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Job Interview Myths – Debunked!

‘Doing your job’ is what you want to do. Before you get to ‘do your job’, you’ll go through an interview process. Interviews can be stressful and intimidating. Who isn't nervous during a job interview? We can help. It’s what we do. There are common myths about the interview process that we can dispel here [...]

Job Searching After Unemployment

...Strategies to Help You Get on the Right Track Yes, searching for a job is stressful. But searching for a job while being unemployed is more stressful – and sometimes more of a struggle. With the added issues that Covid-19 has presented, it’s a lot. It’s. A. Lot. We hear it, we understand it, and [...]

Be Positive – 5 tips that can help

How are you taking care of yourself? Is it differently than under “normal” circumstances? We at Masiello Employment want to go on record as saying it’s more important than ever to take good care of yourself. If you find yourself trying to decide whether to eat your feelings or shop for things you don’t really [...]

How you doin’? The Pandemic Chronicles

When you contact us at Masiello Employment, we are offering phone & video interviews/meetings during this time of social distancing. It works, and we’re delighted to be able to have rapidly shifted into a different platform and continue doing what we love to do. This is an example of the “what” we’re doing to continue [...]

To Switch or Ditch the Switch?

We spring forward this weekend, turning our clocks ahead one hour in the early morning of Sunday, March 8th. But why exactly do we do this every year? And do we even like it? MSN.com revealed nearly three-quarters of people surveyed wish to end this change in time. All of us Masiello Employment agree! While [...]

Thrift Store Shopping – all the Fun at a Fraction of the Cost

ThredUp reports that nearly 6% of items in the average closet were second-hand clothes in 2018, and that number is projected to expand to 13% by 2033. This ever-increasing interest in resale has even coined the term “recommerce.” And for good reason. We at Masiello Employment are known to find a great deal at consignment [...]

Top 3 Ways to Maximize Your Job Hunt

Finding a new job (or a better-for-you job) often comes down to making and maintaining personal connections. It sounds simple enough, but many job-seekers don’t give this step adequate attention. In our experience, there are three main ways to maximize the personal touch during your job hunt: Work with an employment agency like Masiello Employment [...]

Ring in the New Year Right!

We all know that New Year’s Resolutions come and go, and we spend a lot more time making them than actually doing them. Instead of stressing over the whole situation, let’s try and use the energy of the New Year to reflect on what worked and didn’t work in the prior year, and then adjust [...]

The Gift of Experience(s)!

Of course, we all love gifts. Doodads, things, items – treasures. It is part of what makes us tick. But let’s face it, none of us *really* needs more stuff from the corner store. This season, we are asking everyone in and around the office to think about giving experiences. Memories that come from doing [...]

Ho, Ho, Ho or Oh, Oh, No: Which Holiday Favorite Do You Favor?

As we countdown to December 25th, we at Masiello Employment got to thinking about all the holiday “favorites” that not everyone favors, from the type of tree you decorate (assuming you decorate one at all!) to your approach to holiday cards. With so much to unwrap and discuss, let’s get right to it! Elvis & [...]