A Blog for Job Seekers

Job Seekers


Karen Siebert’s Story

  • October 9, 2018

I’m Karen, the Branch Manager of our Ultimate Staffing office in Cerritos, CA. My Mom was diagnosed with Breast Cancer at age 40.


The Face of Business

The Art of the Perfect LinkedIn First Impression
  • October 3, 2018

LinkedIn currently hosts over 400,000,000 users. But those potential connections don’t mean anything unless you can make the right impression. Your profile is eleven times more likely to be viewed if it has a profile picture, but don’t just copy and paste your current Facebook pic.


INFOGRAPHIC: 5 tips to help you get the perfect, job-winning LinkedIn profile picture

Well-lit + Professional + Welcoming = One Great LinkedIn Profile Picture
  • October 1, 2018

Did you know… your profile is eleven times more likely to be viewed IF it has a profile picture, but don’t just copy and paste your current Facebook pic. Having the right picture is crucial.  The following infographic highlights 5 tips to ensure your profile is well-lit, professional and welcoming.  For more information, read our blog post […]


Plan on It: 5 Ways to Get Yourself Organized with a Planner

  • September 11, 2018

We all wish our lives could feel more organized. Year after year, it’s one of the most prevalent New Year’s resolutions and one of the most common goals students set at the start of the academic season. If you’re ready to stop missing appointments and start feeling like you’re on top of all your projects, […]


5 “Back to Work” Tips for a Happier You

  • September 5, 2018

Notebooks: check.  Pencils: check.  Backpack: check.  Yep, it’s “back to school” time!  For many children, it’s an exciting time of making friends and learning new things.  As we grow older, many adults lose this sense of youth and enthusiasm for the back-to-work-day… but you don’t have to!  Approach work passionately and feel enthused at your job […]


Real, Practical Advice for a Cover Letter that Gets You Hired

  • August 14, 2018

Do you shudder at the thought of writing a cover letter? You’re not alone. Cover letters are the perfect opportunity to show that you’re likeable, smart, and driven—but if you’re not a writer the whole thing can seem like a nerve-racking complication. After all, if you’re applying for an IT position, you never claimed to […]