February Is Not Too Late to Get Started on Your 2019 Job Search. What to Do Now?

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While you might feel like February is pretty late in the year, it’s actually a great time to get started on your 2019 job search. Now is the time when employers are really getting down to business and work is likely piling up. They’re actively looking for people like you to help them get ahead… Read more »

Did You Insult Your Boss Without Knowing It?

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Your relationship with your boss is one of the most important ones you have at work. Your success depends heavily on your value to them and your ability to get along with them. That said, it’s not uncommon for some employees to accidentally insult their manager in the course of their day to day interactions…. Read more »

Looking to Become an Industrial Supervisor in 2019? How Can You Make That Jump?

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Moving into a leadership role is a critical part in any industrial supervisor’s career. The jump comes with significant changes in responsibility and in work style. Here are just a few ways you can prepare yourself for that career transition, and show your management that you have the leadership skills you need to lead your… Read more »

Our Top 4 Blogs for Candidates from 2018

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Take a look back at 2018 with us!  Our top 4 blogs for job candidates in 2018 covered a wide range of topics, from how to craft the perfect resume to why a bad cover letter can cost you an interview. The past year we’ve focused on sharing our best energy industry job seeker content… Read more »

What Does a Civil Planner Do?

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Interested in exploring a career in civil planning? It’s a great line of work with growing opportunities. Civil planners develop and use land use plans and programs to help create communities, make room for growing populations, and revitalizing physical facilities in both rural and urban areas across the country. They work mostly in local government,… Read more »

Role vs. Industry: How Do You Determine Which to Focus on in the Job Search?

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A job search is always an interesting time of growth and exploration in any professional’s career. It gives you the chance to really dig deep on what you are looking to do with your time. If your work was unfulfilling or your work environment wasn’t optimal, those are lessons you can learn to help you… Read more »

Bottom Line Up Front: Why This Military Tactic Helps You Connect with Management

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If you are not from a military background, the Bottom Line Up Front communication style, or BLUF, might not be meaningful. But as an employee, you should take note, because this can make a huge difference in getting your point across quickly, building trust with management, and even acing a job interview. Here’s what you… Read more »

The Final Two Steps to Becoming a Successful Contract Consultant

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As we discussed earlier this month, life as a consultant might not be glamorous, but it can be very empowering for a professional looking for a more flexible way to build experience quickly and make a difference on their own terms. Here are the two remaining steps you need to take to make sure you… Read more »

The First Two Steps to Becoming a Successful Contract Worker

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Life as a contractor might not be glamorous, but it can be very empowering for a professional looking for a more flexible way to build experience quickly and make a difference on their own terms. Here are the two first steps you need to take to make sure you set yourself up for success as… Read more »

Small Ways to Become a Lot Happier

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Happiness is the ultimate goal, or at least what most people are working to achieve. It can mean different things to different people, but the way to get there is pretty similar, no matter who you are and what you do for your work. Here are four small ways you can change your life and… Read more »