair: Saturday, Oct 19th 10:00am - 2:00pm
One of the most common questions asked during an interview or a job fair is…
Can you tell me about yourself?
Other variations could include...
-Why should we hire you?
-Why do you want to work here?
-What is it about us that makes you want to work here?
Answer these 5 questions to help you plan what to say and impress employers!
1- What are the three strongest reasons I am a great fit for this job?
2- What are some positive things I can say... see more
We are so excited to announce that the
Age Strong job fair is coming up on Saturday, October 19th!
Participating employers include:
The Post Office
Boston Medical Center
Pine Street Inn
Seniors Helping Seniors
Central Boston Elder Services
Office of Workforce Development
Have questions? Please ask, we are happy to help!
MassHire Downtown Boston invites you to the Food Service Job Fair on Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019!
The Food Service industry in Boston is rapidly growing and looking to hire for various roles across multiple departments. This event is a great opportunity to get your foot in the door or to take your next step towards your next job in the food service industry.
Participating Employers include:
- ABM Industries
- Air Ventures (representing Lucca... see more