Employment Services Blog
The latest in job search strategies, resume tips, and more! Written by Lutherwood staff.
3 Tips for Considering Self-Employment
Whatever your reason is for starting a business, there are several pitfalls which, if not avoided, can be very costly and time consuming.
Put Your Networking Card in the Employer Shuffle
Business cards are an important and valuable tool in building a business and growing your brand. As a job seeker, your personal brand is your business, so you can help your brand get recognized by developing a job seeker's card.
Customer Service Fuels His Passion
Jeremy saw his workplace burn to the ground. The good news is that everyone made it out safely. The bad news is that with only two months on the job, Jeremy was now out of work.
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.