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 »

How to Impress Your Employer If You’re an Introvert

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Introverted people are generally perceived as shy, quiet, aloof, withdrawn and timid. These are tough impressions to break when you’re trying to get noticed in a job, especially when you’re surrounded by louder, more extroverted colleagues. And if your boss is an extrovert, such a mismatch of energy might result in miscommunications that could make… Read more »

Start Your New Job Well With These 4 Tips

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Congratulations on your new job! Changing jobs can be very stressful. The first three months are often an extension of the interview process as you learn a new role while navigating social and organizational norms and trying to please the new boss. But those who are prepared in those first days are more focused, more… Read more »