We recently asked a few questions as part of our expert series to the owners of Sugarbush Farm in Vermont. The purpose of the interview was to hear from small business owners about what a teenage job seeker should be preparing themselves for. We even asked for advice about teens who may want to start a business one day. Enjoy!
You’ll enjoy this interview in our expert series, as Betsy at Long Ago & Far Away Native Arts in Vermont shares her vast amount of knowledge to young job seekers. Check out what she has to say:
We’ve got some advice for those teenagers looking for that first job, from Meg of Bethie B. an interior design company. Here is what she had to say:
We recently asked a few questions of Doug from Taos Cyclery in New Mexico. Here are some of his insights when you look for jobs for your teenager. Some great points about the search process and the interview.
Laura Lichiello from The Little Spot of Red in New Hampshire was kind enough to share some advice for teens looking for a job, based on her experience with a small business. It is broken down in to 3 basic categories:
Dr. Janet Hurt, associate superintendent of Logan County Schools, is the next installment of our expert series. With a wide variety of experience, she offers some helpful advice to all job seekers, and in particular teens looking for a job.
We heard from Jamie Cox, a high school guidance counselor. In that role, Jamie works with high school seniors everyday and has some great insight as to the things you should be focusing on as a teen looking for a job.
In the next installment of our expert series, we talked to Luke Hohlt, a high school counselor. He had some good advice for those teenagers seeking jobs that you won’t want to miss.
As you are stepping into a job interview, it is important that you are keeping things in the proper context. What I mean is, the interview process is a mutual thing. While the employer is trying to figure out if you’ll be a good fit and ultimately be able to do the job, you should be trying to figure out if you want to work there.
I came across a great article today that I thought I’d share for those who may be struggling with creating their first resume. I’ll summarize my takeaways, and then share the article with you. “Think of a resume as an advertisement for yourself.” This is a great way to put it, as you should have the end in mind when you set out to create a resume from scratch. Think about your life experiences and achievements and ask which are the most compelling that might want to make a prospective employer meet you.