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 »

Four Reasons to Consider a Temp Seasonal Job

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A temporary seasonal job can prove to be a pretty solid opportunity for you. Many companies look to hire temporary workers because they can do so quickly, adjust their staff to fit changing demand, and give candidates a trial period while they decide whether to hire that person long-term. But without the guarantee of permanent… 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 »

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 »

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 »