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Interview answers that drive employers crazy
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Interview answers that drive employers crazy
Clichéd responses run rampant in interviews. David Waring, co-founder of Fit Small Business, a website that provides small business reviews and recommendations, says job seekers who respond with clichéd answers to basic questions are most annoying.
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Chasing green
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Chasing green
Clean energy in the form of wind, solar and hydroelectric power comprised 18 percent of all U.S. electricity production in 2017, up from 15 percent the prior year. In 2017, the solar industry alone employed nearly 100,000 U.S. workers, up 20 percent from 2015, and today the wind and solar industries employ more than 300,000 Americans.
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The best places to find outdoor rec jobs
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The best places to find outdoor rec jobs
The outdoor recreation industry brings in some serious revenue in America — according to a 2018 report from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Economic Analysis, 2 percent of the United States’ gross domestic product. It is a $374 billion industry, and one with plenty of jobs available.
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Improve your research skills
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Improve your research skills
Research skills are a valuable part of your professional toolkit. Employers want job applicants who are not just curious, but who possess the skills to systematically research the answers to questions. Employers in many industries look for professionals to conduct research in all sorts of roles.
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Artifical intelligence skills
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Artifical intelligence skills
While artificial intelligence used to be a thing of pure science fiction, it now imbues almost every aspect of our daily lives. As consumers depend more on products and services that use AI and machine learning, jobs requiring these skills have increased exponentially. Since January 2016, ZipRecruiter job postings that reference AI and machine learning skills have increased more than 2,000 percent.
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Six ways to save on job-search expenses
Yes, it does cost money to find a job, but it doesn’t have to deplete your savings. Here are tips on how to keep your job-hunting expenses to a minimum
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Infrastructure jobs — and where to find them
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Infrastructure jobs — and where to find them
Construction jobs peaked in early 2007, just before the shockwave of the Great Recession reverberated across the economy. Most of these jobs were in housing construction, as the so-called “liar loans” of the preceding years created unprecedented (and unstable) demand for homeownership. By spring 2009, construction jobs had nearly disappeared, declining tenfold from peak to trough.
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Get started in a skilled trade career
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Get started in a skilled trade career
There’s a misconception that the only way to make a decent living is to earn a college degree.
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Take the interview…
Say you’ve recently applied to a few jobs and you think you have a decent shot at your top choice. Meanwhile another, less glamorous company is wooing you. Should you politely decline their advances or see what they’re all about?
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Five things new grads can do for their careers
You did it. You graduated.  Now, you’re ready to take that running leap into the “real world” and get started with the career you’ve been working toward your entire life.
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