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How to Find Work in a High Unemployment Area

April 11th, 2012

Unemployment in California still high, with those figures jumping precipitously in the Inland Empire. Here at Arrow Staffing, we see the frustration in our job seekers every single day. So we’ve come up with a few tips to help Riverside and San Bernardino county job seekers find work. Please read below: 1) Naturally, we believe… Read More »

Job Search Tips for 2012

March 14th, 2012

We’re well into 2012. Have you been following up with that “find a job” New Year’s resolution? If not – or even if you have been diligent about searching – below are several tips that could help you in your search this year. If you don’t have a LinkedIn profile yet, create yours. Many companies… Read More »

After the Interview: Now What?

February 8th, 2012

You’ve just returned home from a job interview. You think you did pretty well. You know you’re a good fit for the job. Now what? Now for the follow up. Yes, it’s time for more work. You didn’t think you could just do a great job at an interview and leave it at that, did… Read More »

Doing What Needs to be Done: Finding Willpower for the Job Search

January 25th, 2012

Looking for work is, to put it lightly, not pleasant. The inherent rejection (you’ll hear “no” more often than “yes”). The constant applying for positions. The resume and cover letter writing. The networking. The skils testing. The interviewing. The writing thank you letters. Looking for work is work and it’s easy to get started but… Read More »

Finding Work in a Tough Job Market

January 11th, 2012

Although we talked last week and the week before about how the Inland Empire job market is slowly improving and is expected to do so throughout this year and next, we know how tough it is out there for our candidates to find work. After all, combined, Riverside and San Bernardino counties have one of… Read More »

Inland Empire 2012 Job Outlook, Part 2

January 4th, 2012

We talked in last week’s post a bit about the job outlook for the Inland Empire in 2012. Let’s talk some more, because the news is getting better. Here’s a sampling of some recent news reports on the subject of employment in San Bernardino and Riverside counties this year. A December 20 report on InlandNewsToday.com… Read More »

Inland Empire 2012 Job Outlook

December 28th, 2011

Finally, some good news! As you well know, the Inland Empire area of Southern California (Riverside and San Bernardino counties, including the communities of Ontario, San Bernardino, Redlands, Palm Springs, Temecula, Riverside and Moreno Valley) were exceptionally hard hit by the Great Recession, with unemployment remaining in the low double digits for months (and only… Read More »

How to Fix a Spotty Work History

December 21st, 2011

The recession has hit many people very hard, especially those of us who live in the Inland Empire. With unemployment still at a very high rate – 13.3 percent in October, according to a December 7 article in the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin – many residents of Riverside and San Bernardino counties may have some… Read More »

How to Find a Job FAST!

December 15th, 2011

It IS possible to find a full-time position quickly. As in one or two months But it will take exceptional focus, determination and very hard work on your part. Are your ready for the steps it will take to get yourself a new job in a month or two? Are you ready to work harder… Read More »

Proper Etiquette for Declining a Job Offer

November 23rd, 2011

If you find yourself in the – let’s face it – enviable position of choosing to turn down a job offer, there is a right and a wrong way to do so. The wrong way (oh, let us just count the ways): Accept it and then just don’t show up when expected. You don’t call,… Read More »