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December 13, 2017

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Study: Taking Low-Level Jobs Hurts in Long Run

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A post-recession study has found that employers seeking office workers were more likely to call unemployed applicants with relevant experience than those with similar backgrounds who took a lower-level position during the economic downturn.  Nearly 10% of the jobless applicants were called by the employes, compared to 8.5% of those who had taken a stopgap job.  But some staffing experts still say having a job, any job, beats the alternative, USA Today reports. “I think the employer… says they’re continuing to work and continuing to develop their skills,” says John Reed, an executive at staffing firm Robert Half.

Sleeping More at Home Pays Off at Work

Screen Shot 2015-11-02 at 12.54.23 PMSleep deprivation causes many problems: a spike in heart disease risk, depression, weight gain and certain types of cancer, says sleep researcher James B. Maas. Plus, it will make you less popular at the office, since it makes it harder to concentrate, make decisions and get along with others. But get anywhere between 7 ½ and nine hours of sleep, you’re almost three times more likely to gain insight into a problem compared those who remained awake, says Maas. Read more tips here.

Tis the Season… to Earn Extra Income!

Arise_Earn_ExtraAs the holidays are approaching this means family gatherings, holiday cheer and loosening of the purse strings. As the temperatures drop, expenses rise due to holiday shopping. Now is the perfect time to begin exploring opportunities to earn extra income, to purchase those must-have gifts, for friends and family.

A Home-Based Business Opportunity that Offers You Flexibility
The Arise Virtual Solutions work-at-home opportunity is tailor made for entrepreneurial individuals looking to supplement their income, because you can be your own boss and choose the days and blocks of time you want to work. Therefore, you can work as little or as many hours as you want, depending on the amount of extra money you are looking to generate.

Arise provides technology and support infrastructure to a network of primarily at-home, small call center businesses. These independent, work-at-home customer service providers use the Arise network to deliver customer support, sales and technical support to Fortune 500 clients, while enjoying the freedom and flexibility it provides.

The Weather Outside is Frightful but Working from Home is Delightful!
A work-at-home opportunity allows you to put away your shovel and winter gear. When you work from home you don’t have to worry about shoveling your car out from under feet of snow or contend with the cold by wearing layers of clothing. Your commute entails walking from your bedroom, to your home office – where it’s inevitably warmer than it is outside. You can even work in your pajamas if you choose to!

Joining the Arise Network
People who use the Arise platform enjoy the flexibility of earning a living while working from home, scheduling when they want to work, and being their own boss. 

Get Started on Your Home-Based Business Today by Registering in the Arise Network.

About Arise
Arise Virtual Solutions is changing the way companies think about call center services. Arise provides a virtual platform to connect primarily work-at-home small call center businesses to Fortune 500 and other large companies. For over a decade, Arise’s platform has enabled superior and extremely flexible customer contact, business processing and consulting solutions for numerous companies around the globe, uniquely blending crowdsourcing innovation, virtual technology and operational efficiencies to deliver an enhanced customer experience for a company’s customers. Arise Virtual Solutions is an industry leader and has been featured on many national news segments, such as: Good Morning America, Bloomberg Television, Fox News, CNN, and the TODAY Show. Learn More About Arise.

 

Treat An Interview Like a First Date

The first time you interview someone is a lot like a first date, says Larry Bonfante.  “You want to establish a rapport and leave the other person with enough interest that they want to get to know you better.  Remember, like all good relationships, both parties have to be excited about the relationship.”

Hiring Manager Ignoring You?

iStock_000004673829XLarge1You’e gone through many stops in a rigorous hiring process — only to be subsequently ignored by a hiring manager after an interview.  It’s annoying and unsettling— and very common.  The New York Post has a name for it: job ghosting.  Here, six ways to come when it happens to you.

 

Staples Proudly Supports Women

Screen Shot 2015-07-28 at 12.33.56 PMAt Staples, we have always recognized the strategic advantage in hiring, engaging and retaining female talent. We are proud to share the following ways that Staples is encouraging the development of women in the workplace:

  • In March 2015 we hosted Women’s Week, providing women with training and tools to develop and grow as leaders within Staples (included Simmons Leadership Conference for nominated female associates). Read More