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COVID-19 has cofounded many experts, and this has made giving sound public health advice very difficult. Some recommendations that were given at the outset of the pandemic are now seen as overly cautious.  Of course, it’s well within your rights to be overly cautious, but your preventative actions should be based in science and sustainable for the long haul…. Read more »

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Off-the-wall interview questions get all the headlines, but standard interview questions become standard for a reason: they work.  Before you start asking applicants to figure out how many tennis balls would fit in the interview room, you should probably ask at least one, if not all, of the following questions.  1) Can You Tell Me About… Read more »

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You can put all the effort in the world into your resume, cover letter, portfolio, and other job search materials, but there’s no “magic bullet” solution to getting an interview.    That said, there could be one or two things that are holding you back. If your resume contains a typo that you’ve missed, it’s going… Read more »

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To the average person, a job in general labor may not seem very appealing. However, many general labor jobs pay very well and include prospects for advancement.  If you’ve been dismissive of general labor jobs in the past, you may want to give them a second look. Below are ten reasons why you should consider taking… Read more »

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Job interviews are a massive topic to cover, and there have been many books written on the subject. While many of these books are worth your time, it’s also helpful to focus on some basic principles ahead of any job interview.  Below is a basic interview primer that is useful for anyone, from someone about… Read more »

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Every experienced interviewer will tell you they didn’t really know what they were doing when they first started.   It takes years of experience to know how to always come away from an interview with useful information. Below are a few expert tips on how you can interview like a seasoned pro.  1) Do Your Research  Each… Read more »

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If you’ve ever interviewed for a job and then not heard anything back, you aren’t alone. In a recent survey by CareerBuilder, 75 percent of respondents said this situation has happened to them.  Unfortunately, getting ghosted by a potential employer happens all too often. Fortunately, job seekers like you aren’t completely helpless. It helps if… Read more »

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Trying to get a job offer by starting out as a temporary worker isn’t the ideal situation, but it’s still a great opportunity to get the job you want.  Below are ten tips for maximizing your chances of converting a temporary position into a full-time permanent job.  1) Be Totally Reliable  If you’re in a temp-to-hire situation and you’re not… Read more »

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When it comes to interviews, you only get one opportunity to make that great first impression.  So, it’s normal to feel nervous during a job interview, but performance in this situation can be improved through smart and regular practice. The following suggestions can help you hone your interview abilities and improve your odds of a great… Read more »

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When we think of on-the-job safety, we typically think of safety at massive manufacturing or industrial operations. However, the humble office still contains many health hazards.  More and more, researchers are finding serious health risks associated with office work. In particular, sitting for prolonged, extended periods has been linked to significant negative cardiovascular health impacts.  Below are 10… Read more »