Learning about different phone interview tips is just as much understanding the interview process, as it is understanding the phone interview process. Everyone loves landing an interview because it means that your resume (and other credentials) left enough of an impression that someone liked you - they really liked you! … [Read more...] about 5 Phone Interview Tips to Get That Job
Archives for September 2019
Wondering how to get out of a rut? You're not alone. Bill Murray found himself stuck in a rut, as the reporter Phil covering the insanity of Groundhog Day. Every day, Phil awoke at the same time, with the same Sonny & Cher tune playing, within the same hotel room. Not only was Phil stuck in a career rut, he was completely immersed in a life rut. It took dramatic changes to his personality to extricate himself from the rut, but Phil eventually moved on with his life and hence, his career. One of the most perplexing problems professionals face involves learning how to get out of a rut. … [Read more...] about How to Get Out of a Rut
Ask 10 people to describe their favorite cheesecake and you might receive 10 different answers. That should never be the case for describing what makes a good employee. Sure, employers differ on some of the traits that define good employees, but six characteristics separate run-of-the-mill employees from employees that make significant contributions to your business. … [Read more...] about What Makes a Good Employee?
The US is home to over 70,000 commercial construction businesses, with that figure predicted to rise. This means there are plenty of jobs available in construction, and there is a diverse range of paths to take. However, construction is considered one of the more dangerous occupations, so if you’re interested in beginning a career in this field, it’s worth being aware of some of the potential hazards so you can check that safety measures are in place at any company you consider working for. … [Read more...] about Minimize The Risk: Know What Hazards To Look For When Applying For Construction Work
It’s understandable why someone might be looking for a career with a short training program or perhaps training that can be done primarily on-the-job. This is particularly true with the ongoing student loan debt crisis, and the effects so many Americans are feeling as a result. … [Read more...] about The Best Jobs for Short and On-the-Job Training Programs
A recent survey has provided data to back up the adage that it’s easier to find a new job while you still have one—80 percent of human resources professionals view job seekers who currently have jobs as more likely to become valued employees than applicants who are unemployed. Clearly, this presents a dilemma: How do you find your next position efficiently and discreetly while you still have a job that demands your time and attention? The main challenges to a smooth transition from your current job to your next are finding the time to undertake a job hunt, making sure your current employer does not find out you are looking at a stage that might jeopardize your employment status, and providing references. Planning ahead can make each of these obstacles a bit easier to clear. … [Read more...] about 3 Tips for Finding a New Job When You Already Have One
Whether you love or loathe your current job, I’ll bet that you wish it paid you more money. In fact, I think most of us wish we all had a little extra disposable income each month. When did the cost of living get so high? And why don’t our wages reflect that? … [Read more...] about The art of the side hustle – 5 ways you could be making more money from home
The streets are once again clogged with yellow buses. Children are jamming straws into Carpi Sun drinks across the country. The teacher christens a new blackboard with the first morsel of chalk. It must be back to school time! … [Read more...] about 10 Back to School Tips for WORK
Run spell check and grammar check on your resume before submitting it. Have someone else review it in case you’ve duplicated a bullet or made a mistake grammar checkers won’t recognize. These are tips we have all heard before. That’s why the mistakes count so much against you when you make them. However, the obvious mistakes aren’t the worst ones you could make. The worst mistakes you may make on your resume are the ones you don’t realize are a mistake. … [Read more...] about Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make On Your Resume
These exercises to do at work can have a huge impact on your mood and productivity. The typical office situation is sitting down at a desk for 8 hours every day, with minimal breaks or physical activities to break it up. This can negatively affect your health, but also the quality of your work and overall energy level. Sitting all day increases health risks and induces boredom. No need to run a marathon - it doesn’t take much to get major health benefits from doing basic exercises at work. So here’s why you should start exercising at work, and what exercises to do at work! … [Read more...] about The Benefits of Exercise. Plus, Exercises To Do at Work!