How a Welding Apprenticeship Will Help Your Career

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The advantages of a welding apprenticeship are well known by those in the industry, but perhaps not so obvious for those assessing their career options. One of the biggest benefits of an apprenticeship is a chance to kickstart a welding career. Welders must successfully finish a certified training program to be allowed to work in… Read more »

Do These 5 Things to Stand Out at Your New Job

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  During the first week or so at a new job, it’s easy to stand out. You’re the new guy or girl that people want to meet. After that initial honeymoon phase, however, it is very easy to start blending in with the other employees. Of course, doing an excellent job can make you stand… Read more »

How to Find a Job Immediately after Graduation

  Congratulations! You’ve made it through the marathon study sessions, massive projects and nerve-racking exams to finally earn that coveted degree. Here’s the bad news: Your work has only just begun. Ideally, you’ve developed a network within your study program, interned and/or put your academic work to use on the job. Even if you haven’t,… Read more »

How to Build Your Confidence Before Going Into Your Next Interview

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  When you walk into a job interview, you know you’re up against other candidates, and your chances of success largely hinge on your performance. Given these stakes, it’s perfectly natural to feel anxious before a job interview. Unfortunately, normal nervousness about a job interview can be seen as a lack of confidence in the… Read more »

How to Win the Job by Acing Your First Impression

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  First impressions can make or break any relationship. People’s perception of you start with an initial encounter, which may last no longer than a just few seconds. These perceptions can make or break your chances of getting a job you are seeking. Making a great first impression isn’t about changing who you are. It… Read more »

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 »

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?

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  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 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 »