Ingenious Ways to Land New Jobs When You Need Them

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The job market is getting better, but it’s still fiercely competitive out there. Unemployment is low, but jobseekers are figuring out clever ways to set themselves apart from the rest of the competition. Employers appreciate creativity as long as you can also demonstrate professionalism and that you’re serious about the job. Here are some ingenious… Read more »

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 »

Strategies for Finding a Great Job This Fall

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It’s hard to know where to start when you’re looking for a job. If you haven’t outlined a plan or narrowed down a field, you can waste a lot of time—time that could be spent earning money if you could just snag the perfect job in your desired field. But now that the summer lull… Read more »

Why Do Office Jobs Disappear So Quickly?

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Office jobs are popular. The hours are predictable, they’re not physically demanding, there are lots of commitment options, benefits are decent, and many of them can be done remotely. Here are several other reasons why office jobs disappear so quickly. Predictable hours Most office jobs start in the morning and end in the late afternoon… Read more »

What Are the Best Light Industrial Jobs?

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Light industrial jobs involve a lot of the same qualities as heavier industrial jobs, but on a smaller scale. These companies usually produce consumer items, such as clothing, small electronics, and household appliances. Light industrial jobs usually don’t require special skills or a college degree and provide the opportunity to develop skills and advance their… 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 »

Why You Should Look at a Variety of Jobs Before You Commit

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As you begin your job search, look at as many positions and opportunities as possible. The more knowledge you have various prospects, the better prepared you’ll be to make a confident, educated decision about your career.  #1: Look beyond the name  Some job-seekers are seduced by a glamorous company or a fancy job title that might… 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 »

3 Things to Remember If You Want a Job in the Medical Field

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There are many reasons to consider a job in the medical field. First, there are so many different options; from doctor to nurse to physician assistant to home health aide to administrative assistant. If you’re a people person, you can pursue a role where you’re caring for patients and interacting with all types of people… Read more »

So, You Don’t Have a Ton of Experience? So What!

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Sometimes you find a job description that highlights a need for experience. You want to get into the industry but have no experience. How can you gain experience if no one will hire you? It’s a paradox, but there are lots of different routes to get to the next level in your career. Here are… Read more »