Monthly Archives: January 2013

Meatball Obsession!

Who doesn't love meatballs?  What a great concept - I'm seeing one on every corner in the near future.  Below is the scoop on the company. At Daniel Mancini’s walk-up window in Manhattan, the meatball bypasses its traditional role as pasta accessory and takes a shot at full-fledged stardom. Since opening Meatball Obsession last April, Mancini’s 225-square-foot shop has dazzled thousands with artisan-made meatballs served in a cup (yes, a cup). Based on the original family recipe from Mancini’s grandma Anna, the 2.5-ounce meatballs are beef, pork, or turkey and are served with 3 ounces of homemade Italian plum tomato…

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Tasti D-Lite is on the move!

Since the late ’80s, New York City has had a secret: a sweet, creamy, frozen dairy dessert that won’t mess up a model’s diet, or anyone else’s for that matter. The secret has gotten out, however, as Tasti D-Lite stores have opened in places as close to the Big Apple as New Jersey and Connecticut, and as far away as Texas, California, and Arizona. And international dessert lovers are trying Tasti D-Lite these days, too, as the concept has spread to Mexico and Dubai. “Our goal is to open 50 more domestically and 14 internationally in 2011,” says Tasti D-Lite…

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Candidate Testimonial – Why We Are Different from Other Agencies!

Patrice & Associates is proud of our franchisees because we all share the same mission statement, "recruiting is not about money, it's about helping people". Below is an email we received from a candidate who Kim Corti helped find a job. For anyone looking for a job: I was looking to move my family to Florida this past May and needed a job down there in order to secure a move. I worked for Outback Steakhouse and didn't feel that things were progressing in my favor and I was worried that our move wasn't going to happen. So I decided…

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Upcoming Free Job Seeker Webinar – Jan. 16th

Finding your Passion, Purpose, and Power in Your Career Transition January 16th @ 3:00 am EST (12:00 pm PST, 1:00 pm MST, 2:00 pm CST) One of the great discoveries you make in life is the answer to the question, “Who am I?”  One of the deepest needs of human existence is to know that our lives count for something; that our gifts and talents are being used to make a difference. Since work is so much a part of our lives, we want it to be meaningful. Are you eager to live the life you deserve yet just don't…

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New Years Resolution – Weekly Review of your Job Search

Starting this week, commit to a weekly review of your job search.  Ask yourself three questions each Friday: 1. What is the 20% of what I did that provided 80% of my results?  (Do more of those actions in the coming week) 2. How did I waste time?  (Stop those actions immediately) 3. What new idea should I implement next week?  (This will help you keep your job search effective and eliminates bad habits) When you implement this weekly review, you may have a bad week in your search, but you will never have a bad month.   If you want…

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See What a Recruiter Sees – the Pros and Cons of your Resume

January 8th @ 11:00 am EST (8:00 am PST, 9:00 am MST, 10:00 am CST) In this Job Seeker Training, resume pros and cons will be discussed. Taking an in-depth look at resume changes over the past decade, our resume expert will instruct on do’s and don’ts as it relates to what works on a resume…and what doesn’t. Job seekers will be provided some helpful tips and tricks that should be taken into account when drafting their resume as well as be educated on what industry recruiters believe are red flags. To register for the training, you may login to…

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Have you Written Down Ten Goals for 2013?

Written goals can often create new momentum behind your job search.  Take time to determine what you want to accomplish in all areas that are important to you.  Examples might include:  Health, Career, Financial, Education, Spiritual, Philanthropic, Personal etc.  After you write down your ten goals, under each goal write down 4 to 5 action items that will help you attain your goal.  Finally, place a specific target date for completion next to each action item. Too often, goals are set for the coming year and then stashed away never to be read again until the following December.  This year follow…

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What Clients Say About Patrice & Associates

  • Amy is genuine, honest and has a passion for what she does.

    Amy contacted me in a time where I was unhappy where I was but wasn’t doing anything to change it. She was very informative and if she didn’t have the information at hand, she got it. She revamped an old resume making it more about achievements than responsibilities. She coached me on interview tactics before multiple interviews and was there to talk about them afterwards. Every conversation we had felt more like a friendship than business. She is genuine, honest and has a passion for what she does. She also helped boost my confidence through the entire interview progress. Whatever she is doing, she must be doing it right because I got the job! Thanks Amy for a life changing experience.
    Sincerely,
    Shawn Ware
    Amy is genuine, honest and has a passion for what she does.
  • I really appreciate Tim for all his handwork and consistency.

    He saw a lot of potential in me which allowed me to apply for a higher position than I had first intended. Although the process wasn't easy he was still very honest and trustworthy. I am very grateful to have received his guidance. I really appreciate Tim for all his handwork and consistency.
  • I want to thank Tim...

    ...for all the time he spent helping me acquire my new career. He has helped by assisting me with redesigning my resume and keeping in contact with me throughout the entire process.  His actions showed that he really cared and wanted the best for me. Thanks again, Dominic Almanza I want to thank Tim
  • I would 100% recommend Ross

    I cannot begin to thank Ross and Karen enough! without the two of them I wouldn't have even known about the position! The interview process was quick, easy and simple. After only a short week I was in a position I knew I was going to love forever and it was all thanks to them! Ross has been so good about following up with me even after being hired, asking how my experience has been, what hours I'm working etc. and to top it all off Ross even sent me a gift card thanking me for working with him. I would 100% recommend Ross to anyone looking for a career in the industry!
    Cheers,
    Bayley Ferreira
    I would 100% recommend Ross
  • I had the pleasure of working with Doug Lockwood

    Doug was extremely professional and was very easy to work with. He was quick to respond, made himself available anytime I had a question, and was always checking in through the entire process. He coached me through the interview process by sending over necessary documents to read over on my own time, giving pointers on the phone, and talking through details. You can tell Doug cares for each person he works with. Even after getting the job, he is still checking in to see how things are going and making sure all is going well. I would recommend Doug to anyone when looking to start their career or looking for a career change. He was a great resource to have when needed.
    Thanks,
    Tony
    I had the pleasure of working with Doug Lockwood