Job Seeker – News & Tips

Southeast KANSASWORKS, Inc. – Tour of Services

Looking for a new or better job? Want to earn while you learn? Interested in obtaining a new skill set? Southeast KANSASWORKS can help plan for your future in many ways - as part of the American Job Center System, you can visit one of our American Job Centers -...

Choosing the Right Resume Style Part One

Everyone knows you need a resume when applying for jobs.  But,  which one should you use?  Chronological Skills (Functional) and should you make an internet version?  The  next series of articles we will focus on components and types of resumes to help with your job...

Try-Out Employment?

Try-Out Employment:  An Innovative Opportunity for Business and Job Candidates Southeast KANSASWORKS has received significant feedback from their employer partners concerning the difficulty in maintaining long-term, stable employees, and the decline in qualified...

Dealing with the Negative – Job Interviews Part 2

This post continues our review on how to deal with negative information during your job application and interview process.  Here are some tips for dealing with specific negative information: Fired:   Admit you were let go (do not use the word "fired"). Explain the...

Dealing With Negative Information During Your Interview

 We all have things that we fear may negatively influence a potential employer. Negative information, like being fired from your last job, lacking proper education or having a criminal record, must be addressed in your job search process. If you learn ways to deal...

Interview Body Language (It’s as important as your words!)

During the interview, how you act is almost important as what you say.  Your posture and facial expressions can tell the interviewer a lot about you. Look at the interviewer for cues.  Shake hands when one is offered. Wait to be told where to sit. You want to appear...

Be Prepared for Your Interview: Techniques Used by the Interviewer

Preparing for an interview is more than just making a great first impression, proper dress and hygiene.  It also includes being ready to respond to the techniques used by interviewers.  Here are the most common techniques used by interviewers: Non-directed Not...