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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 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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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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