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A Simple Guide to Understanding Employer Background Checks

December 5, 2022 by Job Tinkers

If you've ever been through the job application process, chances are you've had to undergo a background check. But what exactly is an employer background check? What kind of information do they look for? How long does it take? This guide will answer all your questions and help you feel more confident when applying for jobs!

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Black Friday - To Work or Not to Work?

November 9, 2022 by Job Tinkers

It's that time of year again! The leaves have turned, the pumpkin spice lattes are flowing, and retailers are gearing up for the biggest shopping day of the year - Black Friday. For many people, working on Black Friday is an annual tradition. But for others, the thought of dealing with hordes of angry shoppers is enough to make them want to curl up in a ball and hide until Boxing Day. So, what's it really like working retail on Black Friday? Let's find out.

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Guide to Appropriate Halloween Costumes in the Workplace

October 11, 2022 by Job Tinkers

One subject that continues to stump even the savviest career expert is what, if any, role Halloween costumes should play in the workplace. Should you wear one at all? Is there a limit to how much skin should be shown? Do certain types of costumes come across as more offensive than others? To help clear things up, we've put together a quick guide to appropriate workplace Halloween costumes. Read on for everything you need to know!

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