6 Skills You Need to Get the Job That Doesn’t Require A College Degree

Lots of good-paying jobs don’t require a college degree. But you’ll still need to demonstrate basic capabilities to land the position you want. Here are six of the top soft skills hiring managers look for in candidates.  A Strong Work Ethic If you want to be successful, the first step is to show up. This sounds simple, but many people struggle… Read More »

3 Positive Effects An Organized Office Space Will Have On Your Brain

If your workspace is a disaster, you might think you’re in good company. After all, Thomas Edison, Albert Einstein, and Steve Jobs all had messy desks.   But did you know? Multiple studies show a clean and organized space can be beneficial for your brain. Here are three positive results of keeping things tidy.  Increase Productivity A messy desk can make you less efficient. This probably sounds… Read More »

Tips to Avoid Looking Desperate In Your Next Manufacturing Interview

Sometimes job searches don’t go as planned, and this may leave you feeling … well, desperate. However, no matter how many setbacks you’ve have, you want to approach every interview with confidence.   If you’re nervous about landing a manufacturing job, follow these five tips to keep anxiety out of your employment search.   Remind Yourself What You Have… Read More »

Looking to Land That Clerical Job? Make Sure You Brush Up on These Soft Skills

If you’re hoping to find a clerical job, you know you’ll need organizational, bookkeeping, computer and possibly accounting skills. But, that’s not all. Employers will be looking at your soft skills too.  Unlike technical or hard skills, soft skills are harder to measure and define. They are a combination of personal attributes that allow you to get along well with others and to achieve your goals.  5 Top Soft Skills… Read More »

These Are the Top 4 YouTubers to Subscribe to For Career Advice

You’ve probably used YouTube to watch funny videos, listen to music or even to figure out how to do something. But, have you ever considered using YouTube for career advice?   Here are four of our favorite job and career coach YouTubers:     101 Mentor   Also known as the 101 Mentor, Brian Yam seeks to help people… Read More »

Why Choose United Talent? Our Easy-to-Use Online Application System!

Are you looking for work in West Virginia, the Tri-State area or the Greater Atlanta area? United Talent can help you find the right opportunity faster. Our online application system makes the job-hunting process quick and easy. Choose one of the paths below, and you’ll be on your way in five minutes or less. Path… Read More »

Summer Safety: 5 Tips to Staying Hydrated in Hot Weather

When those sizzling summer temperatures hit, it’s important to keep cool and stay hydrated. But how can you make sure you are drinking enough water? Use these five tips to keep yourself safe and healthy. Know How Much Water You Need to Drink You’ve probably heard the classic 8×8 rule. Drink eight 8-ounce glasses (1/2… Read More »

Hired On-Demand: How to Make the First Impression Count

Maybe you were hoping for a full-time job, but a contract position came along instead? Or, maybe you enjoy contract work, and you would like to keep landing assignments? In either case, you need to make a great first impression at your upcoming placement. Follow these seven tips to turn your on-demand job into career-building… Read More »

Importance of Keeping In Touch with Your Recruiter After You’re Placed

You may lose contact with your recruiter after finding employment. After all, the recruiter found you a job and now you’re hired. There are, however, important reasons to maintain the relationship. You May Switch Jobs When you are newly employed, changing jobs is the last thing on your mind. But, things happen including better opportunities,… Read More »

A Recruiter’s Advice: How To Answer “Why Did You Leave Your Last Job?”

Job seekers be prepared. You are going to have to explain why you left your last position. But, don’t worry. Even in the worse-case scenarios, you can ace this question and the interview. Bad hires cost a company money, so employers always are on the lookout for red flags. Unfortunately, these include unemployment, employment gaps… Read More »