Millennial Month: How to Plant the Seeds For a Fruitful Career

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So you’re just starting out in your career and you need to make sure you get off on the right foot. And if you lay the right groundwork, you absolutely will. In fact, there are a lot of things you can do right now that will pay off later on. Here’s how you can plant… Read more »

How Do You Know Your Interview Went Well?

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You know that feeling—you bounce out of the interview room with confidence! You know it went well, though you can’t quite put your finger on why. You just feel good about the whole job interview and you’re pretty sure you got the job. Or that you at least impressed them. But there’s always that doubt… Read more »

4 Ways to Hurdle Job Search Barriers

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Every job search is bound to have it’s barriers and setbacks. After all, it’s an ambitious endeavor and if it were easy, people would be switching jobs all the time, every time they got frustrated at work. And the best ways to get your application and resume noticed is by taking the more challenging route,… Read more »

You Do Not Need To Spend 20 Minutes On a Job Application

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Filling out job applications can be frustrating! There’s no guarantee that you’ll hear back, and sometimes it doesn’t seem worth the effort. You might fill out several dozen applications only to land one or two interviews. In fact, you might not hear back from several of them at all and you wonder whether the online… Read more »

Who Can I Use as a Job Reference?

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Excellent question. A job reference is not something to take lightly. It’s tempting to put your best friend since grade school on there because you know they’ll say glowing things. Or that best friend’s mom—you’ve always been her favorite. But chances are they won’t be able to say much that’s really useful for a hiring… Read more »

What Skilled Jobs Are Hiring?

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Baby boomers have filled a lot of our country’s skilled trade jobs for decades. But as that generation retires, those jobs need to be filled. In fact, 62% of companies are currently struggling to fill important skilled trade positions and almost three-fourths of those companies predict that they’ll have a significant shortfall of those workers… Read more »

6 Strategies for Starting 2019 Off Right

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The start of a new year is a great time to reflect on your career and plan your next move. It might seem like you’re a long way off from that cushy corner office or that management role you’ve been dreaming of, but the greatest success stories start with one single step. Begin today, knowing… Read more »

Community Resources for Finding a New Job

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Operating a job search can be a full-time job. There are tons of avenues and resources out there and you want to make sure you’re keeping all your options open and pursuing all opportunities, you’ve got to invest a lot of time. In addition to keeping your social media profiles up-to-date and getting your resume… Read more »

How to Add to Your Resume with Transferrable Skills

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interview or two. It needs to have your education and experience in addition to your achievements, resume summary, and key skills. And the skills might be the most important part because they can set you apart from the top candidates. Here’s how to add transferrable sills to you resume. 5 Tips For Your Resume 1…. Read more »

How to Stay Safe at Work During the Winter Months

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The winter months can bring many safety hazards and dangerous working conditions, especially around construction sites. The temperature dips, causing bad weather, ice and snow, increasing the risk for slips, falls, and illnesses. Here are some safety tips on how to stay safe during the winter months. 6 Winter Work Safety Tips 1. Keep track… Read more »