5 Things That Will REALLY Make Your Welder Resume Stand Out

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Make Your Welding Resume Stand Out

Although it may seem that welders only do one thing — welding, of course — the occupation is broad enough to require a significant degree of specificity when writing a resume. No surprise then why welder resumes can cover a wide range of tasks across different fields, such as sheet metal working, demolitions, and shipyards…. Read more »

What’s the Difference Between Skilled Labor Vs. Unskilled Labor?

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Skilled and Unskilled Labor

Many baby boomers like to talk about how all they needed to pay for a college degree in the 1960s and 1970s was a side job as a manual laborer (typically in construction) or café waitress. Suffice to say that this is far from the reality we face today. Now more than ever the gap… Read more »

How to Ace Your Welder Interview: 5 Tips for Success

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  After all the hard work, heat and rigorous training – congratulations! – you’re finally a welder. Well, not really. You still need to be paid to do some actual welding to be considered a pro. And that means having to look for job opportunities. As with any other job, welder interviews are intimidating and… Read more »

How a Mirror Can Help You Find a Job

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Why You Should Practice Your Smile When Looking For A Job

Let’s face it, everyone has bad days when nothing seems to go right, or when waking up on the wrong side of the bed pretty much sets the tone for the rest of the day. And when looking for a job in a competitive market, these “days” can become more common than usual. Between making… Read more »

How To Ace Your Manufacturing Job Interview

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How To Ace Your Manufacturing Job Interview

All your hard work has finally led to this pivotal moment: the manufacturing job interview. At this point, you want to leave a strong impression with the hiring manager, sending the message that you’re that perfect person for the job. To do that, you need to do your homework and prep for what to do… Read more »

4 Tricks to Transform Your Anxiety into Success

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4 Tricks to Transform Your Anxiety into Success

Anxiety is an emotional state almost everyone seems to know about, but few can master. Unfortunately, the problem is more common than you think, as more than 40 million Americans age 18 and older suffer from some kind of anxiety problem, as per data from the National Institute of Mental Health. But anxiety is a… Read more »

5 Ways To Prepare For Your Big Job Interview Tomorrow

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5 Ways To Prepare For Your Big Job Interview Tomorrow

Finally, it’s the night before your big job interview. Only problem is, you’re a nervous wreck who, after having prepared for weeks, can’t seem to get your act together. You feel you’re not ready after doing several hours of research, reading the company’s “About Us” section on their website, asking your friends working there what… Read more »

4 Ways to Become More Coachable at Work

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How to be More Coachable at Work

You’ll often hear many sports observers say some of the best athletes in the world are also the most coachable. In many ways, the same principle applies to the office. You could have an outstanding skillset or tremendous work ethic, but you will always need someone who can teach you to be better. Being coachable… Read more »

Simple and Effective Ways to Wow Your Recruiter

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Leave a lasting impression on your recruiter

  Trying to convince someone that you’re the right person for the job might seem more like an art than a learnable science, but don’t be fooled. You can learn how to take control of a job interview and get on the hiring manager or recruiter’s good side. Ultimately, how you come off during a… Read more »