Author: Kerry Roberts Gibson and Beth Schinoff
Source: Harvard Business Review One afternoon a manager we’ll call Kassie sent an email to her teammate, Harrison, explaining why she hadn’t included him in a meeting with a group of company executives earlier that day. She and Harrison got along well, and she wanted to make sure he wasn’t offended. Two days later the email still hadn’t been returned. This small incident made Kassie question their relationship. Why the sudden ru
Happy #GivingTuesday! The holidays are a time of joy, togetherness, and family, but for many they can also be one of the hardest times of the year. We are proud to announce that The Job Shop is partnering with St. Anthony’s to give back to our community this holiday season. For the first two weeks of December we will be accepting items for donation. If you’re wondering what would be useful, this is St. Anthony’s list of items they can accept: And these are the items they need
Every Friday we put together a list of the weekend events we think look most interesting and provide them here. Keep in mind there is always a lot more going on, and all it takes is a little digging to find something that will be the perfect activity for you. Click on any of the event titles for a link to the event. Friday, November 20 Mindful Life Project’s First Annual Benefit Concert The Craneway Pavilion, Richmond 7 PM, All Ages $35 Come and support Mindful Life Project b
Every year since 1963, the President of the United States has issued a proclamation announcing National Small Business Week, which recognizes the critical contributions of America’s entrepreneurs and small business owners.
More than half of Americans either own or work for a small business, and they create about two out of every three new jobs in the U.S. each year.
As part of National Small Business Week, the U.S. Small Business Administration takes the opportunity to highli
You work hard, and you deserve a fun and relaxing weekend before heading back to the office on Monday. Luckily, this is the San Francisco Bay Area, and there is always something going on! Welcome to Weekend Planner. Every Friday we put together a list of the weekend events we think look most interesting and provide them here. Keep in mind there is always a lot more going on, and all it takes is a little digging to find something that will be the perfect activity for you. Frid
Welcome to Weekend Planner. Every Friday we put together a list of the weekend events we think look most interesting and provide them here. Keep in mind there is always a lot more going on, and all it takes is a little digging to find something that will be the perfect activity for you. Friday, Feb. 20 DNA Lounge, San Francisco, CA Doors – 8pm Show – 8:30pm All Ages $12 The Devil in California: Where else would the devil be, really? California is paradise and a black hole all
That’s because at The Job Shop, we do things a little differently. We LISTEN to clients’ needs and then we provide custom placement. Our 98% retention rate of all permanent candidates over the last 3 years proves it works. And now, when you hire a temp through us for 4 days, we’ll pick up the tab for the 5th day. Call us at 415.227.8610 or visit us online at www.jobshopsf.com. This offer will end May 31, 2010. #community #TheJobShop #Work #givingback #Employment
The Job Shop San Francisco would like your help in finding companies who are hiring and using temps in the Bay Area for the upcoming Holiday Season. Email your ideas to email@example.com. All referrals with your name will be included in a lucky draw for a chance to win $250.00! Happy Holidays! #SanFrancisco #community #TheJobShop #holidayseason #givingback #Employment #Fun
The Job Shop will be collecting new, unwrapped toys in our office. All donated items will be delivered to Toys for Tots for distribution later this month. If you would like to drop something off, we’ll include it in our delivery. Please join us in making a difference in the lives of those in need. #SanFrancisco #community #charity #volunteering #holidayseason #givingback #helpingout #events
The Job Shop was happy to take part in the Career Mentorship Symposium held at Golden Gate University. The goal of the symposium was to give job seekers more face time with a recruiter and to really understand what they are doing right and wrong. Below, please find some of the topics that were discussed: Attention to detail What are some of the most egregious resume faux paus, i.e. “references available upon request” Using social networking How to prepare for an interview? Ho
Members of our staff took a trip to Ecuador to explore the great work that FINCA International is doing to provide financial services to the world’s lowest-income entrepreneurs. This financial support allows these entrepreneurs to create jobs, build assets and improve their standard of living. Our team was excited to see how donated funds were used to jump start small enterprise through village banking. Our staff members also had the opportunity to visit the Galapagos Islands
We are very excited to participate in the upcoming “Career Mentorship Symposium” which will be held from 12pm-2pm on August 13, 2009 at Golden Gate University. Here are the topics coupled with each respective group leader that will be discussed. What are some of the most egregious resume faux paus and how can you avoid them? Sara Menke Premier Staffing Does social networking sites like LinkedIn, Facebook, & Twitter help or hinder one’s chances? How should an applicant prepar
I just sat through a great session at SHRM 2009 given by Michael Burchell, Ed. D., vice president for Global Business Development, Great Place to Work® Institute. In addition to compiling the 50 Best Small and Medium Companies to Work for in America list, the Great Place to Work® Institute is also responsible for assembling the FORTUNE® 100 Best Companies list. While talking about how a company becomes a best place to work is not a new topic to The Hiring Site, Burchell was a
The Job Shop was started to find solutions to people’s needs. We also enjoy participating in and encouraging our applicants to participate in events that benefit the community, such as The AIDS Walk and Toys for Tots. Recently, The Job Shop’s staff participated in cleaning up Ocean Beach for the national day of service and volunteered our service to a local women’s shelter to provide assistance with interviewing tips, résumé assistance, and employment. The way we see it, givi
The Job Shop recently held a cook off between our staff. Each contestant was asked to bring in a homemade dish that would be judged for taste, effort and presentation. The winners took home gift cards to the retail store of their choice. Some of the highlights included carrot cake cupcakes, chicken biryani, pigs in a Blanket with three different kinds of sausage, fettuccine in a white cream sauce with prawns, sloppy joes, fried bananas and quiche.
“I Loved getting the office staff together to give back to the community we work and live in – we all have time to do this!” – Liz “It was a great day for us. I really enjoyed the opportunity to be outside with my coworkers, on the beach with beautiful weather and helping clean it up!” – Stuart Inspired by President Obama’s call for one day of service on MLK day The Job Shop staff was eager to volunteer our time and energy to make a difference in our community. We decided t