Best Ways to Get Back on the Horse After Long-Term Unemployment

Long-term unemployment can be really tough for a few reasons. First, it can be devastating for your self-esteem—you start to wonder why no one wants to hire you. Second, gaps on your resume start to make potential employers wonder about you, too. They wonder whether you’re not a hard worker or there’s something else your […]

Looking for a new job while you’re still employed can be a tricky balancing act. You’ll have a lot on your plate—stealthily sneaking out for interviews and updating your resume while still trying to finish all your job-related tasks. But it’s nice to keep collecting that paycheck; and most recruiters and hiring managers like to […]

Your resume is a critical document! So little space and so many important details to squeeze in there. The key is to eliminate unnecessary jargon, so you have room for the more meaningful information. Unfortunately, when people start to focus on using jazzy words that will make their resumes stand out, they tend to use […]

Congratulations! You’ve completed a welding program, and now you’re ready for your first job. But first, we have to prepare for the interview. You’ll want to make a solid first impression as a safe, hardworking welder who’s willing to listen to instruction and get along with others. Here’s an all-inclusive guide to your first welding […]

Having a gap on your resume is a bit scary. Maybe you left your previous job because you had to care for a sick relative. Or raise your kids. Or travel through Europe. Or maybe you simply had trouble finding a new job. Regardless of the reason, there are good ways to explain why you […]

Soft skills are those intangible skills and traits that are harder to measure and define, but sometimes more important than certifications and other qualifications. But just because they can’t always be measured doesn’t mean hiring managers and supervisors can’t tell when they’re there or not. Most soft skills deal with interpersonal interactions, teamwork, and cohesiveness. […]

Job seekers are sometimes turned off by staffing agencies because they assume the jobs they offer are only entry level jobs, temporary jobs, or jobs without benefits. But a staffing agency can be really useful in finding a range of jobs in a variety of industries. Here’s how you can start working with a staffing […]

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There are many reasons why you might be wondering whether it’s time to start thinking about a new job. And there’s a big difference between being ready and just experiencing a little boredom or discontentment. It’s important to really think it through before you impulsively call it quits. Here are ten signs it’s time to […]

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Facebook is a great source when you’re starting your job search. Most companies post information about their company culture, which is totally relevant when you’re deciding whether a company is a good fit for you. Not only is it informative and easily accessible, it provides an easy means to apply and communicate with the company. […]

New technologies are advancing quicker than ever and becoming more and more a part of our daily lives. We have robots in our cars, in our homes, and increasingly playing a role in manufacturing. Here are six technologies to become familiar with that are changing your manufacturing job. Ultrafast 3D printing 3D printing was an […]