~Dreamy Summer Destinations~

No matter where you live, there's bound to be a great summer destination that fits your schedule and budget. Would you like to get away from it all for a few weeks or just for the weekend? Are you longing for a long, luxurious cruise, an exhilarating camping trip, or a few idyllic days of sun, surf and sand? To help us explore some options, we asked travel expert Cathy Fryer, President of CTA Travel for summer getaway suggestions. More...




Career Spotlight

Due Diligence Supervisor

If you are a people person, enjoy investigative research, have a knack for troubleshooting, and have a keen eye for details, you might want to check out a career as a supervisor in a due diligence firm. Alan T. did, and he never looked back. More...




Book Review

Dynamite Networking for Dynamite Jobs
-by Ronald L. Krannich, Caryl Rae Krannich
Impact Publications, 198 pages, $15.95


Your next career opportunity is within your grasp. According to Dynamite Networking for Dynamite Jobs you can greatly enhance your prospects by doing one thing: Focusing on building personal relationships that are the groundwork for job opportunities. In a tight job market where competition for positions is extremely high, Ronald Krannich's message is even more relevant. This book reminds us that when looking for a job, networking is a two-way street more synonymous with sharing than with bugging people. More...




Q. Hi. I have an appointment to meet with one of your offices, and I was wondering, what do people usually wear to those types of meetings? I know that when I go out on a job interview, that I should dress up. This just doesn't seem like the same thing though.

A. You should approach your meeting with AppleOne as you would any potential employer. If you are interested in seeking temporary work, then AppleOne is in fact one of the companies you are asking to employ you. Even if you are exclusively seeking Direct Hire opportunities, it's important to present yourself to your AppleOne Account Executive in the best light possible. More...



Career Issues

Methods For Staying Motivated

Spring has sprung, but after the winter some workers may still have lingering feelings of "cubicle fever" associated with their jobs. Is your motivation waning? Are you having trouble staying focused? That uninspired feeling is more common than you think. "We tend to internalize these feelings and imagine we're the only ones experiencing them," says psychologist Theresa Freese. In reality, procrastinating and loss of motivation happens to everyone at some point. Although the duration can vary, the trick is to recognize it so you can take steps to remedy the situation. More...



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Temps of the Month

Congratulations to Those Who Made it This Month! More...