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Hi fellow VJer !

I am looking for an advice about the whole job search adventure.

1. How do you start working with the temp agencies? Do you just schedule an appointment? or do you e-mail your resume and wait for them to get back to you?

( I was looking for a job for the past two months and nothing! I send my resumes to a few local temp agencies, but I never heard back from them. What am I doing wrong?

I have a graduate degree ( communications ) from the school recognized in the US, but I don't have any local work experience. I have over 5 years of work experience from home)

2. Any other job searching tips will be highly appreciated! ( I posted my resume on most of the job-serch websites like Monster, Indeed etc,. I am on linkedIn, i am applying to 5 jobs a day on average ...I am running out of the ideas about what else to do!)

Please, help!

Thank you very much!

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I would physically visit the temp agencies with your resume in hand. Fill out their applications and do any testing that is needed. Each has their own polices and a resume by mail may not be looked at. A face to face meeting is better.


 

 

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In my experience, I had the most luck calling them and setting up an appointment, or just going to their office directly. Just e-mailing them didn't really work for me.


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Hi fellow VJer !

I am looking for an advice about the whole job search adventure.

1. How do you start working with the temp agencies? Do you just schedule an appointment? or do you e-mail your resume and wait for them to get back to you?

( I was looking for a job for the past two months and nothing! I send my resumes to a few local temp agencies, but I never heard back from them. What am I doing wrong?

I have a graduate degree ( communications ) from the school recognized in the US, but I don't have any local work experience. I have over 5 years of work experience from home)

2. Any other job searching tips will be highly appreciated! ( I posted my resume on most of the job-serch websites like Monster, Indeed etc,. I am on linkedIn, i am applying to 5 jobs a day on average ...I am running out of the ideas about what else to do!)

Please, help!

Thank you very much!

I agree going to temp agencies in person should help that way they can get you in for the testing.

Based on your education though they may feel that you are overqualified for the jobs that they have available, you may call up one of the agencies that you applied to and ask them why they did not consider your resume and make corrections as needed.

I own a business myself and have temp positions for when my full time employees are on vacation, when picking them I choose people without a higher education background because they are more likely to be around longer so that I am not constantly training new temps that wont be with me for long, there are a lot of possibilities but the only way you will find out why is to either call in and ask or just go in and take their tests and show them your skills.

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where can i find these temp agency ? which one is good ? sorry this might be stupid question but i've been searching for jobs for months via job board but no hope so far..


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where can i find these temp agency ? which one is good ? sorry this might be stupid question but i've been searching for jobs for months via job board but no hope so far..

Just look up "employment agency". To get an idea of which ones are good, you might want to search Yelp (assuming you live in NYC as your profile indicates).


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Modify your resume to suit the job application. Leaving out information on a resume is not illegal. Pretending to be more than you are is. I'm getting tired of people telling others that they shouldn't look for a job beneath them. Nothing is beneath you, especially if you are doing it to put food on the table.

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