Safety Short: Get Familiar With Personal Protective Equipment

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Most accidents occur in a split second, and depending on the severity, they could be life-changing. Personalized protective equipment will protect you in the workplace where you’re most vulnerable—your eyes, head, hands, and feet. If there’s an accident, you can always replace your hard hat, safety goggles, or gloves, but you can’t replace a piece… Read more »

3 Reasons a Talent Shortage is a Fantastic Opportunity for Your Career

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A talent shortage means that greater demand for talent can lead to greater opportunities. Candidates are far from desperate, so they can weigh their options and take their time exploring every possibility before accepting an offer. Meanwhile, companies have to appeal to the best, most talented candidates by showing that they’re the best place to… Read more »

Safety Short: How Can You Protect Your Back?

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Back problems are very real for millions of people. And when your back is injured, it affects everything you do, every little movement you make. Some can be very, very serious and require surgery and others can be fixed with ice and proper rest. But even if your job doesn’t require a lot of physical… Read more »

5 Items Every Well-Written Resume Needs

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Your resume is a hugely important document in your life! It’s the difference between you getting achieving the next step in your career and…not. It’s the difference between you snatching a job that fulfills your life’s goals and having a job that’s just a job. So you have to make sure it grabs the reader’s… Read more »

4 Reasons You Should Consider a Summer Seasonal Job

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Summer is an exciting time for a lot of reasons! Now you can add “getting a summer job” to the list! In fact, summer brings a huge surge in job opportunities. Think tourism, agriculture, warehouse jobs, or even retail. If you can find a position that matches your skills, schedule and salary requirements, you can… Read more »

5 Soft Skills You Need to Develop Now

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Soft skills are crucial to a successful career. They can’t be taught in a classroom or measured on paper, but they can be detected by hiring managers. Degrees, certifications, and years of experience don’t mean much without the proper combination of soft skills. Here are five soft skills you need to develop right now to… Read more »

What’s the Right Way to Leave a Job?

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Before you decide to leave a job, think it through and make sure that this is absolutely the best decision for you. You don’t want to burn a bridge before it’s too late! Here are six steps to follow to make sure you follow professional protocol and don’t lose respect from your colleagues and bosses…. Read more »

Who Should I Use as a Reference?

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A professional reference is a recommendation from someone who can attest to your qualifications for a job. You want to choose someone who has a pretty solid knowledge of you as a worker, not necessarily as a friend or a brother or a parent. Those people don’t hurt, but keep in mind that you want… Read more »

4 Steps to Writing the Perfect Resume

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Writing a resume is tough and time-consuming. It seems stressful, but it’s totally worth the effort. The average recruiter spends six seconds scanning each resume before he decides which pile to toss it into, so yours needs to grab his attention quickly! Here are four steps to writing the perfect resume that will get you… Read more »

Three Things She Did to Start a New Career Path

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Changing careers can be a scary milestone. But when you’re disinterested, uninspired, or even unhappy at work, you need to make a change. Fortunately, it can be a rewarding process, and a career you love is well worth it! Here are three things she did to move toward a new career that you can replicate…. Read more »