Five Myths About Working With Recruiters 

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While the current unemployment numbers still look bleak, companies are, nevertheless, hiring. And recruiters are reporting that they are now busier than they have been in several years. That could be good news for you if you’re looking for a job; unfortunately, many people have misconceptions about what recruiters do. Let’s bust some myths!  MYTH:… Read more »

How to Pick the Right Work Boot

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If you’re required to wear protective footwear on the job, choosing the right pair can be overwhelming. Selecting the right shoes in general, and work boots in particular, is a more confusing process than many people imagine. But it doesn’t have to be. Take a look at the considerations below before you start your search.   Consider The Types of… Read more »

Assembly Line Work, Putting it all Together

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If your job search has led you to apply for a position on an assembly line, you may be wondering what that type of work it involves and what skills you need to do the job. We have you covered!   What does an assembly line worker do?   Assembly line workers create mechanical parts and put… Read more »

Why You Should Take a Seasonal Job

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Seasonal jobs catch a lot of flak from jobseekers. Not only are they typically quite limited in duration, but they sometimes require long hours and minimal pay. However, there are a lot of benefits to taking on seasonal jobs – especially if you’re specifically looking for temporary work.   Extra income: Seasonal jobs are often used as… Read more »

Mistakes to Avoid in Your First 90-Days

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The first 90 days at a new job are generally pretty busy. On top of having to assimilate into your new role and become familiar with your coworkers, you’ll likely have to fill out paperwork, perform skills testing, and more. However, there are some things that you should avoid, especially within the first 90 days… Read more »

What Does Your Body Language Say?

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Although we don’t always realize it, our body language is often louder than our words. Not only does it give away hints about our overall mood and personal feelings, but it can have a serious impact in our professional success – especially during the interview process.    Start with a Handshake   If possible, try to begin… Read more »

You Landed an Interview, Now What?

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The standard interview process can be a stressful task, but it all pays off once the interview is over, and you find out that you’ve got the job. Until that happens, however, it’s all too easy to get stuck in a hole of worry and anticipation. To make your wait a little bit easier, and… Read more »

How to Manage Stress in The Workplace

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Stress in the workplace is unavoidable. In fact, some of us work better under pressure and know how to adapt to highly stressful environments. For others, however, undue stress just makes it even more challenging to excel daily. In cases like this, it’s helpful to learn how to manage and minimize your stress levels while on… Read more »

Overcoming Self-Doubt When Starting a New Job

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Self-doubt can be a real motivation killer – especially in the workplace. Not only can it hamper your performance and your ability to complete your day-to-day responsibilities, but it can cause you to miss entire workdays, which will ultimately end up in your termination. While it’s natural to experience some amount of self-doubt, especially when… Read more »

Red Flags – How You Know When You NEED to Leave Your Job

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Are you working at a dead-end job? Have you been unhappy in your current position for a while now? If so, you should take these as immediate red flags. There’s no use in staying at a job if you’re unhappy – especially when there are plenty of other opportunities out there. But what other red… Read more »