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We have received several emails and calls from Jobseekers with regard to H2B positions; they are being told that we are charging a fee for interviews and placements.
Please note that e-JAM does not collect money, or charge fees to Jobseekers under any circumstances for the H-2B Program.
When searching for job placement at home, or overseas it is important to do your due diligence and research both the company and program you are interested in working with. e-JAM has been licensed by the Ministry of Labour in Jamaica for the past twelve (12) years. Always feel free to reach out to us with any questions.
Please click here for more information on the US H2B Visa Program
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In today’s global professional environment, it is important that Jobseekers become digitally-minded, using their online presence to maximize employability. e-JAM’s mobile ready platform, accessible from all mobile devices, is designed to help Jamaican Jobseekers compete in the highly competitive global market for jobs both at home and abroad.
e-JAM provides a service that helps the Jobseeker present and market their skills to perspective Employers demonstrating that they are the right fit culturally for the hiring organization. In this fast-paced world, simply creating an online account and uploading a resume is not enough. In order to be successful, you must be proactive and on top of the latest tools and technology trends; our services are designed to assist our candidates compete and achieve all their employment goals.
Having only technical skills is no longer sufficient as employers are seeking candidates with people skills. Depending on the company’s need, hiring managers are conducting pre-screening video interviews in order to gain an insight into the character of a potential employee. They are looking for employability skills, such as: having a strong personality, good leadership, being a team player and persons capable of problem solving and critical thinking; this is not always evident from a resume.
Video Interviewing will soon become a standard pre-screening technique, with all applicants applying for a job through e-JAM. This improves the way we market our candidates to clients and gives jobseekers a better chance of being noticed.
Employers will do face-to-face interviews with a short list of our top candidates. This saves jobseekers time and money spent traveling to interviews that may not work out and accommodate those presently employed, by avoiding the prospect of taking time off work.
Join the global marketplace and get registered with e-JAM today!
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So you finally got the call you have been waiting for. After scanning hundreds of jobs ads and submitting application after application, a Recruiter finally contacted you! The job interview has been booked.
The job interview is where you get your shot at closing the deal… moving from prospect to employee. You did all the important things:
- Resume is in order, printed and in hand
- You put on your best suit
- Reviewed all the questions you believe the Recruiter will ask
- Have all the right answers at the top of your head
Then the Recruiter turns to you and says “Do you have any questions for me?” A deadly silence looms over what would have been an awesome interview.
Work is where most people spend the majority of their time throughout life and it is a two way street. Get in the habit of researching the company and asking questions during your interview, to be sure it is somewhere you want to invest your time in.
Check out the sample questions below to get your started.
1. Can you tell me more about the day-to-day responsibilities of this job?
2. What do you think are the most important qualities for someone to excel in this role?
3. What are your expectations for this role during the first 30 days, 60 days, year?
4. Describe the culture of the company.
5. Where do you think the company is headed in the next 5 years?
6. Who do you consider your top competitor, and why?
7. What are the biggest opportunities facing the company/department right now?
8. What are the biggest challenges facing the company/department right now?
9. What do you like best about working for this company?
10. What is the typical career path for someone in this role?
11. Are their opportunities for professional development through this position with in the company?
12. How do I compare with the other candidates you’ve interviewed for this role?
13. What are the next steps in the interview process?
14. May I contact you if I have any further questions?
This is your introduction to the company and the best opportunity to not just present yourself, but to gain valuable information you could not get anywhere else. Use this time to develop an open dialogue with a potential colleague, build rapport and create a lasting impression.
Did we miss anything? Please let us know if you have other interesting questions. We’ll post it in a follow up DID YOU KNOW? article!
Content credit: https://biginterview.com/blog/2011/08/best-questions-to-ask-end-interview.html
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Helping you to become employment ready!
With the changing recruitment landscape and the impact of technology, being Employment Ready is the difference between getting called for an interview and the possibility of getting a job.
Being ready for the kind of job you are looking for covers much more than just having a good resume, online profile, or being able to interview well. Today’s Employers are looking for much in an employee; things such as personal characteristics and behavioural skills.
Your part as the Jobseeker:
• Define clearly what your career goals are
• Define you interests areas and the kind of job that suits you
• Properly complete e-JAM’s online registration and profile
• Create and submit a professional updated resume
• Present a professional headshot photograph
Become comfortable in participating in a Skype/Video Interviewing platform
• Understanding the role you are applying for, the industry and the required skills
• Having the skills and education to fit the roll you are after
• Be honest and don’t say you have done, or experienced things that you haven’t – you will get called out in an interview
• Being able to articulate your skills and demonstrate your areas of development in an interview
• Work on your online image and keeping it professional
• Most important - maintain a positive attitude and realize that there is a job out there for you, but it takes work
On the part of e-JAM
Our commitment is to assist you in finding the right position, by getting to know you and coaching you through the process.
We want to get to know and help our jobseekers that took the time to register with us, to find the right fit that matches their skills and personality. Unfortunately, if their registration/online profile is not complete, or if a professional resume is not submitted the registration will be rejected.
Our paid services are optional and suitable for individuals who require extra recruitment assistance, or would like maximum exposure. Using these services, along with your hard work will increase your chances of landing interviews and eventually a job. Please note that many of our jobs are not advertised; also, Employers pay to search our Resume database to find qualified candidates.
e-JAM can help! We will:
• Do our best to steer you in the right direction with honest advice that you can trust
• Give you constructive feedback on putting together a professional resume
• Assist you in identifying the type of job you are best suited for
• Advising you on how best to achieve maximum exposure.
• Try to find you the right job that matches your personality and skills
• Give applicants anonymity – We understand that many potential candidates may be employed and that privacy and confidentiality are important. Our database management and recruiting process are aligned to protect candidates’ privacy.
In order to quickly identify qualified candidates for our clients from the hundreds of resumes received daily, Jobseekers MUST help us to help them and be willing to do the work it takes for us to present them professionally to an employer. They should have at least the foundational skills required for the job they are after.
Our Applicant Tracking Software/Video and Personal interviews will tell us a lot about you. It is also important that jobseekers become digital-minded and be conscious of how they interact on social media, as employers check their online profile before deciding whether to arrange an interview. Our website is mobile ready and can be accessed by all mobile devices.
We sincerely believe that an applicant with the right attitude can be trained for skills and will ensure a better fit culturally in an organization that they desire.
If you would like to book an appointment for Assisted Registration, or to discuss any of our other services please Email us.
Please check our FAQ for answers to questions you may have.
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For the right person Telephones Sales can be very rewarding and profitable. Telephones Sales Representatives play a vital role in many companies, generating interest and fostering growth. It is important that a Telephones Sales Representative have the ability to sell, negotiate, possess great interpersonal and communication skills. Other beneficial traits include: Persuasion, Customer Focus, Data Entry Skills, Selling to Customer Needs, Closing Skills, Telephone Skills, Organisation, Upbeat Personality, Persistence and Product Knowledge.
Phone sales consist of Inbound and Outbound Sales. Many sales positions are in consumer or business-to-business sales, working to sell products between companies.
An Inbound Sales Representative converts calls from a company’s existing and potential customer base into sales. The Representative fields calls and inquiries, working to turn them into sales by providing product/service information. A good Sales Rep. works to influence a call by demonstrating the benefits of the product or service they offer. The Sales Representative may also have the duties of answering questions, placing orders or resolving issues of clients. So it is important to have excellent customer service and administrative skills.
Outbound Sales Representatives work to generate opportunities and draw in new clients or customers to their company, contacting individuals who have no previous business with a service or product. Cold calling, takes patience and perseverance, staying positive is as much a part of this job as the ability to close a sale.
Many Reps. work closely with the Marketing team to analyze and develop strategies to efficiently and effectively increase client awareness, interest and sales. So familiarity with Branding and Marketing is a valued asset.
e-JAM is always seeking experienced Telephone Representatives with experience in Call Centres, Technical Support and Customer Service. Join us today!