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Am I Under-Qualified or Unqualified for a Job?

I’m willing to bet that at some point in your life, you passed on applying for a job because you didn’t think you were an exact match. I also have a feeling that you’ve thrown your hat in the ring for a role that you thought you’d be able to learn on the clock, even though the qualifications were way above where you were in your career. ...




5 tips for a successful Skype interview

Hiring the wrong person can cost a business thousands of dollars. More than ever, companies are attempting to minimize recruiting costs by using Skype as a screening tool. Here are five tips to help you nail the Skype interview.
 
Your Skype alias Before a hiring manager jumps on a Skype call with you, the first thing he will notice is your Skype name. ...




7 Resume Tips for Your First Job Search

Land your dream job.
Recent grads are as crucial to the workforce as their more seasoned counterparts because they bring an element of innovation to the cubicle. But with little experience to show for it, it can be tough to craft a resume that stands out from the abyss that is the slush pile. ...




Dangerous Jobs: 4 Things You Never Realized About the Trucking Industry

Every consumable good in the US has been transported at some point. Most of the goods that you purchase were transported to the store via a truck. Here are some of the things that you may have never realized about the trucking industry.
 
80% of Goods Go by Truck
 
The economy in the US is highly dependent on the trucking industry. ...




How to Create a Professional Resume

Your resume needs to be professional and polished, because if you don't have a professional resume, your application materials probably won't get a second glance from any hiring manager.
 
Your resume should be easy to read - avoid tiny fonts, dense blocks of text, vague language or excessive jargon, and inconsistent formatting. ...




Ask These 3 Questions When Negotiating Your Next Job Offer

Yes, salary is the first priority, but if you don't ask these additional questions, you may miss out on other compensation.
 
Ah, the salary negotiation.
 
It's the most important part of finalizing your job offer and often the most layered. ...




Don’t Settle! 4 Concerns to Consider Before Taking a Job at Wal-Mart

Walmart is one of the largest employers in the world, and it is very difficult to win a worker’s compensation case against the company. It is possible, however, to win these cases. A worker in an El Paso, Texas, Walmart slipped in the meat department because the floor scrubber was operated inappropriately, and she was awarded $199,112 while a backroom worker in Dallas received an electrical shock and was awarded $254,176 and a Lafayette, Louisiana, court awarded a sales associate $130,110 after she fell when wet-floor signs were not placed in wet conditions. ...




Love Working with Data? 4 Careers to Consider Pursuing

Some people just love working with numbers or other types of data. They are in a good position, because big data is now more important than ever. A number of careers in different fields require strong data analysis. If you love working with data, consider these four careers. ...




The Pursuit of a Lifetime: 5 Ways to Make Sure You Look Your Best for Your Dream Job Interview

These days, many people have decided to avoid the culturally normative practice of taking any job that enables them to attain a salary that pays their bills. If you’re one of those individuals who has to be continually immersed in work that you love and have recently attained an interview for your dream job, you’re probably thinking about what you can do to increase your likelihood of landing the position. ...




New Teacher? What to Consider When Choosing a School to Work At

Teaching can be one of the most rewarding careers that a person can engage in. However, it is also one in which you have to prove yourself for several years before gaining any job security. Therefore, it is critical that you choose wisely when it comes to picking a school to begin your career at. ...