Category: Career Transition

Featured Image: 5 Reasons Why You Should Create A Portfolio for Job Hunting

5 Reasons Why You Should Create A Portfolio for Job Hunting

December 20, 2017 | Career Transition

In today’s job market, a “traditional” strategy of job hunting won’t simply cut it. You have to utilize your connections, the power of social media, as well as networking events and show your potential employers that you’re a good candidate for their company. But so many already do this; how are you able to differentiate […]

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Rob Ayres Joins ER Select as New St. Louis Regional Vice President

December 4, 2017 | Career Transition

ER Select welcomes our newest team member: Robert Ayres. Rob was brought on as ER’s new Regional Vice President and will lead our newly-expanded St. Louis, MO office. Rob, a native of St. Louis, brings 17 years of experience in the staffing industry to ER Select.  He has provided Finance and Accounting, Information Technology and […]

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How To Overcome Limited Work Experience

December 4, 2017 | Career Transition

Have you ever had to deal with this scenario? You find a job that you think you’d really like, however, you have limited or zero work experience. You decide not to bother applying and let the opportunity go because you think the hiring manager won’t see past your limited experience. If you have a limited […]

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How To Fight The Urge to Slack Off

November 30, 2017 | Career Transition

In some point in your work life, there will come a time where you will be unmotivated. It can be because of a number of reasons, however, this usually leads to slacking off and falling into bad work habits. Feeling unmotivated can cause a decrease in productivity and may even hurt the company financially in […]

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Promote Yourself Without Over Promoting

November 21, 2017 | Career Transition

Whether you’re a current employee or are on the job hunt, it’s important to promote yourself and get yourself out there. However, how do you promote yourself without over-promoting? Whether it makes you uncomfortable or not, there are ways on how you can promote yourself without feeling weird about it. Why Promote Yourself? There are […]

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8 Tips To Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile For Employment

November 17, 2017 | Career Transition

As of April 2017, LinkedIn has over 500 million users and is the top choice for companies when looking for new qualified employees. 94% of recruiters use LinkedIn to vet candidates compared to 55% to Twitter and 65% to Facebook. However, it takes a lot for them to get to your profile. It depends on […]

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Featured Image: ER Select expands St. Louis office

ER Select expands St. Louis office

November 14, 2017 | Career Transition |

November 13, 2017 ER Associates expands St. Louis office to support new business growth in local market Rochester, N.Y. — ER Select LLC, a division of ER Associates, a leading HR and recruiting firm headquartered in Rochester, NY, has expanded their St. Louis, MO office to better support the rapid new business growth in the […]

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The Best Time Management Tips At Work

November 8, 2017 | Career Transition

Do you feel like your time at work is not enough? Are you always cramming and rushing to meet your deadline? For a lot of people, this is a typical scenario as a lot of employees tend to waste their time at work without even noticing. From chatting with a colleague, bad work habits, being […]

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Featured Image: 5 Reasons Working with a Certified Women-Owned Business Is Good for Your Company

5 Reasons Working with a Certified Women-Owned Business Is Good for Your Company

October 30, 2017 | Career Transition

Being a certified women-owned business is not a walk in the park. Before becoming officially certified through Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), a women-owned business must submit relevant documents and undergo an on-site review by a Regional Partner Organizations. Can you just imagine all the time and effort that are invested in being certified […]

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Featured Image: ER Select ranks #8 in Rochester’s Top 100 Businesses

ER Select ranks #8 in Rochester’s Top 100 Businesses

October 25, 2017 | Career Transition |

Last night, we received the news that ER Select and our parent company, Employee Relations Associates, has received the honor of being ranked #8 out of 100 by the Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce, beating our ranking last year of #33! We’re beyond humbled to be held in such high esteem by our fellow Rochester […]

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