Baristas have an important job out there--they keep us all caffeinated and alive! Barista experience can provide you with many valuable transferable skills in the workplace and they are not what you may think. Check out this article from thebalancecareer.com for more details! http://bit.ly/2QCYGoS
Oh, and of course check out our open Barista positions in the Ann Arbor, MI area too! We have lots :)
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
Food Service Workers do not receive enough credit. Working in restaurants, coffee shops, and lunchrooms provide a strong foundation of skills that will help you excel in your career goals. Here are just a few benefits of working in Food Service:
1. Cash from Tips
Many food service workers receive tips for their service. Those who work at sit-down restaurants, take orders and deliver food to tables generally make more from tips than those at... see more
When I was preparing to make a shift in my career, I was nervous because I felt as though I didn’t have enough relevant experience for my desired role. Luckily, I realized the tremendous amount of transferable skills I had learned from my internships and many years in the hospitality industry.
Transferable skills are
naturally learned skills that are non-job specific and can be used across any occupation. Many are commonly known as soft skills... see more
It's more of a test of your listening and typing skills. They provide a video guide instructing you on what to do. You do not have to type a certain amount of words per minute, they prefer you take your time (within the allotted time) to make sure your transcript is of the best quality. Once the testing is complete you can be emailed within a few days addressing your employment status.
I am trying to learn more about Amazon culture. When I read their job descriptions I find a disconnect between my current experience and where I want to go and I'm not sure how to proceed. I was hoping to get some advice from current/former employees.
I have worked in technical support for another tech giant and was very successful. I had high customer service marks and a high issue resolution metric. I was also trained as a team leader and... see more
List Job Skills Creatively On Your Resume
With the competition in the job market increasing for job seekers, it is crucial to grab the attention of the hiring manager if your resume has a chance. Employers are looking for resumes that showcase high quality skills and rich field experiences. To create a resume that stands out from the other candidates' resumes, focus on format and word choice.
A job candidate's skills and relevant knowledge are... see more
The skills needed to find a job are different than
the skills needed to do a job. Job Search Radio provides ways to improve your
job-hunting skills including job search preparation, writing great resumes, cover
letters and thank you letters, interviewing, how to answer tough interview
questions, coping with job boards, job search networking, branding, job search
mistakes– the many things you need to know to conduct an effective... see more
Despite my skills and education and talents. The only jobs I ever get or get offered it low wage minimum wage work. I am fed up with it. Tired of it. They all seem to be looking for personality archetypes over anything else here in the Puget Sound area. Like are you an extrovert or do you fit someone who has a high emotinal intelligence.
I have been asked by some of you whether it is more difficult nailing down a job after turning 50, and my answer to you is generally
yes. That said, we can make it easier on ourselves by being open to utilizing our years of experience and the skills we have developed in a wider and more broad spectrum. Experience can be a plus, but stagnation is a drawback. Be open to using your talents in various ways within the scope of various possible... see more