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04/21/2016
Career Center Job Fair Coming in May

We’re having our annual Summer Job Fair on May 19, 2016. Don’t miss this opportunity to meet hiring reps from some of the largest employers in the Bay Area, including Macy’s, California Pacific Medical Center, Safeway, UCSF, and the City of San Francisco. Learn all about it.

Tags: employment | western addition career center | western addition neighborhood access point.
04/13/2016
Energizing Your Results at Career Fairs

As an employment specialist at the Western Addition Career Center, I often suggest hiring events and job fairs featuring multiple employers to help job seekers maximize their time. But sometimes candidates don’t know exactly what it is they’re supposed to be doing — or what to expect. Get tips to help you with your next job fair here.

 

Tags: employment | western addition career center | western addition neighborhood access point.
03/01/2016
Turning the Tables on Interviewers

Ever get stuck on what questions to ask an employer at the end of your job interview? Fear no more! Here is a great article reprinted from Business Insiders to help give insight on what questions you may want to ask an employer – and that an employer may expect you to ask. Read this article now.

Tags: employment | western addition career center | western addition neighborhood access point.
01/12/2016
Becoming an Interview Rock Star

Our staff at the Western Addition Career Center are in an enviable position: they get firsthand information from actual employers on exactly what they’re looking for (and what they’re not) in an employee. Unfortunately, when we talk to employers they frequently mention bad interviews. Read what they have to say.

Tags: employment | western addition career center | western addition neighborhood access point.
12/15/2015
Volunteerism: Good for the Soul

Recently, Success Center SF Staff volunteered for the Bay Area Deputy Sheriff’s Foundation Annual Holiday Shopping Spree. The Bay Area Deputy Sheriff’s Foundation takes low income kids shopping twice a year (for back-to-school and holidays). See what happened.

Tags: employment | Liz Jackson-Simpson | western addition career center | western addition neighborhood access point.
12/04/2015
The Best Database for Researching Companies for Job Seekers

In all the years I’ve been working with job seekers, I’ve rarely come across a job seeker, Job Developer or Career Advisor who has used ReferenceUSA for conducting a job search.  This is a mistake. Learn why.

Tags: employment | western addition career center | western addition neighborhood access point.
12/09/2015
Spending Less this Holiday: A Gift to Yourself

Because we know how difficult it is to stay on track financially during the holiday season, we’ve compiled a few tips to help you keep at least one promise this year — to keep a little something extra in your wallet for yourself.  Find them here.

Tags: employment | western addition career center | western addition neighborhood access point.
10/30/2015
How Social Media Can Make (or Break) You When Job Searching

Nowadays we tend to forget that we are on display and can be screened without our consent or knowledge by potential employers. Find out how you can build a good internet reputation for your job search.

Tags: employment | western addition career center | western addition neighborhood access point.

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