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Summer Heats Up For JWS

Posted On: July, 8, 2013 | Categories: Temporary Staffing | Building Industry News | Customer Service

We were thrilled to attend NAA (National Apartment Association Conference) and PCBC. During both events, a major theme was heard loudly... The market is heating up!! Builders and property management companies alike are searching for new talent. The recruitment push is on in all regions. Expect to see a hiring surge in 3rd and 4th quarter....


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When and How to Ask for a Promotion

Posted On: July, 5, 2013 | Categories: Job Tips | Tips for the Workplace

While asking for a promotion can be very stressful and intimidating, it can be one of the most important things you could ever do for your career. If you wish to 'climb the ladder'? so to speak in your career, asking for a promotion is something you're most likely going to have to do. Here are a few tips to help you take that big step so that you're ready for the most important conversation you'll ever start with your supervisor....


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Find JWilliams Staffing at the June 2013 NAA Conference!

Posted On: June, 21, 2013 | Categories: Temporary Staffing | Building Industry News | Customer Service

The National Apartment Association Education Conference & Expo is going on now, from June 19th-22nd! We love to participate in these events as it gives us a chance to meet with other amazing people in our industry and to learn from some incredible minds! During the NAA Conference we will be at booth 2808, so if you're at the conference we want you to come on by! We have some fun things to give away, plus you can meet some of the JWS team!...


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How to Set up Your LinkedIn Profile to Best Show Off Your Resume & Skills

Posted On: June, 14, 2013 | Categories: Job Tips | Resume Tips | Social Media Tips

Your LinkedIn profile is one of the first places a potential recruiter will look when they are considering calling you for a job interview. That is why it's of the utmost importance to optimize your LinkedIn profile so that you can showcase your resume and skills. A recent study has shown that nearly half of all profiles on LinkedIn are incomplete so the chances are about 50-50 that yours is one of them. Here is a quick guide to help you optimize your LinkedIn profile to ensure that potential employers are impressed by what they see....


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How to Become a Leader in the Workplace

Posted On: May, 28, 2013 | Categories: Job Tips | Tips for the Workplace | Customer Service

There are many benefits associated with stepping up at work and being recognized as a leader. Here is a step-by-step guide that can help take you from where you currently are at work to where you want to be....


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How to Find and Buy a Professional Wardrobe on a Budget

Posted On: May, 20, 2013 | Categories: Tips for the Workplace | Dressing Professionally

In this post we continue on from our previous article, Building a Top-Notch Professional Wardrobe - One Piece at a Time, where we talked about do's and dont's for selecting your business attire. It is possible to build a great looking, classic and polished professional wardrobe on a budget; the key is in making smart purchases....


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Building a Top-Notch Professional Wardrobe - One Piece at a Time

Posted On: May, 8, 2013 | Categories: Tips for the Workplace | Dressing Professionally

In the staffing and recruitment business, I am often asked the following questions: 'What IS the new standard in professional dress?'? 'What do I wear to an interview to be taken seriously?'? 'What, exactly, IS Friday casual attire?'? 'If I am limited on what I can spend on new clothes, how can I look MODERN and PROFESSIONAL?'? All good questions and all in need of some serious answers....


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How to Keep a Professional and Work Oriented Social Media Presence - Facebook

Posted On: April, 29, 2013 | Categories: Social Media Tips

Sites like Facebook quickly evolved from personal social networks to a very detailed, and sometimes revealing, hybrid of the white pages and yellow pages. All those personal interests, likes, favorite quotes, hobbies, and status updates have the potential for helping you land that new job, or in some cases, the reason you lost your last job. The truth is our presence on the internet has become another form of reference, just like your resume and cover letter, a Social Business Card....


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Making the Most of Your Temporary Position

Posted On: April, 25, 2013 | Categories: Job Tips | Tips for the Workplace | Customer Service

It wasn't so long ago that 'temps'? were thought of as office and retail workers employed during the busy holiday season. However, with the freelance market opening up, more and more businesses are realizing that they can meet many of their goals with temporary workers. This is a growing trend that may stick around for a while, regardless of what this topsyturvy economy does in the future....


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Maximize Your Reach: How to Optimize Your Job Search

Posted On: March, 25, 2013 | Categories: Job Tips | Resume Tips | Temporary Staffing | Interviewing Tips

Landing a great job requires much more than just writing out a few generic application letters and sending them away in the mail. Today, the job market is highly competitive which means that there are likely numerous others applying for the same job you have your eye on. It's therefore important that you go above and beyond when seeking out your dream job, especially for real estate jobs, so that you can find the best position that suits you. Here are a few tips we've put together which can help bring success to your job search....


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