Career Advice

Can I Be Fired For Calling in Sick?

No matter what's going on in the world — be it a pandemic, economic crisis, or something else — you probably want to hang on to your job as tightly as possible. While you do everything in your power to be a model employee, you don't want to accidentally do something to get you fired, like calling in sick. But is that even possible?

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Employment Scouts 20 October , 2020

You Must Do These 3 Things Your First Week of Unemployment

If you have found yourself unemployed you may have asked yourself this question a few times, "What am I going to do?" We often ask this question out of desperation when an unwanted situation comes up, but this is actually the best question you can ask yourself right now. What are you going to do? Here are 3 things we recommend you do your first week of unemployment.

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Employment Scouts 30 September , 2020

How to Turn Free Time Into Skill Building

For many people when they can finally leave work the last thing they want to think about is building career skills or networking, but the truth is that the most successful people in the world do not think in terms of "work time" and "free time." Their lives are a seamless interlacing of their skills and ambitions. The less you compartmentalize work, fun, family, and personal time the more you can balance out your life and build your career skills as well. Here are a few ways that you can use free time to build important career skills.

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Employment Scouts 24 August , 2020

Understanding Pay Scales

If you are relatively new to the job market, you might be confused by things like pay grades or pay scales. These are important terms to understand so that you can make sure you are being paid fairly. You should always understand exactly how the payment system works for any particular employer. Keep reading to learn more about pay scales. 

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Employment Scouts 23 July , 2020

Can a Temp Service Help Me Find a Job?

If you have been looking for a job for any amount of time, you have probably been recommended to a temp service. If you are not acquainted with this kind of service, you may be wondering if this is a good option for you. Keep reading to find out if a temp service really can help you find a job.

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Employment Scouts 22 June , 2020