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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!

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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!

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