Woodstock Area Job Bank

Job interviews have changed and evolved over the years. Check out this article posted on Ploymint.com that provides interview tips for a new generation of workers. 10 Interview Preparation Tips For Millennials, By Millennials    

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Looking for ways to improve your business. Large or small, every business can benefit from this series. Check out the list of free webinars sponsored but Spectrum Consulting. My personal favorite? “Icky Sticky People Problems version 3.0” the name pretty much says it all! http://spectrum.consulting/webinars/

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I hear a fascinating story on NPR on my way to work this morning. It was about training America’s workforce to with the skills needed to work in today’s factory and manufacturing setting. Today’s require higher-skilled workers who need more training to jump into the workforce. Introducing an old concept that still works – Apprenticeships! You’ve heard about it in the […]

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THE RIGHT TRAINING FOR THE RIGHT JOB by Tanja Hinterstoisser (Champlain College) and Daniel Connolly (University of Denver) In today’s work world, three generations are working together, each of whom have vastly different experiences with technology. At our Vermont Connected Summit, Dr. Hinterstoisser and Dr. Connolly described what the most important skills are to thrive in the workplace today. Learn […]

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Are you looking for work? Are you registered with the Job Bank? If you are looking for work and haven’t registered yet – you really should. Here’s why… This morning I was on the phone with a job seeker who was calling to inquire about a job he saw posted on our website. After we discussed the position I asked […]

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If I Can… A friend just shared this amazing video with me. I won’t try to add my two cents – the video really speaks for itself. Click on the title above “Possibilities are Endless” to see the full post and watch the video. If I Can…    

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Think your job is tough? Try this one on for size. Click this link and watch the video – it just might change the way you look at things…The Toughest Job in the World

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I was recently in a conversation with a community group in Woodstock who were inquiring about the work of the Job Bank. They wanted to know what kinds of jobs could be found, who was available for work, what our internal policies were etc. They also asked the age old question – “How many job-seekers do you have on your […]

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As some of you may have heard, the Job Bank office was closed yesterday. While I was a beautiful day outside, that wasn’t the reason for my absence – Scarlet Fever had hit our home! My son had been sick all weekend and the doctor ordered a quarantine period for him before he could head back to school. What’s a […]

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I just read the article on landing a seasonal job. In our area seasonal jobs seem to be king – not only do businesses look forward to the busy Christmas season, they also have fall foliage to look forward too. This is a boost to their sales and hopefully a boost for job-seekers as well. http://leddygroup.com/blogs/blog/post/9-tips-for-landing-a-great-seasonal-job.html One point in the […]

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