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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 »

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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 »

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We’ve all been there. You’re starting a new job and trying to settle in and get to know other staff members. It can feel a little overwhelming and anxiety inducing. Follow these tips to break the ice with your new co-workers. Prepare Your Introduction As the saying goes, “First impressions are lasting impressions.” An awkward… Read more »

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The communication level between employees and managers affects your business in several ways. It can impact productivity, morale, retention and more. So it’s vital to have healthy relationships and break any type of employee-manager barrier that may exist in your office. Here are three ways to do so. Provide Consistent Feedback Feedback has always been… Read more »

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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 »

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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 »

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You got a temp job — great! You love it — even better! Now it’s time to follow these five tips to turn your job into a full-time career. 1. Learn as Much as You Can About the Company A big part of succeeding at any job is knowing the company inside and out. And… Read more »

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Stress in the modern workplace has become somewhat of an epidemic. According to Stress.org, 80 percent of employees report feeling stress in the workplace, and 40 percent say their job is extremely stressful. If not kept in check, it can take a toll on your workers’ health, create conflicts and reduce productivity. Top Sources of… Read more »

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When preparing for an interview, don’t just consider about what you’re going to say – think about what you know. Be sure you’re knowledgeable about the company you’re interviewing with. Doing so should put you in the best possible position during an interview. Here are some tips for finding information and streamlining the process. Use… Read more »

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Being able to get to and from work is a critical part of holding down a job and staying in your boss’s good graces. But not everyone has the luxury of owning a vehicle. In fact, a recent study found, “An estimated 8.7 percent of U.S. households were without vehicles in 2016.” So, what do… Read more »