Employment Services Blog
The latest in job search strategies, resume tips, and more! Written by Lutherwood staff.
Swing for the Fences! And Knock that Interview out of the Park
Getting interviews is like making a connection with the ball.
Mature Workers: The Hidden Talent Pool
With the Baby Boomer population continuing to age, employers have a unique opportunity to tap into this hidden talent pool. Mature workers offer years of experience, transferable skills, commitment, dedication, strong work ethic, respect, eagerness to learn and an openness to constructive criticism.
Evidence it is Never Too Late to Get What You Want
If you ever felt you were past your prime, I can assure you that Shirley is a proven example that you can always exceed people’s expectations.
Benefits of a Summer Job
Securing a summer job is more than just getting a paycheck. It helps you acquire new skills, gain valuable work experience and is a great foundation for future jobs.
Transform Those Overused “Buzzwords” into Impact Statements
Responsible, strategic, creative, and analytical are some of the most overused “Buzzwords” people include in their profiles on LinkedIn, or in their cover letters and resumes. The Problem is not so much in the use of “buzz” words themselves, but in not attaching them with any meaning.
How to Select Your Next Employer
As a jobseeker, you spend a lot of time scouring job postings, pumping out resumes and praying someone will call you for an interview. When that call comes and you have a successful interview, you may be so excited that you overlook some "Red Flags."
Need a Job? Patti's Story
Patti is a mature worker and lost her job due to a layoff. Patti came to Lutherwood feeling uncertain about her future. Patti was grateful for the openness of the staff she worked with, enabling her to feel confident and motivated in her job search.
4 Tips on How to Attract Attention to your LinkedIn Profile
Since Linked In began over 10 years ago, its membership has grown from 10 to 277,000,000(1). That’s an enormous number of people that only continues to increase. In fact, as of the end of first quarter of 2015, LinkedIn membership was sitting at 364,000,000!(2) If you are one of the 364,000,000 members using LinkedIn as a networking and job search tool, how can you attract people and help them to zero in on your profile?
Benefiting from International Experience
Syed Quli’s steely determination, strong work ethic, positive attitude and friendly personality have served him well throughout his adventurous career.
Trades in Demand
If you’re looking into starting your career, or switching into a new career, chances are you’ve heard or read somewhere that there are many opportunities in the skilled trades. Experts are predicting thousands of jobs will become available in the trades in the next few years.