All (
)
Using Apploi (
)
Interview Tips (
)
Personal Brand (
)
Career Growth (
)
not hear back
VIEW POST
What to Do When You Don’t Hear Back
July 30th, 2015
|
no responses

Applying for a job can be a lot like dating. You meet a great company, you think you really hit it off and then all of a sudden you feel like you’ve been ghosted. Just like dating, there are a few unwritten rules on what to do when you don’t hear back. THE THREE WEEK RULE It’s… Read more »

Screen shot 2015-07-23 at 7.58.01 PM copy
VIEW POST
Find a Job in Fast Casual Food with a Healthy Twist
July 24th, 2015
|
no responses

We all know the best part about landing a restaurant job is getting to indulge in the free and/or discounted food. Therefore, it’s important to choose wisely when searching for a restaurant job. The Aurify Brand is dedicated to making fast, casual restaurants with a fresh and healthy twist. That means good food that you’ll feel… Read more »

airport thumbnail
VIEW POST
Land an Awesome Airport Job at CLEAR
July 22nd, 2015
|
no responses

Ready for your career in airport security to take off? CLEAR, a cutting-edge biometric technology company that makes getting through airport security quicker, is now hiring Ambassadors and Tech Ambassadors in Baltimore, Maryland. Here’s what you should know about landing a job at CLEAR: You’ll work an airport: Tired of office jobs? All CLEAR Ambassadors work on site at airports. This… Read more »

kra thumb
VIEW POST
Apploi at KRA: Technology Made Personal
July 22nd, 2015
|
no responses

KRA, a leading workforce center in San Diego, and Apploi have partnered together to maximize the job search experience and help the KRA community get hired quicker. In addition to the personalized career services provided by KRA, job seekers can now also apply to jobs on one of the Apploi kiosks, located at the South Metro Career… Read more »

priv thumb 2
VIEW POST
Be a Beauty Boss with a Job at PRIV
July 20th, 2015
|
no responses

Are you a licensed beautician ready to take your career to the next level? PRIV, a one-stop destination for all your beauty and wellness needs is now hiring Makeup Artists, Hair Stylists, Manicurists and Massage Therapists in Brooklyn and New Jersey.  By becoming a PRIV Pro, you’ll be hooked up with the growing network of PRIV app users… Read more »

jersey
VIEW POST
New Jobs in New Jersey
July 15th, 2015
|
no responses

Hey New Jersey! Looking for a job? We’ve got something for everyone. Here’s who’s hiring in your area:   For the fashionista:  Do you have a passion for making the world a more stylish place? As a Warehouse Fulfillment Associate for Net-a-Porter, you’ll get a behind-the-scenes look into the inner workings of a women’s premier online luxury fashion… Read more »

car
VIEW POST
Drive Like a Boss with a Job at UBER
July 14th, 2015
|
no responses

There’s no doubt that the #1 reason why working for UBER is awesome is because you get to drive like a boss. What does it mean to drive like a boss? We picked out a few famous rides and riders to explain: Driving like a boss means showing off your whip. You love flaunting your ride so why not transform… Read more »

water splash
VIEW POST
5 Ways to Stay Motivated During Your Summer Job Search
July 13th, 2015
|
no responses

Feeling that summer slump in your job search? You know, that feeling when all you want to do is soak up the sun outside but in the meantime you’re stuck indoors applying to jobs? Here are 5 ways to help you stay focused on your job search while also enjoying the summer: 1. Create a schedule. Planning… Read more »

youtube worst app blog
VIEW POST
What Your Job Application Response Would Sound Like During an Interview
July 9th, 2015
|
no responses

Whether you’re applying to jobs now or have applied to a ton in the past, everyone can relate to the unrelenting boredom of filling out the same responses over and over again. Sometimes the process feels so tedious that you start to get a little lazy- drop a few words, only write a few words, border on incoherency, perhaps. But did you ever wonder… Read more »

walkingshoes
VIEW POST
Are You a Good Fit for a Job at The Walking Company?
July 9th, 2015
|
no responses

Finding the right job is like finding the right shoe – it needs to be a good fit while also being equipped to take you far. All shoe metaphors aside, The Walking Company, aka the most comfortable shoes on earth, is now hiring Sales Associates, Assistant Store Managers, Assistant Business Managers and Sales Managers in Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania. Before you apply,… Read more »

car keys
VIEW POST
Drive Like it’s Your Job with UBER New Jersey
July 8th, 2015
|
no responses

 Did you ever want to drive for hours like it’s your job? Well, good news! Now you can turn your free time into paid time by becoming an UBER driver in New Jersey. Here are 3 great perks to driving with UBER:   Extra cash: Are you a student? Actor? Barista? Driving for UBER is a great way to supplement… Read more »

CP Image 1
VIEW POST
6 Awesome H&M Jobs in Philadelphia
July 8th, 2015
|
no responses

H&M is the place of possible for almost any job you could want in retail. Lucky for you, H&M is now hiring for six positions in Philadelphia at their Chestnut Street, Walnut Street and 69th Street locations. Whether you’re entry or manager level, H&M has something for everyone, plus ample opportunity to learn and quickly advance… Read more »

7p3OieRyayFPbXx45x1tXTwB6IOxZwcUV_sX7WjlJmc
VIEW POST
3 Reasons Why You Should Apply to H&M Jobs in Houston
July 7th, 2015
|
no responses

Do you love shopping at H&M? Find yourself submerged in their epic sales section on a weekly basis? If so, it’s time to consider working where you love to shop. H&M is now hiring for multiple positions including Department Supervisors, Operation Services Technicians and Sales Advisors at their Houston Galleria, Willowbrook Mall, Baybrook Mall and Katy Mills… Read more »

annie thumb
VIEW POST
It’s More Than a Job App, it’s a Community
June 30th, 2015
|
no responses

We took a ride down to Brooklyn to sit on the stoop with Annie and talk about the importance of community. Raised in Brooklyn and still living in her old neighborhood, Annie, our community organizer, has always had strong ties to the people around her. Watch and hear why Annie decided to join the Apploi community:… Read more »

nyc thumbnail copy
VIEW POST
Find a Job in New York this Weekend
June 26th, 2015
|
no responses

Hey New Yorkers! The weekend is here and that means you have two choices: To serve or to be served? To shop or to help someone shop? Well, we’re all for treating yourself- so definitely do a bit of both. But don’t forget that the weekend is a great time to kickstart your job search… Read more »

Screen shot 2015-06-16 at 5.06.48 PM
VIEW POST
Questions to Ask in an Interview
June 17th, 2015
|
no responses

It’s that moment of relief yet utter fear. You’ve made it to the end of the interview but there’s still one last question standing between you and that feeling of sweet success. Your interviewer asks: “Do you have any questions for me?” The key to acing this question is to come prepared with 3-4 questions… Read more »

bell
VIEW POST
How to Best Show Off Your Work Experience for a Job in Hospitality
June 11th, 2015
|
no responses

We all know that filling out the experience section on a job application can sometimes be annoying, especially if you’re entering a handful of previous jobs over and over. The goods news is that, with Apploi, you only have to fill out this section once! When you fill out your work experience in your profile,… Read more »

coffee shop worker
VIEW POST
How to Best Show Off Your Work Experience for a Job in Food Service
June 11th, 2015
|
no responses

We all know that filling out the experience section on a job application can sometimes be annoying, especially if you’re entering a handful of previous jobs over and over. The goods news is that, with Apploi, you only have to fill out this section once! When you fill out your work experience in your profile,… Read more »

cashier
VIEW POST
How to Best Show Off Your Work Experience for a Job in Retail
June 11th, 2015
|
no responses

We all know that filling out the experience section on a job application can sometimes be annoying, especially if you’re entering a handful of previous jobs over and over. The goods news is that, with Apploi, you only have to fill out this section once! When you fill out your work experience in your profile,… Read more »

um thumbnail
VIEW POST
4 Ways to Stop Saying “Um” in Your Job Interview
June 4th, 2015
|
no responses

We all use filler words like “um.” Some of us use them, like, um, a lot. Not only can these words drive your train of thought off course but they can also make you appear to seem flustered and uncertain of your answers. We challenged the Apploi team to do a 30-second elevator pitch without… Read more »

NYC-featured
VIEW POST
Enter the #GetHiredJourney Giveaway
May 28th, 2015
|
no responses

    Whoever you are, wherever you’re from, we each have a journey, and its path — especially career-wise, at least — is partly determined by what we do and how we prepare for what’s next. That’s why we’re flying one lucky winner out on a free 2-day trip to NYC next month to get… Read more »

comp email thumb
VIEW POST
Tips for Creating a Professional Email Address (As Told Through GIFs)
May 27th, 2015
|
no responses

When it comes to making a good first impression, especially in the digital age, your email address could very well be the first thing an employer sees. And we can all admit it: we’ve all probably made at least one questionable email address in our lives (See Exhibit A). Here are a few really important… Read more »

thumbnail web
VIEW POST
What Does Your First Email Address Say About You?
May 21st, 2015
|
no responses

We asked the Apploi team to reveal their first email addresses. The results? Mostly embarrassing. The consensus? When it came time to apply for jobs, it was time for a professional switch. Watch this video and take a journey back to the 2000s when AOL ruled the world wide web. So what’s the number one rule for… Read more »

web thumbnail
VIEW POST
Anthony Got Hired. Twice.
May 20th, 2015
|
no responses

Anthony Marius Chickel just got hired. Twice. We met Anthony last month at our H&M hiring event. Not only did he land a great job at H&M, but he also got a job at Sunglass Hut. For Anthony, working simultaneously for two companies he admires is a great way for him to expand his career opportunities. Anthony… Read more »

adam thumb web
VIEW POST
Adam Lewis, CEO: That’s Why I Created Apploi
May 14th, 2015
|
no responses

Adam Lewis, CEO of Apploi, is committed to finding the right job for you. So much so that he actually went undercover as a job hunter to determine the challenges in the application process and find a way to make that process simpler and quicker. Watch this video to see what he found: “Finding a… Read more »

hebron
VIEW POST
Hebron: Putting your best foot forward
May 13th, 2015
|
no responses

If you’ve applied for a job before, you probably understand how frustrating the application process can be. At Apploi, our goal is to not only make the process easier and quicker, but also to give you the power to highlight the unique skills and personality you bring to the table. With video recording capability in our… Read more »

michelle thumbnail
VIEW POST
Guess Who Got Hired?
May 11th, 2015
|
no responses

Meet Michelle Zapata, a 23-year-old student from Flushing, New York. Michelle had a pretty great month using Apploi. Not only was she hired as a cashier at Guess but she’s also the winner of our April contest, winning a $1,000 shopping spree to H&M. After not being able to find work that she wanted, Michelle… Read more »

chris thumbnail
VIEW POST
Make that goal: An interview with Chris Seeger
May 7th, 2015
|
no responses

Recently, we put on our ice skates and hit the rink with Chris Seeger, Apploi Client Services Manager, to talk about what it takes to achieve goals. As a member of not one but two hockey leagues, and after leaving the retail world, Chris has learned a thing or two about making significant life changes. Here’s… Read more »

sailing thumb
VIEW POST
Sailing Your Way to a Summer Job
April 21st, 2015
|
no responses

Summer is basically here and instead of looking for a j-o-b, the only three letter word you might be interested in is GTL (can you believe you watched that show for SO many summers?) The good news? You can have it all! Meet Yuri and Heather. They have the best view from their office, working… Read more »

companies thumb
VIEW POST
Why You Should Follow Companies on Apploi
April 14th, 2015
|
no responses

Following companies on Apploi is a great way to stay updated on jobs posted by your favorite brands and also give you a look into companies that you’re not familiar with. Watch our “How to Follow a Company” video to get the lowdown in under 40 seconds.  What are you waiting for? Get going and download… Read more »

Woman Holding Phone on Bridge
VIEW POST
3 Reasons Why You Should Find a Summer Job
April 14th, 2015
|
no responses

School’s almost over, sun’s out, and instead of taking a vacation, now’s the time to find your next summer job. Here are 3 great reasons why you should be motivated now about your dream summer gig: 1) Summertime madness. Hiring for seasonal jobs are in full bloom, but even year round industries like retail and restaurants… Read more »

book-review
VIEW POST
BOOK REVIEW: How Google Hires Differently … And Why You Should Too
April 13th, 2015
|
no responses

This is an excerpt from Daniel Freedman’s blog, Freedthinker. Daniel is Apploi’s chief strategy officer and head of business development. Google spends twice as much on recruiting than the average company, even though it gets two million applicants a year. My book review of Laszlo Bock’s “Work Rules” in today’s WSJ on why that’s the case, read… Read more »

search for job
VIEW POST
How to Search & Apply for a Job Using Apploi
April 10th, 2015
|
no responses

Searching and applying for jobs with Apploi is simple. With our handy video guide and just a few taps, you could apply for any one of thousands of jobs in retail, hospitality, food services, and more, available right now. Find out how you can easily customize your job search — watch  “How to Search for… Read more »

panera thumb driver
VIEW POST
Why Being a Delivery Driver at Panera is Great
April 8th, 2015
|
no responses

Panera is now hiring delivery drivers and here’s the best part: 1) Flexible hours. Choose from morning, afternoon, or night shifts. Panera cares about your safety so the latest shift ends at 9:30 PM. No late nights on the road. Ever. 2) Cash money. Generally speaking, since average delivery orders for Panera tend to be on… Read more »

getting started
VIEW POST
Getting Started with the Apploi App
April 3rd, 2015
|
no responses

New to the Apploi app and want to take a quick look around? Check out our “Getting Started” video for an overview on how to maximize the app’s full potential to find the right job for you.   What are you waiting for? Download the app on your iPhone or Android, or sign up and… Read more »

women_thumbnail copy
VIEW POST
Women Who Work It
March 27th, 2015
|
no responses

  It’s Women’s History Month! It’s the month that we honor the incredible contributions of women both past and present — from Madame Curie to Beyonce. Women have made huge strides in the workplace, but being a woman still has certain challenges at times professionally. Whether or not you can define those challenges, what’s important… Read more »

panera_thumbnail
VIEW POST
5 Reasons to Work at Panera
March 25th, 2015
|
no responses

Do you love Panera? Eat there everyday for lunch? Have a rotating mental list of “You Pick Two” menu items? If so, it’s time to consider getting a job at Panera and here’s why: 1) Panera cares about you. First and foremost, Panera is not just a job; it’s an opportunity to start a career at a company… Read more »

do's don'ts thumb
VIEW POST
How to Ace Your Video Interview
March 12th, 2015
|
no responses

Recording your first Apploi video response can be a nerve-racking experience. A good video interview could make the difference in whether or not you land the job that you want, and all of us here on the Apploi team really want you to succeed. Having worked hundreds of job seekers like you over the course… Read more »

stand out thumbnail
VIEW POST
How to Make Your Job Application Stand Out
February 24th, 2015
|
no responses

Tired of filling out countless job applications and never getting a response? At Apploi, we guarantee that not only will your application be seen but that it will reflect your best self. By responding to video questions, hiring managers get to see and hear you for who you are and not just a bunch of text. Get… Read more »

interview_feels_like_date
VIEW POST
That Time Your Date Felt Like a Job Interview
February 13th, 2015
|
no responses

We’ve all had those dates. They start out as a simple drink with a new face and end up feeling like an FBI-style investigation of our personal lives. It’s that time when your date feels like an interview. At Apploi, we’re here to get you prepared for your interview. Check out our advice tab on the site and/or download the app on your iPhone or android for… Read more »

unfollow
VIEW POST
Social Media Do’s and Don’ts When Looking for a Job
February 10th, 2015
|
no responses

According to a recent study, Americans spend more time on social media than any other activity on the Internet. So it’s important to remember that social media is a great way to build your personal brand and help you find a job. Tucker’s Tip? Think before you post! Here are a few do’s and don’ts… Read more »

lady_upset2
VIEW POST
That Awkward Moment When…You Thought You Ruined Your Job Interview
February 6th, 2015
|
no responses

You know that moment in a job interview when you just want the ground to swallow you up? The sweat drips from your forehead, your mouth dries up and you feel your cheeks turning red. We’ve all been there! Well I’m here to tell you that there are ways to recover from those awkward moments… Read more »

annie_thumbnail
VIEW POST
Find a Job Using Apploi
February 5th, 2015
|
no responses

Apploi (a hybrid of “apply” and “employ”) is a job search app that’s making the job application process simpler. Don’t believe us just yet? How we’re doing it: 1.  No more filling out the same information over and over again.  No more paper applications. All of your basic information and work history is saved in… Read more »

Caucasion barrista with cups
VIEW POST
Three Skills You Can Transfer to a Service Job
February 3rd, 2015
|
no responses

Transferable skills. We’ve all heard about job skills that transfer to another job but what are they and how do we use them? Transferable skills are skills that you can carry over from one job to the next. In this week’s Tucker’s Tips, Dr. Tucker shows you three transferable job skills that you can use when… Read more »

leonardo
VIEW POST
3 Ways to Better Brand Yourself
January 28th, 2015
|
no responses

At Apploi, we’re all about showing off your personality and do so, the first step is learning how to create your own personal brand. Here are a few tips from entrepreneur and TV producer, Damon D’Amore, on how to build your brand and stand out. 1. Develop your personal story. Read, watch videos and sharpen those storytelling skills!… Read more »

casual interview
VIEW POST
Interviewing a Company on What They Can Offer You
January 27th, 2015
|
no responses

When preparing for an interview, you’re probably mostly focused on learning about the company and coming up with the right responses to those curveball questions (“My biggest weakness? What weakness?!”). In your mind you’re thinking: “Impress, impress, IMPRESS!” But actually an interview is just as much for you to determine if the company is a good… Read more »

do's and don'ts
VIEW POST
The First 30 Days Of Your Job: Do’s and Don’ts
January 22nd, 2015
|
no responses

Congratulations.  You just got hired.  You were picked out of hundreds of candidates vying for the same job.  You should be proud of yourself.  Now what?  Well, now the real work begins.  You need to spend the first 30 days showing your managers they made the right decision in hiring you. There are four easy ways… Read more »

handshake
VIEW POST
How to Make the Best First Impression on a Job Interview
January 21st, 2015
|
no responses

First impressions are so, so important. After all, you only get one shot at it. At interview, here’s how to make sure the vibe you give off is positive. Dress appropriately. The clothes you choose to wear to the interview sets the tone and direction of the interview. Maybe it isn’t fair, but it is… Read more »

career ladder
VIEW POST
4 Ways To Move Up The Career Ladder…
January 20th, 2015
|
no responses

…by someone who is doing exactly that. This piece is by Apploi’s own Marketing Associate, Devin Joseph.  Are you sick and tired of always getting hired but never moving up in the company? I know how you feel, trust me. It took me a while to learn how to move up in a company, and… Read more »

video intv
VIEW POST
Does Video Interviewing Lead to Discrimination?
January 20th, 2015
|
no responses

Video interviews can be scary. You may be camera shy or simply not in the mood to record a video response. But for some, you may have the additional fear of being discriminated against by revealing yourself in a video. In this week’s Tucker’s Tips, Dr. Tucker responds to the question: Does video interviewing lead to discrimination? Video responses… Read more »

candidate select
VIEW POST
How to Handle Discrimination in the Workplace
January 13th, 2015
|
no responses

Discrimination is something that we’ve all experienced in some way. Or have we? Sometimes it’s hard to tell. In this week’s Tucker’s Tips, Dr. Tucker explains the difference between being legally discriminated against because of your gender or race or experiencing bias towards things like how you look or speak. Bias is the more frequently encountered of… Read more »

hired_app
VIEW POST
4 Ways to Get Hired Quicker
January 12th, 2015
|
no responses

If one of your New Year’s Resolutions was to get a job…and get one quickly…you’ve come to the right place. There is no quicker, easier way to see who’s hiring, and get hired yourself, than through Apploi.   Because Apploi allows you to upload a video response to questions, you can really showcase your personality to… Read more »

latin_woman_cashier
VIEW POST
Is Retail Right for You?
January 9th, 2015
|
no responses

At Apploi, we spend a great deal of time speaking with job seekers, as well as retail managers and store-owners. The retail industry and consumerism are booming, with increased job creation across the US. If you haven’t considered a retail career, there are many reasons why you should, if your personality is well-suited to it…. Read more »

why should you record
VIEW POST
Why Should You Record Yourself On Video With Apploi?
January 8th, 2015
|
no responses

One of the best things about Apploi is that you get to record a video response, which goes directly to hiring managers. In just a few minutes, you can convey so much about your personality, your interests and your experience, selling yourself far more efficiently and effectively than a resume ever could. Take a look… Read more »

too pushy
VIEW POST
How to Show Interest in a Company Without Looking Too Pushy
January 6th, 2015
|
no responses

Happy 2015! It’s a new year and you’re back full force in your job search. As you dive in, make sure to keep in mind the line between showing genuine and enthusiastic interest in a company and coming off as too pushy, which could become a turnoff to certain employers. This week’s Tucker’s Tips offers advice on how to show… Read more »

started from bottom
VIEW POST
Should You Start from the Bottom When Changing Jobs?
December 30th, 2014
|
no responses

New year, new job, new you! With 2015 around the corner, you might be searching for a new job as your seasonal work comes to an end or maybe you’re just looking for a fresh start. Either way, Dr. Tucker has some advice on whether you should start from the bottom when changing jobs. Dr. Erinn… Read more »

Young Caucasian Woman holding Clock
VIEW POST
4 Ways To Be Your Most Productive Self At Work
December 29th, 2014
|
no responses

We’ve all been there. It gets to the end of the day, and you’re not quite sure what you’ve accomplished. Between endless cups of coffee, browsing the Internet, and shuffling bits of paper round your desk, your to-do list is as long as it was, you have nine tabs open on your computer and your… Read more »

Black Male Shopping
VIEW POST
What To Do If Your Seasonal Job Doesn’t Become Full-Time
December 23rd, 2014
|
no responses

We’ve all been there. You have a great seasonal job, one that you were relieved to get and worked hard at. Ideally, the company would ask you to stay on full-time (you still have time to follow these tips to help make that happen) but it may be that they just don’t have the need or… Read more »

hire santa
VIEW POST
‘Tis the Season… For Santa to Find a New Job
December 19th, 2014
|
no responses

When the holidays are over … what’s a Santa to do? ‘Tis the Season…For Santa to find a new job. Are you also looking to find a new job for after the holidays? Don’t forget to download the Apploi app (available on iphone and android)  or sign up right here on www.apploi.com and get ho-ho-hired! Cheers and Happy Holidays!… Read more »

retail worker girl
VIEW POST
The Secret To Keeping Your Retail Job After The Season
December 17th, 2014
|
no responses

Tis the season! The holidays are fast approaching, and stores are crowded with shoppers looking for the perfect gift. Now is a great time to be a retail employee: you may be rushed off your feet, but you have extra shifts, which means more money and more hours to impress your employer. How you handle… Read more »

boss_hovering
VIEW POST
Why Were You Fired?
December 16th, 2014
|
no responses

It’s that awkward moment when your interviewer asks: “Why were you fired?” 1) Don’t panic and 2) Be honest. Dr. Tucker has a few key tips on how to answer that dreaded question and still ace the interview. Dr. Erinn Tucker is an Assistant Professor of Hospitality at Boston University and an Advisory Board Member for Apploi… Read more »

baltimore panel
VIEW POST
Top Advice from Recruiters and Government Officials for Jobseekers
December 11th, 2014
|
no responses

Apploi officially launched its partnership with Baltimore City in October, and kicked off with a fantastic panel event at the Enoch Pratt library, where one of our kiosks is located. Opening remarks were made by Karen Sitnick, Development Director at the Mayor’s Office of Employment Development, and Carla D. Hayden, Chief Executive Officer of the… Read more »

Computer IT (Jonathan Lake's conflicted copy 2014-10-14)
VIEW POST
4 Things To Do After Applying For A Job
December 10th, 2014
|
no responses

Yesterday, Apploi bought you the top things to do before applying for a job, and today, we bring you the steps to take after. What you do either side of applying is incredibly important, and can affect your chances of getting hired as much as the application itself. 1. Share on social media that you’ve applied… Read more »

lady on phone
VIEW POST
How to Prepare for a Phone Interview
December 9th, 2014
|
no responses

Phone interviews can be just as important as an in-person interview because a phone interview could determine whether or not you’ll meet the employer face to face. This week on Tucker’s Tips, Dr. Tucker offers some advice on how to prepare for a phone interview. Dr. Erinn Tucker is an Assistant Professor of Hospitality at Boston… Read more »

nicole on phone
VIEW POST
Here’s Why You Should Follow Companies Through Apploi
December 4th, 2014
|
no responses

When you join the Apploi community, you’re doing several things. You’re maximizing your chances of getting a job, because you can see available jobs, near you, right now, and can apply to hundreds of places from the comfort of your own home. You’re accessing great, helpful information and job seeking advice. And, you have the… Read more »

Hispanic Barrista laughing
VIEW POST
How to Progress Within the Service and Support Industries
December 2nd, 2014
|
no responses

This week on Tucker’s Tips, Dr. Tucker offers three key ways to progress within the service and support industries. Dr. Erinn Tucker is an Assistant Professor of Hospitality at Boston University and an Advisory Board Member for Apploi and has held managerial positions for top companies such as General Motors, R*Works and Dave & Buster’s. Follow… Read more »

Older Caucasian Female Waiting for Phone call
VIEW POST
What to Do When You Don’t Hear Back After an Interview
November 25th, 2014
|
no responses

You had the interview, you sent a hand written thank you note and now you feel like you’re in an endless waiting game. You keep refreshing your email – still nothing. What does it mean? This week on Tucker’s Tips, Dr. Tucker offers advice on what to do when you don’t hear back after an interview. Dr…. Read more »

don
VIEW POST
How a Former Top FBI Official And Now Bar Owner Recruits
November 21st, 2014
|
no responses

Don Borelli held a senior position in the FBI for the 25 years, working to combat terrorists and criminals. While his fulltime job still involves security consultancy, he’s now opting for a more light-hearted sideline: Borelli is a small business owner of the Arts and Crafts Beer Parlor in Greenwich, New York City. “The FBI,… Read more »

pernille ikea
VIEW POST
Landing A Job Without Being Qualified
November 20th, 2014
|
no responses

Having worked at IKEA for 21 years, and recently retired as their CEO, Pernille Spiers-Lopez knows a lot about how to thrive in the workplace while maintaining a balanced life. She’s shared her wisdom with Apploi in an amazing six-week series, “Design Your Life,” and now we’ve reached the end. Her final, inspirational message is… Read more »

Two Young Multi Ethic Females Shopping
VIEW POST
Black Friday Is Coming: 3 Tips To Make You The Best Retail Employee Ever
November 18th, 2014
|
no responses

Black Friday is one of the hardest days of the year to work retail. It’s a long day, there are swarms of customers, thousands more than usual, and tensions run high as everyone is desperate to get the best bargain. It’s stressful and exhausting, but often results in extra pay. Plus, if you shine on… Read more »

tahnk you note
VIEW POST
Sending a Thank You Note After an Interview
November 18th, 2014
|
no responses

You’ve made it past the interview! Now what? This week on Tucker’s Tips, Dr. Tucker offers advice on sending a thank you note after an interview. Dr. Erinn Tucker is an Assistant Professor of Hospitality at Boston University and an Advisory Board Member for Apploi and has held managerial positions for top companies such as General… Read more »

rejection
VIEW POST
Learning From Rejection
November 13th, 2014
|
no responses

Having worked at IKEA for 21 years, and recently retired as their CEO, Pernille Spiers-Lopez has learned a lot. This weeks’ “Design Your Life” is on learning from rejection. Failure shouldn’t deter you, it should propel you. “It’s not when we do well that we learn the most,” says Pernille. “It’s in the times of… Read more »

ronny
VIEW POST
Hope to Homeless and Unemployed Veterans
November 11th, 2014
|
no responses

My car pulled up to a large lot on 12th Avenue South in Nashville, Tennessee. A rectangular, industrial building stood prominently in the empty lot, with military flags protruding from its metal roof. From the outside it looked like just another structure in a strip mall. But from the inside, what was once a grocery… Read more »

person_on_phone
VIEW POST
Tips On Recording Video Responses
November 7th, 2014
|
no responses

One of the best things about Apploi is that you apply to jobs by posting a video, rather than a resume. The video goes straight to employers. This article explains why the video is such a great opportunity for job seekers, as it really expresses personality and lets hiring managers see upfront why you’d be… Read more »

Face Mosaic 4
VIEW POST
Why Letting Personality Shine Beats A Resume
November 6th, 2014
|
no responses

Apploi believes in the individual. We believe you know what you’ll be good at and why you’ll be good at it, and we want to give every job seeker the best chance to express that and sell themselves to the employer. That can be hard to do on a piece of paper. Resumes are outdated…. Read more »

women working
VIEW POST
Advice to Women in the Workplace
November 6th, 2014
|
no responses

A leading female in the retail industry, with over 20 years of executive experience, Pernille offers advice to women in the workplace. “We can have it all. But not all at the same time.” -Pernille Spiers-Lopez Design Your Life is a video series featuring Pernille Spiers-Lopez, an international business leader with over 20 years of… Read more »

career launch
VIEW POST
Launching a Career
November 4th, 2014
|
no responses

This week’s installment in our video series with Pernille Spiers-Lopez, former CEO of IKEA, is about the work -life balance. “Start looking for what it is you love to do in life,” says Pernille, and try and turn that into a career. Working at a place where the company’s values match your personal ones is… Read more »

ask questions
VIEW POST
What to Ask at the End of an Interview
November 4th, 2014
|
no responses

It’s that moment of complete relief yet utter fear. You’ve made it to the end of your interview, you’ve shown that  you’re a great candidate and have answered tricky questions like “What is your greatest weakness?”  But there’s just one last question standing between you and a successful interview. That moment when your interviewer asks: “Do you have any… Read more »

Motion Blur of People-1
VIEW POST
Advice to Immigrants Adjusting to Life in America
October 30th, 2014
|
no responses

“I think America is the best place to live in the world,” says Pernille Spiers-Lopez. The former CEO of IKEA, who worked her way up from the very bottom, was born in Denmark, and moved to the US at the age of 23. In this video, she discusses how to adjust to immigrant life. She learned… Read more »

achievements
VIEW POST
3 Things a Jobseeker Should Share When Looking for a Job
October 28th, 2014
|
no responses

Today on Tucker’s Tips, Dr. Tucker discusses 3 key things that a jobseeker should share when looking for a job. Dr. Erinn Tucker is an Assistant Professor of Hospitality at Boston University and an Advisory Board Member for Apploi and has held managerial positions for top companies such as General Motors, R*Works and Dave &… Read more »

ain't nobody
VIEW POST
7 Key Things NOT To Do In An Interview
October 27th, 2014
|
no responses

Some of these may sound obvious. But, on the day of an interview, you’re nervous. By even getting an interview, you’ve come further than a lot of other applicants, and you just need to make it through this final hurdle. You’ve prepared for the questions you think are going to come up, and you’ve got… Read more »

Unemployed man sitting on the couch in his underwear, watching T
VIEW POST
How to Stay Motivated During Your Job Search
October 21st, 2014
|
no responses

It’s hard to stay motivated in general but it’s especially difficult to stay motivated when you’re in the middle of a job search that may feel like it’s going nowhere. This week on Tucker’s Tips, Dr. Tucker offers a few keys tips on how to stay motivated but also stay active in your job search. Staying active… Read more »

Face Mosaic 1
VIEW POST
The Importance of Showing Your Personality
October 14th, 2014
|
no responses

This week on Tucker’s Tips, Dr. Tucker discusses the importance of showing your personality when seeking a job in the retail and hospitality industries. Dr. Erinn Tucker is an Assistant Professor of Hospitality at Boston University and an Advisory Board Member for Apploi and has held managerial positions for top companies such as General Motors,… Read more »

ninja computer
VIEW POST
Ninja-Like Soft Skills
October 14th, 2014
|
no responses

Who doesn’t love a ninja? Ninjas are highly skilled and trained warriors who dress in cool, dark outfits and can conquer any task set in front of them. Well today, we hear people refer to themselves as a “ninja” all the time; in fact, I have even been known to use the hashtag #RésuméNinja. I… Read more »

Black Cafe Waiter
VIEW POST
Can You Make a Career Out of a Service Industry Job?
October 7th, 2014
|
no responses

This week on Tucker’s Tips, Dr. Tucker discusses the possibilities of making a career out of a service industry job. Dr. Erinn Tucker is an Assistant Professor of Hospitality at Boston University and an Advisory Board Member for Apploi and has held managerial positions for top companies such as General Motors, R*Works and Dave &… Read more »

typing on computer
VIEW POST
How to Learn About a Company
October 6th, 2014
|
no responses

  This week on Tucker’s Tips, Dr. Erinn Tucker offers advice on how to learn about a company before applying for a job. Dr. Erinn Tucker is an Assistant Professor of Hospitality at Boston University and an Advisory Board Member for Apploi and has held managerial positions for top companies such as General Motors, R*Works and Dave… Read more »

joseph
VIEW POST
I Got Hired: Joseph / Bellevue Square Cinnabon
September 23rd, 2014
|
no responses

Meet Joseph, who was recently hired to work for Cinnabon as a crew member in Bellevue Square, Washington.  He applied through Apploi and used the video application to shine and make a great first impression.  Watch and hear why Joseph enjoyed the Apploi experience! Looking for a job and want to work for Cinnabon?  Apploi can help… Read more »

darius
VIEW POST
The Importance Of A Great Working Culture
September 22nd, 2014
|
no responses

Did you know you can (and should) really love your job? Here at Apploi, we know how much time is spent working, and we’re so pleased that companies try and keep things as nice as possible for their employees. We went behind the scenes at spinning chain Soul Cycle, where we met with the assistant… Read more »

Young Caucasian Woman sealing a deal
VIEW POST
Four Great Interview Tips From Apploi
September 19th, 2014
|
no responses

When you walk into an interview, we know it can be totally overwhelming. You’re nervous, you don’t want to mess up, and you want to make a great first impression in just a few minutes. Here are four essential tips that our employers say make a huge difference when they interview someone.  1. Show up!!… Read more »

Call to action DOWNLOAD
VIEW POST
Back To Basics: What Is Apploi, And Why Should You Use It?
September 18th, 2014
|
no responses

Hello and welcome to Apploi! You may be a little unclear on what exactly what we offer. The bottom line is, we help you get a job. It offers so much you may not even know about, so let’s get back to the basics and talk about why downloading the Apploi app should be the… Read more »

career ladder
VIEW POST
Working Up From The Bottom To The Top
September 17th, 2014
|
no responses

Getting a job can be overwhelming. It’s hard, and it’s scary, and sometimes, you’re so happy to have got your first job that you can’t even think about your next step. We know that, and that’s ok. But when you feel ready for more of a challenge, see Apploi as a tool not just to get… Read more »

person question
VIEW POST
QUIZ: What’s the Right Job for You?
September 17th, 2014
|
no responses

Which job is right for your personality? Discover more about yourself with our quiz and find out which job is suited to your personality! Click to play! Find your perfect job on Apploi! Download the app or apply online.    

past future
VIEW POST
Applying Past Job Experience To The Future
September 16th, 2014
|
no responses

Good morning everyone! When you interview for a job, it’s probably not your first ever job. Chances are, you’ve worked somewhere before, or have some kind of experience, even if it’s just babysitting. And while you may not think it’s relevant to what you’re now applying for, it always is, in some small way. And… Read more »

girl interviewjpg
VIEW POST
Showing Up When You Say You Will
September 15th, 2014
|
no responses

Did you know that once you’ve been offered an interview, you’re doing so well? So, so well. Employers don’t choose to give everyone an interview, and it means that they like you and that you’ve got to a stage not everyone else has. Basically, other people have already been eliminated, so you’re one step closer… Read more »

hebron
VIEW POST
Member of the Week: Hebron
August 27th, 2014
|
no responses

Meet Hebron Warren, a 19-year-old graphic design student from Brooklyn, New York, whom we met few weeks ago at one of our open call events. “The best experience I had was having to answer the video questions. I felt like we were able to give off the best impression.” -Hebron Warren Watch and learn more… Read more »

camila on phone
VIEW POST
Member of the Week: Camila
August 12th, 2014
|
no responses

Name Camila Hernandez Aza Age 26 From Originally Bogota, Colombia, now lives in New York City Dream job Director of Brand Management Role Model My mother, my dad, Ivanka Trump, Brendon Burchard and others whose mission in life inspire me each day Apploi On-The-Go I love that Apploi is focused on certain industries and caters solely to the retail, hospitality… Read more »

bob memorial
VIEW POST
Job Advice to Veterans Re-entering Civilian Life
August 5th, 2014
|
no responses

  Bob Ravener, a widely-respected executive, life coach and veteran of the U.S. Navy, offers job advice to veterans re-entering civilian life. Bob served as a Strategic Weapons Submarine Officer aboard the USS Daniel Webster (SSBN 626), a fleet ballistic missile submarine and was awarded the Navy Achievement Medal for his tour of duty. He also… Read more »

book
VIEW POST
Bob Ravener on His Book Up! The Difference Between Today and Tomorrow Is You
August 1st, 2014
|
no responses

Bob Ravener a widely-respected executive and life coach, spoke to the Apploi Observer, about his book, “Up! The Difference Between Today and Tomorrow Is You” and offered advice for jobseekers. One of his favorite pieces of advice is: “I can’t control 100 percent of what happens to me, but I can control 100 percent of how I respond… Read more »

friendly barista
VIEW POST
QUIZ: Are You a People Person?
July 9th, 2014
|
no responses

How much of a people person are you really? Take our quiz and find out! Click and play on the image below.

starbuvks baristsa
VIEW POST
Starbucks: A People Company Serving Coffee
July 2nd, 2014
|
no responses

“We are not a coffee company serving people, we are a people company serving coffee.” Starbucks Corporation is synonymous with the most popular hot beverage in the U.S., but it is not only the highest quality coffee that Starbucks is committed to serving each day, according to the Partner Resources Manager of Starbucks, Nancy Murgalo.