Let’s talk about what you should do before sending your cover letter to a prospective employer.  Remember a cover letter indicates your interest in a job to an employer. It introduces your resume, and it allows you the opportunity to ask for an interview. Even though you have completed writing the cover letter, you are […]

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At the end of the interview, you’ll want to make certain that you will be remembered. State your interest in the position, and summarize how you would be a “good match” for this position.  Do this by summarizing your top three skills, based on the skills the interviewer seems to place in high value. Be […]

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If you are looking for a job and you have forwarded your resume and cover letter to a prospective employer, or have filled out a paper or online application, don’t stop there and wait to hear from the employer. Employers receive lots of resumes and applications.  They need to know if you really want to […]

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Many pre-interview job search activities are done via email or cell phone, and proper etiquette can mean the difference between getting hired and never being invited for an interview. If you don’t have a professional email address, get one before you begin your job search.  Use your name, and an email service provider that is […]

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Don’t forget that you’re creating an impression from the very first smile to the final handshake.  Follow these guidelines: Be 15 minutes early for the interview. Silence your cell phone and keep it out of sight. Treat each person you meet in a friendly, respectful manner (i.e. if you’re rude to the receptionist, you can […]

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Getting a great job is challenging enough when you’re gainfully employed, but it can be even more difficult if you’re currently out of work.  However, if you have been contacted for an interview, it’s clear that the hiring manager sees your potential. Learn how to shine in your interview by being prepared to discuss why […]

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While networking is the job search approach with the highest rate of success, the method that ranks second to networking is direct employer contact.  When you consider that 80% of the job market is not advertised, this approach will assist you in uncovering those available positions. The process consists of five steps: First, compile a […]

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GST MICHIGAN WORKS! IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE HURON, INC. WAS AWARDED $47,000 THROUGH THE SKILLED TRADES TRAINING FUND (STTF) Huron Inc. has been a valued member of the Lexington community since 1943, producing complex tubular assemblies and precision machined products for the automotive industry. It is a great place to work with many employees reaching […]

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