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Becoming a Tradesman: 4 Essential Skills to Excel in the Field

Tradesman come in all shapes and sizes and from all walks of life. Hard trades include electrical work, welders, auto mechanics, builders, and more. It doesn't matter which trade one specializes in. Customers are always looking for some key traits to be found in their hired tradesmen, in all areas of hiring. ...




Textbook Trauma? 3 Enjoyable Hands-on Careers To Consider

The academic grind isn't for everyone. Wanting to find a way through life that doesn't require a graduate degree doesn't mean you can't cut it in the real world - it means that you understand that some of the most lucrative job opportunities out there involve trades. ...




Fortune 500: Diversity by the Numbers

It’s well-documented that the C-suites and boardrooms of Fortune 500 companies are overwhelmingly white and male. What’s less clear is the makeup of the 28 million employees who work for them.
 
It's worth pointing out that the case has already been made for diversity improving the bottom line. ...




5 Tips to Enhance Your Resume

Your resume is the most powerful tool you have when it comes to landing the job you're seeking. To keep your resume out of the dreaded pile of rejects and boost your chances of employment, implement these five tips. 
 
1. Tailor Your Resume to Each Job
 
To make the hiring process more efficient and weed out unlikely candidates, companies use a keyword search. ...




Driving for a Living: Best Tips to Stay Safe

Driving down life’s highways can be dangerous for anyone. However, when you drive for a living, you are more prone to have incidents than someone who is a casual driver, if only for the fact that you drive more often. Drivers do a tough, and often onerous job. ...




What It Takes to Feel Comfortable When You're Working Away from Home

Myriad issues face the business traveler. Some of them have to do with dealing with technology logistics. Others relate to accommodations and travel. Still others, revolve around keeping extra stress at bay. If you have an upcoming trip, chances are you’re beginning to feel anxious for all of these reasons and more. ...




Tricks to Get An "In" With Your Dream Job After College

When looking for a job following college graduation, finding your absolute dream job can be a challenge. You might need to compromise on your childhood daydreams or start off in a lower-paying industry at first, especially as you gain traction and experience. ...




The Secret to Increased Productivity: Taking Time Off

As a college buddy was recounting a great trip to Europe, something snapped inside Jeff Platt. "It was like all of a sudden I woke up," recalls the CEO of Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park.Though only 24 at the time, Platt was exhausted. He'd been working 16-hour days, seven days a week, for two years since launching the Los Angeles-based company's second trampoline park, this one in St. ...




Planning the Future: How to Get a Higher Salary in Your Career Field

Planning the Future: How to Get a Higher Salary in Your Career Field
 
Most workers want to make more money. However, many are afraid to ask for it. If you’re currently in this predicament, you know what a pickle this situation can be. ...




Here Are the Business Podcasts You Should Be Listening To

There's a reason that podcasts are such a fast-growing medium. They're timely, convenient--perfect length for commuting--and usually free, like a radio station you program for yourself.
Whatever you're interested in, there's probably a podcast discussing it--politics, sports, history, music, language, storytelling--you name it. ...