How to Add Your Personality Into Your Job Search

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  Looking for a job can feel very rules-driven: Resumes and cover letter must follow certain formats and include specific information, while interviewers expect you to have strong answers for standard interview questions. With all this repetition and structure, job seekers can easily fall into the trap of becoming rigid and robotic. While certain parts… Read more »

Why Having Fun at Work Is Good for Business

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  According to the American Institute of Stress, work is the reason for 46 percent of all stress reported by adults in the U.S., but the level of work stress varies significantly based on job title and location. In addition to being troubling on a personal level, stress can also have an adverse effect on… Read more »

Healthy Living Tips for Truck Drivers

Healthy Living Tips for Truck Drivers

  Truck drivers know: Life on the road quickly develops into lifestyle. Unfortunately, this lifestyle often means negative impacts on the driver’s own health. On average, truck drivers have more health issues and shorter life spans than men and women in other occupations. A lack of activity, confined workspace and diesel fumes can all have… Read more »

What’s the Best Time of Day to Apply for a New Job?

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  You may have thought a lot about the format for your resume, how to word your cover letters and the best way to network, but have you given much thought to when you should send in a job application? According to newly released data from the employment platform TalentWorks, the best time to apply… Read more »

More Women in Skilled Trades is Good for Business

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  While a lot of media attention has been given to the advancement of women in the entertainment business, that isn’t the only field where women are starting to have a greater impact. Women are starting to have a much bigger impact in the skilled trades and are expected to enjoy a crucial role in… Read more »

What Can You Expect From a Mid-Level Electrical Engineering Career?

Electrical Engineering Career

  Electrical engineers design, create and evaluate electrical and electronic systems. The job involves many different kinds of technology, from the wiring systems of buildings to telecommunications equipment. Electrical engineers can specialize in a specific field, like telecommunications, or they can be a generalist. You can find work as an electrical engineer in many different… Read more »

What Makes the Best Employees Leave Great Companies?

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  Turnover has always been a challenge for companies, but with a tight labor market and the modern workplace becoming increasingly collaborative – attrition has become more of a concern than ever. In “bad” companies, people leave for obvious reasons: Maybe they don’t feel trusted, they have a bad boss or they aren’t getting paid… Read more »

What Other Skills Do You Need Besides a Clean Driving Record?

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  According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, commercial truck driving is among the fastest-growing occupations, with employers posting thousands of job openings annually. That’s not surprising given that almost 70 percent of inland freight is transported by truck, based on data from the American Trucking Association (ATA). Truck driver jobs differ significantly in terms… Read more »

Your Competition Wants to Steal Your Top Performers

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  Employee retention is fundamental to the long-term success of a company. Holding onto top staff members supports a high level of customer satisfaction, sales, organizational planning and company-wide morale. In today’s tight labor market, employee retention is more important than ever, as companies desperate for talent increasingly look to poach employees from other organizations.… Read more »

Skills-Based vs. Traditional: Which Resume Is for You?

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  Your resume should show you are the ideal person for the job. However, if you’re a recent graduate with no work experience or you’re trying to change careers and want to list your transferable skills over experience in a different industry, you’re going to need a skills-based resume. The conventional reverse-chronological format may be… Read more »