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“Keep the shiny side up and the muddy side down,” is an old trucker saying that means in dry or sloppy weather, drivers kept trucks upright and on or near the roadway. It doesn’t mean a truck never got away from me. That happened in the wee hours of a late winter morning, when heavy snow and… Read more »

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When you’re working in a bad job, you might spend hours dreaming about how you are going to go out in a blaze of glory and finally tell everyone what you really think of them. However, once you do get that opportunity, it might be best to put your two-week notice in and quietly play… Read more »

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Smartphones provide several apps to deal with tasks more effectively both inside and outside the office. However, that added productivity can come at cost, upsetting your work-life balance as some workplaces expect you to be available outside of the normal office hours. Your smartphone doesn’t have to be the enemy to your personal time. By… Read more »

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Searching for a job usually takes a lot longer, is more tiresome and becomes more aggravating than you expect. Between scouring job boards, customizing resumes, networking and going on interviews, you might start to become a little frazzled, haggard and down in the dumps. One simple trick to help you stay upbeat is to buy… Read more »

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Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) has signed new legislation that could eventually increase speed limits on certain roadways and also includes an increase from 60 to 65 mph for commercial trucks. The bills, HBs 4423-2227, will allow the speed limit to be raised to 75 mph on 600 miles of freeways and up to 65… Read more »

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Soft skills are essential for all employees to have, and delivery drivers are no different. These skills are particularly useful when a driver is interacting with a client, confronted with a traffic issue or asked to adopt new procedures. If you want to hire drivers that are more valuable than they appear on a resume… Read more »

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Originally posted by Tidewater Community College, January 30, 2017 A new partnership between Tidewater Community College and the Virginia Ship Repair Association (VSRA) offers marine welding training for students seeking employment in one of the hottest fields around. TCC will graduate its first class as part of the VSRA Pre-Hire Marine Skills Training Program on… Read more »

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It is a leader’s responsibility to lead their team on to success. But, successful leadership doesn’t happen with a snap of the fingers; it’s a daily routine, which can tire out even the most determined workers. To keep their team inspired, great leaders try to connect with their workers, communicate effectively, encourage their team and… Read more »

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Last year was a challenging but remarkable year for all of us here at NSC Technologies. During our 16 years in business there is one thing that we have come to count on, our business is predictably unpredictable.  There are so many outside forces that drive our success; the economy, energy prices, military spending cycles,… Read more »

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Winter is a beautiful time of year in some part’s of the country. Who doesn’t love snow-capped mountains and icicles hanging from tree branches? Winter can also be a very dangerous time of year. If you plan on driving during the winter for work or pleasure it pays to practice a few safe driving tips… Read more »