Monthly Archives: August 2012

Free Jobseeker Webinars

I am dedicated to helping EVERYONE get a job.  My free website, www.PatriceCareerHelp.com is designed to allow you to search 1,000 job boards, participate in free webinars, tweak your resume and more.  Our upcoming webinars are: They Asked “WHAT?” August 30th @ 4:00 pm EST (1:00 pm PST, 2:00 pm MST, 3:00 pm CST)  There are many people involved in the interviewing process that are inexperienced and often ask questions that are inappropriate or irrelevant.   It is important that you get them back on track and don’t get disqualified from consideration because you refuse to answer certain questions.  During this session you…

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Burger King Offers Limited-Time $0.50 Soft Serve

Burger King Worldwide is inviting customers to cool off during the dog days of summer with velvety vanilla soft serve in a cone or cup.  Beginning August 17th, participating Burger King restaurants will be offering this fan favorite dessert for only $0.50 each.   “Our guests have made it clear how much they are enjoying the new Burger King dessert menu, especially the soft serve,” says Flavia Faugeres, executive vice president and global chief marketing officer, Burger King Worldwide. “We want to thank our guests and celebrate the last few weeks of summer by offering this tasty treat at a…

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Free Webinar – Hidden Benefits of Job Fairs

Please join my free website designed to help you find a job.  You will receive resume advice, be able to search 1,000 job boards with the click of 1 button, learn about schools for retraining and participate in FREE weekly seminars - all designed to help you find a job.  Visit the site www.patricecareerhelp.com FREE WBINAR Hidden Benefits of Job Fairs and Job Clubs Topic: The Hidden Benefits of Job Fairs and Job Clubs Date: Thursday, August 9, 2012 Time: 11:00 am EST (8:00 am PST, 9:00 am MST, 10:00 am CST) Description: Networking is the #1 way for you…

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How to Attract Top Shelf Employees

Quick-service jobs often get a bad rap. But some operators are using employee benefits to lure—and retain—top talent.  It’s no secret that employee turnover in the foodservice industry is one of the highest in the labor force. But while many quick-serve operators view high turnover as an inevitable part of business, some brands are offering employee-focused benefits to reposition their concepts as long-term career options instead of the site of dead-end jobs. Experts say positioning quick-service jobs like this is a smart move as the economy slowly strengthens and the workforce becomes more competitive. “Foodservice positions are typically seen as…

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What Clients Say About Patrice & Associates

  • I must say at first I was a little skeptical on what Stephanie was doing with my resume but now after seeing the results I am so glad listened instead of reacting. I will definitely continue with this company and I've already started to recommend Stephanie and what she can and is more than willing to do for each individual.

    Eddie Zepeda I've already started to recommend Stephanie
  • During my 20+ years career in hospitality I had the opportunity to work either directly or indirectly with several recruiting firms and individuals. My most recent job search lead me to Bruce Leininger with Patrice and Associates. Bruce is one of those rare individuals who combines needs of the employer with knowledge and skills of the job seeker. He sees both perspectives, analyses where there is common ground between employer’s culture and applicant’s strengths, then delivers a candid assessment to both parties. Bruce was relentless in pursuit of job opportunities and in finding the “right fit” for my career profile. EVERYTHING that Bruce said and promised in his introduction to me was delivered, and even MORE! Most importantly I truly felt that Bruce was genuine, understanding and caring in regards to my specific needs and goals. As far as I am concerned when it comes to recruiters, there is Bruce and then there’s everyone else. Ned Mirkovic, Hospitality General Manager When it comes to recruiters, there is Bruce and then there’s everyone else.
  • Let me just say, Thank you Karl. You have been the best recruiter I have ever worked with by far. I was completely impressed with your professionalism, you took the time to get to know me and my work history. After recent experiences with other recruiters you made me feel like a candidate that is capable of my skills and knowledge within my field.

    I would suggest Karl to any of my colleagues looking to move on to bigger and better positions.

    Laurie Estes You have been the best recruiter I have ever worked with!
  • I would like to say that I am grateful for my experience working with Alicia Terrell and I  highly recommend her service. I asked for her help after she found a management position for my husband in the restaurant industry at a company that values their employees, and she has now done the same for me with another brand. I am moved by her passion, kindness, and tenacity in finding the right career choice for me. When I started working with her, she took the time to listen to what’s important to me in a brand, my experience, and my goals, and found a great fit. She helped make my transition out of my previous job smooth and went above and beyond to be available and answer my questions, giving me insight during that process as well. Because of her willingness to provide quality instead of just a quick fix, I feel like I have already found a home within the Chicken Salad Chick brand and I am excited for the growth and opportunity that lies ahead for me. I wouldn’t have been as prepared or sure of this being a step in the right direction without her knowledge and passion. Thank you! Alicia helps another person find a job!
  • I'm quite happy to testify on Mike's behalf!  Mike did a fantastic job finding a new home for me, finding a company with the right feel...and the right benefits.  His experience in the industry allowed him to give me resume guidance that helped market myself to prospective employers.  Once I had their attention he provided interview coaching to help me land the job.  The best part is how he kept in constant contact with me throughout the process, so I was never left wondering.  I'll definitely recommend him in the future, and in fact I've already passed along a friend's resume! Mike did a fantastic job finding a new home for me.
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