At AppleOne, we believe every candidate deserves to be at the center of the universe regarding their job search journey. Our commitment to providing an exceptional candidate experience is unwavering, and we strive to empower job seekers through three key areas: resume writing, interview capabilities, and career transition.
Are you in the beginning phases of your job search or right smack in the middle and not getting any hits? It could very well be your resume. Crafting resumes can be one of the most daunting steps in the job-hunting process. It can be tedious and meticulous, but having a strong resume is necessary to getting a hiring manager’s attention. For many job seekers, creating or updating a resume can be very challenging. There’s an art to resume writing, and it’s very well possible to master this craft. We want to help ensure you find ease in the process, so check out three tips for crafting a stellar resume.
Looking for a job is stressful and time-consuming enough without scammers flooding your inbox and wasting your time. While most opportunities you’ll find are legit, scammers are always out there scamming, so job seekers need to be vigilant about who they interact with and give their information to. How can you identify a scam from a real job listing? Here are four red flags to look out for.
Employers have consistently innovated with their retainment strategies over the past half-decade, incorporating methods ranging from wellness programs and DE&I initiatives to inclusive company culture and more frequent one-on-ones. While all these methods are effective, a structured mentorship program can serve as a crucial foundation that will allow these methods to yield truly effective results.
Smart companies know that the benefits of hiring an intern go far beyond having someone to do coffee runs for the department. Interns can be field-tested potential hires who already know your culture, and will require minimal on-boarding and training. If well-chosen and mentored, they can be excellent investments towards your company’s growth and succession planning. In addition, happy interns are great ambassadors. They can help you attract and build a robust candidate pool – a great benefit particularly when the talent market is tight. Here are several best practices to successfully attract, nurture and manage interns so everyone gets the best out of the internship: Continue reading “So You Want to Hire an Intern? Strategies for a Successful Internship Program”
As we remember our fallen heroes this Memorial Day, we would also like to shine the light on their spouses and comrades whose hearts were and are with them on the battlefield. Our military personnel and their families make great sacrifices for our country and AppleOne is committed to doing everything we can to support them. Our partnership with the Military Spouses Employment Program (MSEP) ensures that military spouses can find high-quality jobs that allow them to reach their full career potential.
TORRANCE, CA – May 9, 2016 – The White House announced President Barack Obama has appointed ACT•1 Group Founder and CEO Janice Bryant Howroyd to serve on the Board of Advisors for the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities. “As a product of an HBCU, I know the value to our society and economy from these institutions,” says Bryant Howroyd. “The need and privilege of working to support the collective and expanded missions of these schools are tremendous. It is an honor to bring my professional and personal expertise to this appointment.” Continue reading “President Appoints Janice Bryant Howroyd, ACT•1 Group CEO, to Key Administration Post”
Congratulations to our Founder and CEO, Janice Bryant Howroyd! Janice’s key appointment by President Obama to serve on the Board of Advisors for the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities is a huge honor and pathway to directly advise the President and the Secretary of Education on methods, programs and strategies to strengthen Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Read more about this key appointment here: http://bit.ly/1T7IGay.
Black Enterprise will be honoring ACT-1 Founder and CEO, Janice Bryant Howroyd, with the prestigious A.G. Gaston Award. This honor is given to those who have exceeded beyond measure in business and entrepreneurship. Continue reading “Janice Bryant Howroyd Honored with A.G. Gaston Award at the 2016 Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Summit”
Searching for work while currently employed adds a little extra juggling, but don’t let that stop you from making the change your career needs. By mastering the art of stealth job hunting you can keep working while pursuing new opportunities where you will be happy and even more successful. Continue reading “The Art of the Stealth Job Hunt”