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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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Interviewing Tips for the Real Estate Industry

Posted On: March, 22, 2013 | Categories: Interviewing Tips

It's certainly no secret that the job market in the US is tight today with more and more highly qualified individuals looking for new career opportunities. For anyone looking for a job in the real estate industry as a new home sales agent, property manager or leasing consultant, it takes more than just showing up for an interview to land a good job. With years of experience in real estate recruitment and staffing, we offer to you some basic do's and don'ts one can follow when interviewing for a job in the highly competitive real estate industry....


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11 Ways to Define Professionalism from Naomi Bailey

Posted On: March, 15, 2013 | Categories: Customer Service


This month, our JWS Biz Tip video series features Naomi Bailey, Professional Trainer of leasing agents for the multi-family industry. Naomi offers her perspective on 11 ways to define professionalism....


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JWS Launches Berke Job-Fit Candidate Assessments

Posted On: March, 1, 2013 | Categories: Staffing Agency Info | Interviewing Tips | Customer Service

JWilliams Staffing is pleased to announce that we now utilize the Berke Assessment, a customized job-fit assessment tool, which allows us to comprehensively evaluate each candidate's talents and personality. It measures the compatibility of a specific candidate to a specified set of job targets. The Berke Group has spent years developing and perfecting this process which helps us accurately assess candidates at all levels of within an organization '“ whether a new home sales manager or leasing consultant, a mortgage professional, or an escrow coordinator.  This tool will allow JWS to partner with its clients to determine what talents they need in the person they hire....


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Professionalism in the Workplace

Posted On: March, 1, 2013 | Categories: Tips for the Workplace | Customer Service

Professionalism in the workplace is based on many factors, including how you dress, carry yourself, your attitude and how you interact with others. The definition of professionalism indicates that each person perform their tasks with genuine earnest and honesty.  It refers to a person doing his / her job with sincerity, and maintaining professional etiquette and ethics in the workplace....


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Dressing for Success!

Posted On: February, 28, 2013 | Categories: Dressing Professionally

Professional dress standards have not changed much over the past 50 years. '?The Suit'? still reigns supreme. Trends change over the years, but you won't go wrong with a well-made, dark, 2-3 button, light-weight wool suit. With any suit, FIT is key! And don't be fooled by someone who tries to tell you others, how......


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