Basic Tech Knowledge You Need for Any Job in 2019!

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Technology has transformed the modern workplace and makes employees more efficient and productive. Having a basic idea of certain tech knowledge tends to make you a more desirable candidate and can increase your chances of landing a job. Here are some specific types of technology you’ll need to be familiar with in 2019. Microsoft Microsoft… Read more »

Putting in Your Two Weeks: Best Practices to Squash the Awkwardness

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No matter how you do it, leaving a job can be awkward. When resigning from a position, you want to do it with tact and follow best practices. Here are some tips for putting in your two-weeks notice and leaving on good terms. Talk to Your Boss One-on-One Most experts agree your boss is the… Read more »

Is It Possible to Be Too Eager for a Job Opportunity?

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You just applied to a job and you’re excited! You waited two weeks to follow up on your application, but now what? You want to email them again! But should you? Let’s find out if being too eager could be a bad thing. Respecting a Hiring Manager’s Schedule Following up after submitting an application is… Read more »

Should Your Job Search Be Mobile?

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How many minutes are you on your phone a day? Hours? With our lives now being on mobile, it’s only natural that your job search is too. In fact, 89 percent of job seekers say their mobile device is an important tool for job searching, and 45 percent use it to search for jobs at… Read more »

Don’t Be Fooled by These Tricky Interview Questions

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Hiring managers may throw a lot at you to assess your skills and see how good of a fit you would be for their job. Some of their questions may seem out of left field. Don’t let the season of April Fools mess your interview up! Prepare for any interview questions that may be thrown… Read more »

An Entry-Level Job … That Needs Experience. What Do I Do?

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Have you ever seen an entry-level job that needs two years’ experience? Do you feel like you would be a great fit but just don’t have the experience under your belt? Here’s how to handle this problem. Understand the Recruiter’s Mindset There are two main things you need to know in this type of situation…. Read more »

Get Up & Get Going! 4 Ways to Get Motivated for Your Workday

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Let’s be honest. Getting excited about going to work every day is difficult even for the most enthusiastic of employees. Fortunately, there are several techniques that can give you a spark and get you up and going. Here are four ways to get motivated for your workday. 1. Remember Why You Do What You Do… Read more »

What Does My MIG Welder Career Look Like?

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Metal inert gas (MIG) welding “is an arc welding process in which a continuous solid wire electrode is fed through a welding gun and into the weld pool, joining the two base materials together.” As the need for experienced welders increases, so does the demand for a subset of MIG welders. Here’s what a career… Read more »

Should I Submit a Resume as a Word Doc or PDF?

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Your resume is proofread and ready to go! Now, it’s time to submit it. But what format should you send in? Let’s find out. Two Main Types of Formats A Word Doc and Portable Document Format (PDF) are the two main types of formats that employers expect. One isn’t necessarily better than the other. It’s… Read more »

You May Be Googling Jobs, but Are You Googling Yourself?

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There are roughly 3.5 billion Google searches performed every single day. People use this search engine to find every type of information imaginable. Googling yourself is smart and can provide you with some helpful information including the following. How Google Works Google is incredibly sophisticated and uses complex algorithms to generate its results. While your… Read more »