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The standard job hunt involves a massive range of emotions: You’ll go rapidly from the highs of acceptance to the lows of rejection. For your job search and for your own sanity, you must be capable of keeping an even keel. So, how do you handle your feelings so that they are on your side,… Read more »

If you pay attention to the news or just talk with your friends, you’ll know that that two of the biggest sources of stress are finding a job and student loans. Both can easily be avoided with a skilled trade job. Skilled trades allow you to get into the workforce faster, earn a good income… Read more »

Don’t believe everything you hear when it comes to temporary work. Some people assume all temporary jobs result in lower pay and unsatisfying work. Others think that temporary positions never lead to full-time employment. But these misconceptions are just that: misinformation. There are a number of great benefits of taking on a temporary position. And… Read more »

Feeling tired is common for many professionals, but extreme fatigue can be very detrimental for manufacturing workers. Working on site in a manufacturing setting requires close attention to the handling of machinery, equipment and large commercial vehicles. Therefore, it’s critical that workers are fully rested and alert on the job at all times. Here are… Read more »

Trust is essential when building a healthy and productive work environment. Whether you’re leading an entire department or work hand-in-hand with a just a few coworkers, it’s important to build trusting relationships. Here are several tips to help build trust with both your coworkers and your superiors: Be honest and share information completely. Be straightforward and… Read more »

The 5 Keys to Job Success Certain people always have great jobs. They always seem to land the promotion.  And they always seem to be successful with everything they touch. Is this just luck or a coincidence?  Nope!  These people don’t wait for things to happen, they make their own luck.  So what can you… Read more »

I don’t know about you, but quite frankly I’m sick of hearing about the tough economy. So today, we’re going to focus on 5 ways to turn negative thoughts into positive action. You have a lot of potential – start recognizing it! You may not be built like a body builder or be mistaken for… Read more »