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4 Podcasts That Will Help You Get Motivated for Your Work Week!

April 30, 2021

Sometimes, even if you enjoy you enjoy your job, Monday mornings are a bit uninspiring. Do you need to spark your enthusiasm for the week ahead? Here are 4 podcasts that will help you get motivated.  4 Career-Motivating Podcasts  The Art of Charm  A.J. Harbinger and Johnny Dzubak bring their years of coaching experience to The Art of Charm. In fact, this empowering podcast can…

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Soft Skills Manufacturing Employees Should Have

April 16, 2021

If you’re looking for a manufacturing job, you KNOW technical skills are important. However, to be a valuable employee, you need non-technical and people skills too. Here are some of the soft skills manufacturing employees should have.   Top Soft Skills for Manufacturing Employees  Teamwork  Manufacturing employees seldom complete projects on their own. Just like machines, the individual parts need to work together to create a final…

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Metal Fabrication Career Path Options

April 10, 2021

Are you thinking about pursuing a job in metal fabrication? Are you wondering where this position could lead? Here’s an overview of metal fabrication career path options.  What You Need To Know About Becoming a Metal Fabricator What Does a Metal Fabricator Do?  Metal fabricators work in a manufacturing setting. They use a variety of tools and machines to make…

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Have Sunday Scaries? Five Ways to Cope

March 26, 2021

The weekend is half over, and you’re already starting to feel anxious about Monday morning. Do you have a case of the Sunday Scaries? Here are five tips to help you cope.  Revamp Your Weekend To-Do List When the weekend began you had great plans. You were going to complete that home improvement project. Run errands. Prepare you meals for the upcoming…

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How to Decline a Job Offer

March 12, 2021

You applied for a job, went through the interview process and received a job offer. But what if you have a better offer from another company? Or what if, upon reflection, you’ve decided this position isn’t the right fit? Here’s how to decline a job offer professionally and respectfully.  Tops Tips to Decline a Job Offer  Act Quickly  For businesses, open…

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Should I Answer the Recruiter Messaging Me on LinkedIn?

February 26, 2021

LinkedIn is a wonderful place to connect with your colleagues and other professionals in your field. So, what if a recruiter messages you? Here’s why and how you should respond.  Why You SHOULD Answer a Recruiter Messaging You on Linked  Learn About New Opportunities Maybe you are happy in your current position. However, what if you could make more money? Receive better benefits? Or work on an up-and-coming product…

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It’s Time to Re-enter the Workforce, Here’s How to Prepare

February 12, 2021

Maybe you decided to take some time off for personal reasons? Or maybe you were laid off during the pandemic? Either way, now it’s time to re-enter the workforce. Here’s how to prepare.  Tips for Re-Entering the Workforce  Have a Plan Before you embark on your job-hunting journey, you need to know WHERE you want to go. Begin by asking yourself these important questions. What is my ideal role/company?…

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Keeping Politics Out of the Office

January 29, 2021

The news is buzzing with everything political and presidential these days. Therefore, it’s no surprise that disagreements may pop up in the workplace. So, what can you do to dodge these uncomfortable situations? Use these tips for keeping politics out of the office.   Do’s and Don’ts for Keeping Politics Out of the Office  Do  Know the Rules  Keep in mind, your First Amendment right…

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How to Negotiate Your Salary

January 22, 2021

Maybe you just landed a new job? Maybe you received a promotion? Or may you’ve decided to ask for a raise? In all three cases, you’ll need to know how to negotiate your salary. Use these tips to get the best deal.  Tips for Negotiating Your Salary  Know Your Worth   Before you begin the negotiating process, do…

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Work With a Recruiter to Advance Your Welding Career in 2021

December 11, 2020

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the need for trained welders is expected to continue to grow throughout the next ten years. Are you hoping to advance your welding career in 2021? Here’s how working with a recruiter could be in your best interest.  3 Reasons Why Working with a Recruiter Could Advance Your Welding Career  You’ll Discover Better Options…

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