Blog posts from December 2013

Escape from cubicle jail

Escape from cubicle jail
I came across a great article that opens the discussion of how to further your career as an Engineer and set yourself up for your ideal future. In "How to Escape the Cubicle Lifestyle that Most Engineers Live," Anthony Fasano, P.E., submits a long list of good ideas, but his last one really stood out for me. Basically, this last bullet asks, What are you doing to better yourself during your free time? I believe this is a...

2013 Toys for Tots Drive Success

Doherty and Animal Adventure team-up with Toys for Tots Doherty | The Employment Experts and Animal Adventure joined forces with Toys for Tots to help ensure less fortunate children have something to smile about this holiday season. Doherty coordinated their 7th Annual Toy Drive for the Toys for Tots organization this year. Over the years, the employee-sponsored donations for this cause have steadily grown…but this year, Doherty’s employees wanted to make an even bigger impact by adding a special partner to their circle of toy givers. Animal Adventure designs top-quality plush for many of...

Doherty Job Fair: Monday, December 16 in Albert Lea

Doherty Job Fair: Monday, December 16 in Albert Lea. Immediate openings in mail batching & data entry
Join us for a Mail Batching and Data Entry job fair in Albert Lea! Doherty will be interviewing on-the-spot Monday, December 16 at our Albert Lea jobs office. Flexible daytime hours, 20-40 hours a week. Drop in between 9 AM and 4 PM on Monday or call 507-373-1699 to schedule an appointment. Remember, you can apply online any time!

Are you oversharing with your recruiter? Why less is more

Are you oversharing with your recruiter? Why less is more
If you are talking to a recruiter and prefix your sentence with, “I know you probably don’t need to know this, but . . .,” it probably isn't necessary to tell them this information. One word: Stop. Stop oversharing with your recruiter, hiring manager, and interviewer. Recruiters are subject to employment law As human resources professionals, we are legally bound to prevent certain things from influencing our hiring decisions, such as a candidate's race, sexual orientation, religion, or marital status. But, there are many gray areas also off limits to HR that you may not be...

"Ban the Box" law goes into effect in Minnesota January 1

"Ban the Box" law goes into effect in Minnesota January 1
In June, Governor Mark Dayton signed a new Minnesota law that goes into effect January 1. Minnesota's "Ban the Box" law prohibits private employers from inquiring about a job candidate’s criminal background until after the candidate has been selected for an interview or has received a conditional offer of employment. Public employers have operated under this requirement since 2009. To help our clients navigate and comply with the new legislation, we've put some links together that explain the law, the allowed exceptions, and the resources available to employers with questions or concerns...

Doherty Top Talent Job Fair: Wednesday, December 11 in Brooklyn Park

Doherty Top Talent Job Fair: Wednesday, December 11 in Brooklyn Park. Food production jobs paying up to $11/HR
Food Production Job Fair in Brooklyn Park, Wednesday, December 11 from 10 AM to 2 PM! Find out about great food production jobs in Minneapolis and Roseville, part-time and full-time, all shifts available. Earn up to $11.00 an hour! Six months previous experience in fast-paced environment required; please bring proof of work eligibility. Questions? Call 952-835-8883, ext. 2.

Doherty Job Fair: Tuesday, December 10 in Gaylord

Doherty Job Fair: Tuesday, December 10 in Gaylord. Multiple openings with Michael Foods!
Looking for jobs in the Gaylord area? Join us for a Michael Foods Job Fair at 120 Tower Street South in Gaylord on Tuesday, December 10! We are hiring Packaging Operators, Lineworkers, Sanitation, Distribution Operators, Processing, Machine Operators, Quality Technicians and more! 1st, 2nd, & 3rd shifts paying $9.00 to $11.15 an hour (pay depends on position and shift). Drop in on Tuesday, call 507-237-4692 for more info, or apply online today!

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