Three Ways You Can Make A Change

Our Account Manager, Mary Alice, stitched homemade masks.
Our Account Manager, Mary Alice, stitched homemade masks.

With businesses still in the process of opening, many who regularly volunteer in their community are left wondering how they can continue to make an impact. The good news is that virtual work is becoming more popular as technology continues to grow. In addition, short-term opportunities arise frequently based on events and happenings nearby.

Here are three ways you can continue to make a change today:

  1. Apply for a contact tracing position with Astyra.
  2. Stitch homemade masks and give them away.
  3. Virtually teach students.

If none of these meet your skill set, a great resource to find other virtual volunteer opportunities is Have additional ideas? Comment them below!

RVA Career Expo 2019

Shaila and Victor

What better way to start a new month than with a job offer?

Shaila and Victor represented Astyra at the latest RVA Career Expo. They spoke with various interested candidates about open positions and why Astyra should be their choice company. They also passed out cool Astyra swag to anyone passing by!

Tips For Your 2019 Job Search

If you plan on looking for a new job in 2019, then you’ll want to pay attention to these tips, they’ll help you launch and execute an effective 2019 job search.

1. Don’t depend on job boards – reach out to the hiring managers or recruiting agencies. 
2. Follow up, Follow up – create lists of the companies that you apply for and follow up on the status of your application. 
3. Prepare for the interview – talk to your recruiter, reach out to friends, practice, practice, practice it makes a difference
The market is saturated with candidates, the trick is differentiating yourself from the pack.
What tips do you have? Comment them below.

Fall 2018 Job Fairs

Vivia and Dionne

Astyra tabled the Virginia State University and Reynolds College job fairs in September and the RVA Career Expo earlier this month. 

At the three events, individuals were given the opportunity to learn more about us as well as receive information on available jobs. We also handed out cool Astyra swag such as sunglasses and rubber wristbands.

We believe job fairs are a great chance for people to find possible employers in a stress-free environment. We’re glad we were able to enlighten the community on some career options we have.