The Pros and Cons of Having an Infographic Resume

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An infographic uses images, color and text to present information, and there has been an emerging trend to use this format when putting together a resume. Infographic resumes are mostly used by creative types, particularly graphic designers and layout artists for obvious reasons. Generally speaking, you’ll want to stick to the traditional text resume to… Read more »

Assessing and Cleaning Up Your Online Presence Before Job Hunting

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Your online presence is an important part of your personality, especially when looking for a job. That should make you think: Have I been a courteous and socially responsible online, or have I been a crass, offensive troll? Prior to the interview stage, hiring personnel considering your application may have never met you, and all… Read more »

Tips for Mastering the Final Round Interview

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If you’ve made it to the final interview for a job you really want, congratulations! You’ve beat out a lot of other candidates and deserve a pat on the back. That being said, this isn’t the time to kick back and rest on your laurels. There’s still work to be done. Not only do you… Read more »

Important Warehouse Safety Tips

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Regardless of its size, the typical warehouse is filled with all kinds of hazards, such as heavy loads on high platforms and moving machinery. It’s important for everyone in a warehouse to remain vigilant when it comes to safety. Statistics show that thousands of people are hurt or killed in warehouse accidents. You can keep… Read more »

The Best Ways to Stay Productive While Unemployed

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Whether you’re unemployed by choice or not, it’s important to stay productive while not working a full-time job. The worst thing you can do is sit around and lament your situation. If you’re looking to get back to full-time employment as soon as possible, you should be spending multiple hours a day looking for that… Read more »

How to Get Hired With a Questionable Job History

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When you apply for a job, a hiring manager looks at all of your professional abilities, education and work history. If your work history isn’t the greatest, you may have something of a disadvantage. The good news is, a subpar work history can be effectively managed throughout the application process. From customizing your resume to… Read more »

Are You Familiar With The Three “Rs” of Resume Writing?

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There’s a lot of resume writing advice out there, and keeping it straight can be pretty difficult. If you find all this advice a bit confusing, just keep three ‘Rs’ in mind: Relevance, results and realism. In addition to being a simple-to-remember, the three Rs approach is designed to get you thinking like an employer…. Read more »

There Are Many Benefits of Learning a Skilled Trade

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For years, we’ve heard about the importance of earning a college degree and one of the unfortunate byproducts of that emphasis has been a massive decline in the number of people entering the skilled trades. The fact is, skilled trades offer a lot of earning potential and career satisfaction. With the cost of a college… Read more »

Important Skills Needed to be a CNC Machine Operator

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A computer numerically controlled (CNC) machine is an industrial tool with programming capabilities for automated operation. CNC machines are typically used in creation of machine parts that require a high degree of precision or have fine details, including medical devices and automotive parts. A CNC machine operator must be knowledgeable in machining processes, qualities of… Read more »

Three Tips for Safely Operating a Forklift

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Forklift operators have a big responsibility to do their job safely, as a forklift can be a dangerous piece of machinery: Almost 100,000 workers are injured in forklift-related incidents each year. With that sobering statistic in mind, below is a short list of essential safety tips for forklift operators. Before operation First and foremost, forklifts… Read more »