4 Reasons You Didn’t Get the Job

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You thought you aced the interview, but then you find out you’re not in the running. Where could you have gone wrong? You can ask the hiring manager for feedback and sometimes they will give it. But other times, you’re on your own to figure it out. So how can you improve your interview skills…

How to Plan Out Your Job Search

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When it comes to finding a new job successfully, there are a few steps you can take to speed up the process. One involves planning out your job search before you actually begin. While this will take a little time and effort upfront, it will pay off in the form of a faster, easier search.…

5 Quick Tips for Selecting & Submitting Job References

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The job references you give to a hiring manager can make or break whether you get an offer. When you have positive, professional ones, it will go a long way in showing a potential employer that you’re a good bet as a new hire. However, if you don’t submit the right kinds of references or…

4 Tips on Explaining Gaps in Your Work History

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Searching for a new job in Charlottesville is stressful enough. But when you have big gaps in your career background, it can be even more challenging. How do you explain them in a way that’s honest without sabotaging your job search efforts? Here are some tips to help you: Explain it. It’s tempting to hide…

Considering a Temp Job? Here Are Some Questions to Ask Yourself

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Temporary jobs in Charlottesville can offer a variety of benefits, from flexible schedules to rewarding work to good pay. However, just like with a full-time position, not every assignment is going to be right for you. Before you say “yes” to a temporary job, it’s therefore important to ask yourself a few questions first. Here’s…

What Do Hiring Managers Look for During a Job Interview

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When you’re looking for jobs in Central Virginia, the interview is part of the process. And they can certainly be nerve-wracking experiences. They can feel more like interrogations at times; or worse, like you’re on the chopping block. The good news is that when you know what to expect, you’ll feel more confident walking into the process.…

3 Easy Tips for Listing Temp Work on Your Resume

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Whether you’ve worked as a temporary employee for years or took on a short-term assignment while searching for a new job, it’s a great way to gain experience while maintaining flexibility. But, as one of Central Virginia’s leading temporary employment agencies, Adams & Garth knows that when it comes to listing it out on your…

How to Answer One of the Toughest Interview Questions

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As one of Charlottesville’s leading employment agencies, Adams & Garth knows that job interviews are tricky. If you don’t walk into them well prepared and ready to field questions, then you could be left floundering for answers. One of the most common – and most difficult to respond to – involves why you’re making a move…

When You Interview & Don’t Hear Back

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When you interview for a new job, you walk in with high hopes. That’s why it can be deflating and discouraging when you don’t hear back after the meeting. So what does it mean? And what can you learn from the experience? Here are a few considerations to keep in mind: You might not be…

4 Summer Job Search Mistakes to Avoid

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Looking for a temporary job in Central Virginia this summer? Whether it’s to supplement your existing income or to take on more flexible work, there are some tips you should be following and mistakes to avoid. What are they? Adams & Garth has the answers you need. When you’re searching out seasonal work this summer…