6 Tips for Getting Back on Your Feet After a Layoff

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Shocked. Scared. Sad. Angry. As one of the leading employment agencies in Harrisonburg, Adams & Garth knows those are just a few of the emotions that are common with a layoff. Most companies try other cost-cutting measures before resorting to downsizing staff. For you, though, it doesn’t matter. You’re reeling. While the situation might not be in your…

6 Signs to Turn Down a Job Offer

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According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Americans ages 25 to 54 spend an average of 8.8 hours per day working. That’s a lot of time to spend at work – and why it’s so important to find a position that’s a good fit for you. However, if you’ve recently been offered a job and…

4 Ways a Staffing Agency Can Help You Save Money

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As one of the leading staffing agencies in Harrisonburg, Adams & Garth knows that hiring is one function that takes a big investment of both time and money. And if you make a hiring mistake, the process gets even more expensive. The good news is there is one step you can take to not only save…

How to Impress Your Boss in a New Temporary Job

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Your upcoming job placement might be temporary. But you’re still a bundle of nerves. Not to worry; as one of Charlottesville’s leading temporary employment agencies, Adams & Garth knows it’s completely normal to be stressed out about any new assignments. The good news is that if you follow the tips below, you can impress your new supervisor and…

What to Do When a Co-Worker Regularly Interrupts Your Work

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As one of the top employment agencies in Culpeper, Adams & Garth knows getting interrupted once in a while is not a big deal and even expected at work. But when you have one particular co-worker in the office who’s regularly interrupting – and thereby distracting you – it can be annoying. That said, you…

11 Job Search Myths You Shouldn’t Believe

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As one of the leading Harrisonburg employment agencies, Adams & Garth knows when it comes to job search advice, there’s a lot out there. Some is good, while other advice should be avoided. But how can you tell fact from fiction? Here’s a look at 11 popular job search myths and the truth behind each one. Myths…

3 Tips for Nailing Your Next Job Interview

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As one of Central Virginia’s leading employment agencies, Adams & Garth knows that getting a job interview is just half the battle. Once you’re actually in one, how do you deliver a top-notch performance? By preparing. Here are 3 tips to help you: Know your strengths. First, take a look at the job description and write down the requirements for…

“I Hate My Job” – & 6 Other Things Not to Say in a Job Interview

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As the saying goes, “some things are better left unsaid.” And that includes certain common statements that candidates make during a job interview. What are they – and how can you avoid them? Here’s a look: #1: I hate my job. While it may be true, actually stating this when a hiring manager asks you why you want to…

How Long Does it Take to Hear Back After an Interview? (And What You Can Do While You Wait)

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You know you need the right skills and experience, along with a strong work ethic to find a new job in Harrisonburg. But what about patience? If you’ve been looking for a new opportunity for a while, then you’re well aware that it can take some time to hear back from a hiring manager. Why is that –…

6 Simple, But Effective Job Search Strategies for 2017

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Looking for a new job in 2017? As one of Charlottesville’s leading employment agencies, Adams & Garth knows that with so much advice and information out there, the process can seem overwhelming. But really, a successful job search – one that leads to a great job offer – comes down to a few basic fundamentals to follow.…