Posts Categorized: Job Seekers

Job Seekers, Make Great First Impression

Applying for a job opportunity is about more than showing up, asking for an application and walking back out. When you walk into an office to apply, be prepared. Many job seekers tend to overlook the significance of a first impression, which will make or break your chances of being hired. Follow these simple tips… Read More »

Five Ways Temporary Jobs Can Help You

The word ‘temporary’ sometimes has a bad ring to it, but when it comes to temporary work there are some advantages that you just might benefit from. When looking for a job, security and stability are ideal, but there may come a time in your career when you have to weigh out some of the… Read More »

Interviewing Your Interviewer: How to Tell if a Job is Right For You

Taking advantage of the chance to ask your interviewer questions and knowing the right questions to ask could make the difference between accepting your dream job and accepting a position that looked great on the surface but turned out to be far from what you imagined. The difference between what we perceive a job to… Read More »

Can a staffing agency help you with your job search?

Many job seekers aren’t sure what to expect when considering working with a staffing agency and may pass on some great opportunities. There are many benefits to working with a staffing agency. Why might working with GuamTemps benefit you? Check out our top reasons, below: We are constantly networking. Staffing agencies work with many clients,… Read More »

Soft Skills Employers Look For

In addition to technical qualifications, employers are increasingly using soft skills requirements to identify job applicants with the highest probability of success with their organization. Closely associated with EQ, or Emotional Intelligence Quotient, the identification of soft skills helps employers determine an individual’s manner of relating to others. Choosing candidates who embody some of these… Read More »

From the Hiring Manager’s Desk: Three Key concepts that will improve your next job search.

For job seekers who are new to the process, or even for some who aren’t, common practices of job hunting may be a little perplexing or hard to wrap your head around. Searching for a job can be a lengthy, time consuming, and cumbersome feat. With all of the different elements from cover letters and thank… Read More »

Four Questions to Ask When You Receive a Job Offer

Receiving a job offer can be exciting, especially since you’re seeing all of your effort pay off. However, it is important to not get so caught up in the moment that you agree to a job offer without fully thinking it through. If the job ends up not being right for you, it will be… Read More »

Tell Me About Yourself

When hiring managers open the interview with, “Tell me about yourself,” you may find yourself stumped as to the appropriate answer to such a seemingly simple inquiry. The key to answering this question effectively is to prepare ahead of time to determine what the hiring manager actually wants to learn about you and pare down… Read More »

Resume Writing to Highlight Temporary Jobs

Temporary work is becoming more common across industries and levels of experience, so it is not generally viewed as a negative aspect against candidates. However, temporary work does pose some challenges when it comes to how to properly communicate it within the confines of a standard resume template. Check out these tips for resume writing… Read More »

Four Things Interviewers Want Every Candidate to Know

Job interviews tend to cause anxiety for job seekers because of all of the unknowns regarding what hiring managers are looking for and how they are being perceived in terms of qualifications, personality, and professionalism. Before preparing for your next interview, check out these four things interviews want every candidate to know: Avoid Rehearsed Answers… Read More »