Video Game Play 2021 08 30 14 25 31 Utc
  • Publish Date: Posted about 2 years ago
  • Author:by Cole Sheeks

4 Ways Playing Video Games Can Help You Find A Great Job

4 Ways Playing Video Games Can Help You Find A Great Job ​​These days, it seems like everybody is turning to video games as a way to spend their free time. Whether you play competitively or just for fun, gaming provides an outlet for people of all ages and abilities. But can all those hours on the Xbox actually be beneficial to your future career? Here at Accurate Personnel, our team of career advice experts is convinced that whether you are spending time in fantasy lands, sharpening your MLG skills, or simply reliving childhood nostalgia, video gaming is a great way to enhance your future career path.Here are 4 ways that playing video games can help you find a great job and a few gaming recommendations from our staff.Video games promote problem solving skillsNo matter the industry, every job requires critical thinking skills. Working these skills out during your free time can help you develop important workplace tools.Build your problem solving skills with: Portal 2, Super Mario, or Little Big PlanetVideo games help build cooperation and social skillsAlmost every job requires some sort of communication and teamwork. The same is true for online gaming. In order to compete with the best, gamers must learn how to cooperate.Contribute to the team by playing: Call of Duty, Fortnite, and World of WarcraftVideo games help you learn technologyWhether you are in IT or just have trouble with emails, learning how to interact with technology is vital to the success of your career.Learn how to use technology with: Minecraft, Roblox, or anything with modsVideo games are a great way to build resilience and determinationEvery gamer knows how frustrating failure can be. Learning how to move past setbacks and take the next step is crucial in all walks of life, especially your professional one.Show your resilience by playing: Subnautica, Dark Souls, or CupheadIf you enjoyed these excuses to extend your next gaming session, share this blog with a friend. Then, when you are ready for your next job, head over to www.accurateusa.com to learn about our wide ranging pool of employment opportunities. Our industry professionals are ready to help make your job search a breeze. Visit any of our local branches for one-on-one consultation with our team or give us a call at 833-GO-4-JOBS to get started today!

Share this Article
Back to Blogs

4 Ways Playing Video Games Can Help You Find A Great Job

These days, it seems like everybody is turning to video games as a way to spend their free time. Whether you play competitively or just for fun, gaming provides an outlet for people of all ages and abilities. But can all those hours on the Xbox actually be beneficial to your future career? 

Here at Accurate Personnel, our team of career advice experts is convinced that whether you are spending time in fantasy lands, sharpening your MLG skills, or simply reliving childhood nostalgia, video gaming is a great way to enhance your future career path.

Here are 4 ways that playing video games can help you find a great job and a few gaming recommendations from our staff.

Video games promote problem solving skills

No matter the industry, every job requires critical thinking skills. Working these skills out during your free time can help you develop important workplace tools.

Build your problem solving skills with: Portal 2, Super Mario, or Little Big Planet

Video games help build cooperation and social skills

Almost every job requires some sort of communication and teamwork. The same is true for online gaming. In order to compete with the best, gamers must learn how to cooperate.

Contribute to the team by playing: Call of Duty, Fortnite, and World of Warcraft

Video games help you learn technology

Whether you are in IT or just have trouble with emails, learning how to interact with technology is vital to the success of your career.

Learn how to use technology with: Minecraft, Roblox, or anything with mods

Video games are a great way to build resilience and determination

Every gamer knows how frustrating failure can be. Learning how to move past setbacks and take the next step is crucial in all walks of life, especially your professional one.

Show your resilience by playing: Subnautica, Dark Souls, or Cuphead

If you enjoyed these excuses to extend your next gaming session, share this blog with a friend. Then, when you are ready for your next job, head over to www.accurateusa.com to learn about our wide ranging pool of employment opportunities. Our industry professionals are ready to help make your job search a breeze.

Visit any of our local branches for one-on-one consultation with our team or give us a call at 833-GO-4-JOBS to get started today!

Latest Blogs

View All Blogs
Image 20240329 095915 033
A Day in the Life of Chance Rose: Keyboard Craftsman and Barista Extraordinaire

​"Deep within the technological trenches that are Accurate Personnel’s IT office, Chance Rose sits among the chaos of cables and keyboards in his workplace sanctuary. The Systems Administrator at A...

Img 9277
A Day in the Life of Vanessa Santoscoy: Staffing Star, Soccer Mom, and Savvy Strategist

​"Meet Vanessa Santoscoy, recruiting ace, staffing extraordinaire, and Senior Account Manager at Accurate Personnel - Ontario. Vanessa is a leading contributor for the AP team, filling key high-vol...

Unnamed (6)
A Day in the Life of Abraham Ramos-Santos: A Symphony of Staffing, Artistry, and Achievement

​"Meet Abraham Ramos-Santos, the wizard behind the curtain at Accurate Personnel's Indianapolis branch. If you ever find yourself in need of someone who can balance the chaos of staffing with the f...

Diverse Warehouse Team Create Empowerment Confide 2023 11 27 05 25 24 Utc
Drew Wesley: Pioneering Safety Excellence at Accurate Personnel

"Drew emphasizes the pivotal role of a commitment to safety in creating a healthy work environment. The core principle that no company should knowingly put its employees at risk underscores Accurat...

Wearhouse Workers 2023 11 27 04 57 40 Utc
​John Gonnella and Accurate Personnel: A Winning Formula for Safety and Well-being

"Accurate Personnel's success in winning the MRMH Award is not just a recognition of their commitment to safety but also a testament to the collaborative efforts of individuals like John Gonnella, ...

Mrmh Award Accurate Still1
Accurate Personnel Celebrates MRMH Award Victory with a Focus on Safety and Employee Well-being

"At Accurate, our primary goal is to provide top-tier industry-leading staffing solutions to meet the needs of our clients, while creating a safe and healthy environment for our associates. Additio...

Unnamed (6)
A Day in the Life of Debbie DelSanto: Disney, Dogs, and a Dash of DIY

​"Debbie's workspace is a vibrant mix of professionalism and Disney enchantment. Dual monitors, Post-It Notes galore, and a monthly planner that holds all the secrets to keeping clients happy at th...

Studio Shot Of A Group Of Corporate Businesspeople 2023 11 27 05 06 20 Utc
Introducing Stretch Hire: Revolutionizing Semi-Skilled Hiring for Your Company

"But what exactly is Stretch Hire, you may ask? Well, it's the ultimate solution tailored for those semi-skilled positions within the $20 to $34 per hour range. These are roles where locating quali...

Unnamed (6)
A Day in the Life of Marie Rodriguez: Direct Hire Gold Mines, Double Plays, and a Dash of Delectable Delights

"Meet Marie Rodriguez, the unstoppable force behind Accurate Personnel's Elgin Branch. With six years of dedicated service at Accurate and an impressive 16 years in the staffing world, Marie is not...

Professional Heavy Industry Worker At Factory Mult 2022 12 02 01 14 39 Utc
​Company Values: The Magnetic Force for Attracting and Retaining Top Talent

"At Accurate, we can point to these clients and communities that we’ve built long-standing relationships with. Honesty and trust are integral elements of any business relationship that is built to ...

You Are Beautiful Pic
A Day in the Life of Jorge Guevara: Finding the Beauty in Life, One Steel-Toe Shoe at a Time

"Amidst the paperwork and tasks, Jorge's desk tells its own story. Pinned between family photos, you'll find a collection of stickers, each proclaiming a simple yet powerful message: YOU ARE BEAUTI...

Congratulations You Are Hired 2022 12 17 06 34 07 Utc
Fill Your Open Roles Fast!: Accurate's Q4 Hiring Guide

As an industry leader in staffing for the past 45 years, our dedicated team understands the unique challenges of the light industrial and manufacturing sectors. If you need help hiring your Q4 staf...

Industrial Factory Worker Working In Metal Manufac 2022 02 25 02 35 09 Utc
​Streamline Your Business and Enhance Your Efficiency 

If you are struggling with streamlining and need to boost your efficiency fast, we highly encourage you to call our team of staffing professionals at Accurate Personnel! We have been industry leade...