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Here at The Job Shop we work hard to place you in a great job, and it is always wonderful when we have a success story to share. The Job Shop was started with a unique concept in mind – provide our clients and our candidates with the respect that they deserve. We offer guarantees on every placement that we make, to ensure satisfaction both for our candidates and our clients, and Victoria is a great example of how that benefits everyone!
Q: What is your name? A: Victoria
Q: How did you originally hear about The Job Shop? A: I heard about The Job Shop after doing some searching on Google and reading reviews.
Q: Can you tell us a little about the permanent position you’ve been hired into? A: When I was hired permanently at Catholic Charities, the position was being rebuilt and I was told that I would have the opportunity to design the position according to what I was interested in doing and the skills that I possessed. Over time, I became more involved with the Refugee & Immigrant Services program and I continue assisting them on top of fulfilling my duties as receptionist.
Q: What do you think most contributed to your success in achieving a permanent position? A: I think it was a combination of my experience and my willingness to go beyond the required duties of my position.
Q: Do you have any tips for readers hoping to duplicate your success? A: Take advantage of every opportunity. When I signed up for a temp job through The Job Shop, I was not expecting it to lead to a permanent position; I just thought it was good to be working while I looked for something permanent. I didn’t know at the time that I would come to love working here as much as I do now.
Q: What did you find most helpful about working with The Job Shop? A: The best part about The Job Shop was that when I came to the first interview, they really took the time to talk with me about what kind of position I was looking for and how the companies they worked with could fit into my vision of my future career.
Q: What was most challenging about your job search, and how did you overcome it? A: At the time, the most challenging part was dealing with the rejection because I was hitting a low in my job search. I had many interviews where I had made it to the final round only to lose out on the opportunity and it was taking a toll. The best thing to do in that situation is to remain positive.
Q: Anything else you’d like to add about your experience? A: After being out of work for a while, working as a temp through The Job Shop gave me renewed confidence to re-evaluate my skills and take full advantage of the position at Catholic Charities.
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