Silence Isn’t Golden When it Comes to the Job Interview

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You landed an interview for a terrific opportunity. You nailed it and know you’re in the running. But now it’s a week later and you still haven’t heard anything from the employer. Sound familiar? If it does, you’re certainly not alone. As one of the leading employment agencies in Lynchburg, Adams & Garth knows this scenario…

How to Deal When You Get Turned Down for a Promotion

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You’ve been working extra hours. Giving your job all you’ve got. Vying for the attention of your boss. But alas, when it comes time for promotions, you get looked over. What can you do about it? Here are some tips to help you overcome a tough situation and come out ahead: Take a step back.…

What to Do When You Make Mistakes at Your New Job

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If you’re like most employees, you want your first few days and weeks on the job to go off without a hitch. The trouble is, you’re new to the position and the company – and therefore bound to make some mistakes along the way. To help ensure errors don’t get the best of you, here…

6 Steps to the Perfect Internship

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Whether you’re still in college, or just out, having internship experience on your resume is critical to eventually getting the Lynchburg job you want. But just like any search, finding the right experience can be a challenge, especially in today’s competitive employment landscape. What can you do to stand out among the sea of other students and…

4 Tips for Leveraging the Power of Your Alumni Network

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Searching for a new job? Then you probably know that networking is an important part of the process. But are your fellow alumni included in your networking efforts? As one of the leading employment agencies in Lynchburg, Adams & Garth knows that if they’re not, then you could be missing out on a big opportunity. Leveraging…

Help! My Boss is Passive Aggressive & Killing My Motivation

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“How did he get to be a manager?!” This is the thought that passes through your mind at least once a day after dealing with your passive aggressive boss. He doesn’t seem to work well with anyone; has a knack for putting employees down in subtle, yet nasty ways; and certainly doesn’t command respect. The…

What Hiring Managers Want You to Know About the Interview Process

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You’d be surprised at some of the things people say during the interview process. From talking about personal problems to detailing the benefits they expect to receive in the new position, these unfortunate job candidates immediately raise red flags for hiring managers and get crossed off the list for consideration. But besides these obvious flaws…

Career Tips: How to Improve Job Satisfaction

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When you first started your Lynchburg job, you were inspired and motivated. But now, a few years later, you’re just not as happy as you once were. Workdays seemed to drag on, while weekends fly by. Sound familiar? If the answer is “yes,” there are some steps you can take to improve job satisfaction: Step…