Public Speaking Tips That Can Help You at Work

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The fear of public speaking is really common. And in extreme cases, it’s paralyzing. Some people completely freeze up, unable to remember anything they were supposed to say. But if you’re comfortable doing it, it can be a really valuable skill. Many employers are looking for effective public speakers, especially in leadership positions. Here are… Read more »

Is It Time to Go Medieval On Your Resume?

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In most cases your resume is the first piece of information employers ad learn about you when you apply for a job. So if you’re not getting any callbacks and hiring managers seem to be ignoring you, it might be time to revamp your resume. And though it’s a little daunting to have to start… 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 »

Millennial Month: The Great Balancing Act of Work, Family and Fun

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The urge to balance your work and personal life is always a battle. On one hand, you want to make sure you’re committing the necessary time to your career, but on the other you need to complement all that time grinding with a little fun. Not to mention that if you’re in a relationship or… Read more »

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 »

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 »

3 Reasons to Stay In Touch With Your Recruiter

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Recruiters pride themselves in being skilled at nurturing a deep network and maintaining solid relationships with talented and experienced professionals. Companies rely on them to find the most qualified candidates to fill their openings, so they look to touch base from time to time to see how you’re faring. They like to know how careers… 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 »