Want to Turn Your Temporary Position into a Permanent Job?

When you’re looking to convert your temporary position to a permanent one, it can be hard not to overthink your performance and how much people like you.   But rather than basing your mindset on the reactions of others, you should be focused on making contributions and providing value. There’s never a guarantee that a temporary position will become a… Read more »

3 Ways to Move Past Job Rejection 

Unfortunately, rejection is a part of life, and hopefully, you’ve reached adulthood with a healthy appreciation of that fact.   That being said, it’s perfectly normal and healthy to be upset by rejection. Fortunately, there are many things you can do to get over any negative feelings. Below are a few steps you can take to get over job rejection.  1) Keep… Read more »

Keep Your Career Recession-Proof with These Tips

The economy was surging ahead and the labor market was extremely tight. However, what goes up must come down, as they say. Some experts predicted that the economy would slow down in 2020, possibly due to the coronavirus outbreak. Even if some massive external influence didn’t hit the markets, it’s reasonable to assume that a period of sluggish growth or even a recession is in our future.  If you want to… Read more »

How to Be More Confident During Your Job Interview

Even if you feel overly qualified for a position your seeking, a job interview can be a nerve-racking experience. Interviews are a type of situation where you are being judged on what you say and do, which can be enough to rattle even the calmest of people. Even worse, it is important to project confidence.… Read more »

5 Reasons to Learn a Trade

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There’s a common perception out there that a college education is essential for a rewarding career, with a four-year degree being the baseline and an advanced degree equating to an even more rewarding career. However, a college degree is not vital to a good paycheck and having a rewarding career. In fact, a skilled trade… Read more »

5 Soft Skills to Master Before Your Next Interview

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Soft skills are personal qualities and non-technical skills that enable you to work more effectively with other people. Some soft abilities, like leadership, might have to be acquired through experience, while others, like the ability to stay focused, are about discipline. While hard skills, such as computer programming, can be gained through straightforward learning and… Read more »

The Rules of Writing a Thank-You Email After a Job Interview

Sending a thank-you email following a job interview is always a smart idea. In fact, some hiring managers think less of candidates who neglect to follow-up properly. One big reason to embrace the thank-you email is that it’s just good manners. Another reason is a bit more self-serving: It’s another chance to make a positive… Read more »

The Skills You Need to Earn a Lucrative Structural Engineer Job

Structural engineers are responsible for designing buildings and other structures that are capable of withstanding physical stress and the passage of time. Without the technical abilities and knowledge of structural engineers, the buildings we spend our time in every day could fail, causing significant injury or even death. Throughout the lifetime of a standard building,… Read more »

How to Sell Yourself in a Job Interview

The main objective of any interview is to sell yourself. That’s a tall order when you are one of many qualified people vying for a job. However, it’s not impossible. Like anything, it helps to do your homework here. If you’ve got the right mindset, and are properly prepared and rehearsed – you stand a… Read more »

Re-evaluate Your Management Style for a More Productive Year

The year is a little more than halfway over, and if you feel you need to step up your management game to end 2019 on a high note, now just might be the time to re-evaluate your management style. A hard-nosed, my-way-or-the-highway approach might produce results short term, but a negative style is likely to… Read more »