Workforce Wednesday: Business helps people find jobs in Alaska
It’s the business of finding a job — local employment matchmakers do background checks and fit the skills of people looking for work to those in-demand jobs.
Joy Bunde with Personnel Plus says her company connects people with prospective employers. They place people in all types positions including chefs, executives, even floral designers. There are a few steps to take to land that dream job, Bunde said.
“Invest in your personal development,” she said. “Know your strengths and weaknesses also consider investing in a career coach. I personally used one when I was looking for a career out of state and I went into that interview knowing every question and how to phrase it properly where it put me in the best light.”
The business works hand-in-hand with Alaska Process Industry Careers Consortium (APICC) to find out which fields need skilled workers. Bunde said the most in-demand job sectors right now are in tourism, medical technicians, IT specialists and sales.
Landing Your Dream Job
- Develop an edge for yourself
- Solid preparation
- Specialized training
- Coaching to help you present your best self
- Attitude plays a huge part
APICC Outreach Coordinator
- Martha Peck
For more information on employment and training, visit the APICC website.
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