8 TED Talks to Help Jumpstart Staff Innovation

"Where do you get your ideas?" Ask any innovator, and they’ll tell you, “Everywhere.” Chances to innovate are all around us, but we often miss them if we’re not in the right frame of mind for innovation. Here are eight…

How to Achieve Work-Life Integration (Rather Than Balance)

“Work-life balance” has been a buzzword for years, as companies and professionals struggle to be productive on the job while still building meaningful personal lives. But the balance remains elusive, suggesting that another approach is needed. Enter “work-life integration”: The…

Ask a Recruiter: You Never Get a Second Chance to Make a Good First Impression

Recently, we shared with you some tips on how to win over the one person who can make or break your chances of getting that job - AKA the receptionist. We spoke with Diamond Kelley, TERRA's Seattle Front Office Coordinator,…

I Was Getting Discouraged in My Job Search But TERRA Worked With Me to Find the Right Fit

Have you ever felt so sure about something only to have it fall through? Most of us have. But what do you do when that happens? Do you lose hope? Or keep pushing forward? Today we would like to share…

Thanks to TERRA I Had Multiple Job Opportunities Right After Graduating College

When recent college graduate, Benicia Brogan, came to TERRA’s Seattle office looking for help with her job search, she had no idea what surprises awaited her! The first surprise came when the recruiter, Suzette Nedervelt, stepped into the lobby to…

How to Win Over the One Person Who Can Make or Break Your Chances of Getting That Job

If you are under the impression that an interview begins when your interviewer starts asking questions, think again. Potential employers are often times ninja-interviewing you before they even meet you. The real interview begins the moment you enter the lobby…

Five Reasons Why a Temporary Position is a Great Option for Your Next Job

Seeking employment? Have you considered contract or temporary work? People have a tendency to look down on temporary work. They say they want a “real” job. Well, not only is a temporary position “real”, it is a great option for…

Does it Really Matter if I Write a Thank-You Note After an Interview?

You nailed your job interview! Now you can just sit back, relax and wait for that offer. If only it were that simple. Others are vying for the same job, remember? They could have just as good an interview as…

Stand Out in Your Job Search – Be a Star Candidate

Want to stand out during the interview process? Of course you do. With hiring managers reviewing sometimes hundreds of resumes a day, or interviewing dozens of candidates, finding a way to differentiate yourself from the competition can certainly improve your…

Social Media Dos and Don’ts for Job Seekers

These days hiring professionals see you before they see you. That's right. Many employers are using social media as a screening tool to determine fit. So your online activity could be the reason you get, or don’t get, the job!…