3 Types of Jobs That Survived the Shutdown

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The economic shutdown that happened in early 2020 as a result of the coronavirus pandemic impacted every industry. Among the industries hit the hardest were retail, travel, and hospitality. Since people were required to shelter at home, shopping, traveling, staying in hotels, and dining in restaurants virtually stopped. Other industries that experienced downturns included manufacturing,… Read more »

Say Goodbye to 2020 and Prep Your Career For 2021

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A new year means new beginnings. As we wrap up 2020, it is time to make resolutions for your career in 2021. Your plans may include adding members to your network, gaining marketable skills, getting a promotion, or finding a new job. Whatever you set out to do, continue working toward your goals so they… Read more »

Reinventing Yourself, Your Job, and Your Career

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As 2020 comes to a close, you may be thinking about the changes you want to make in the new year. Like many people who have been working in the same industry for years, switching to a new industry may be part of your plan. Making the leap into uncharted territory is exciting. Trying something… Read more »

Diverse Ways to Express That You Are Thankful

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Giving thanks in the workplace is a great way to connect with coworkers. Showing sincere appreciation for what someone did to help you cultivates an attractive company culture. Expressing thankfulness for a colleague’s contributions and achievements increases cohesion and collaboration. Top talent will be attracted to your company because their work will be recognized and… Read more »

Do You Have What it Takes to Work in Construction?

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The construction industry is a great field to work in because it’s always in demand. There are always new projects, like office buildings, factories, schools, houses, stores and restaurants, that keep construction companies very busy, which means that they’re always hiring. And although there aren’t a lot of education requirements for jobs in this field,… Read more »

New Year, New Ewe: Why Being Sheepish at Work Isn’t Great for Your Career

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No matter how bossy your boss is or what your professional or educational background is, you are in control of your career. Your career is yours and only yours! It’s up to you to stand up for yourself, demand what you deserve, and advance your career in the direction of your choice. And the New… Read more »

Budget Tips That Are Extremely Valuable At Any Stage in Your Career

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It doesn’t matter how rich and successful you are, you always need to be mindful of your budget. Saving money isn’t glamorous, but if you can develop some skills and strategies early on, those will soon become second nature habits. And even if you’re rolling in dough now, you never know what’s around the corner—a… Read more »

3 Reasons Why Networking Often Leads to a Better Job

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Most people shy away from networking. It can be intimidating, awkward, draining, and time-consuming. When so many of us are already pressed for time, the last thing we want to do at the end of a long day is attend a “networking event.” We’d much rather meet up with friends, check in with our families,… Read more »

Top Benefits of Call Center Jobs

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Many companies are expanding their call centers, which means they’re looking to hire and fill those types of roles. Though ‘call center agent’ might not sound too prestigious, it’s definitely a position worth considering. You might be receiving inbound calls, helping customers troubleshoot, answering questions, or handling complaints. Or you might be making outbound calls—calling… 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 »