How to Write A Great Resume And Where To Go For Help

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by Rick Geiger Learning how to write a great resume is important, vital even. No, it won’t guarantee you get the job. But it is the first step to a great first impression—your first opportunity to sell yourself to your next boss. So, put in the effort to put your best foot forward. You won’t… Read more »

How To Explain Temp Jobs On Your Resume

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Many job seekers struggle when it comes to crafting the perfect resume. It becomes even more complicated when trying to list temporary or temp-to-hire jobs. Not only do you have to worry about the short-term nature of such gigs, it can be difficult to come up with any real achievements when you’ve only spent a… Read more »

What Is MIG Welding?

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By Rick Geiger Most people know that welding is the process of fusing two pieces of metal into one. But they may not know just how prevalent it is in our modern society. According to Howard B. Cary in his book Modern Welding Technology, “Nearly everything we use daily is welded or made by equipment that… Read more »

What is Mechatronics?

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By Joe Crowe  You may have heard the word “mechatronics” before. While it combines the familiar terms “mechanical” and “electronics,” it’s possible that what it is may not be clear. Mechatronics is a science that focuses on intelligent technology, an overarching term for an interdisciplinary field that focuses on the future of engineering with smart… Read more »

Need Time Off? Here’s How To Ask

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By Joe Crowe  Asking to take time off from work can be touchy subject. Even when you’re entitled to sick time or vacation time, sometimes it can feel stressful to ask. That’s in addition to the stresses of whatever the issue is, whether it’s sickness or injury. The good news is that experts say that… Read more »

Keep your back and shoulders injury-free

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How to keep your back and shoulders injury-free when lifting on the job By Lee Hurley Two possibilities exist in today’s work related lifting environment. Either you are young and bullet proof, nothing bothers your back or shoulders and you can out lift the old dudes by 3 to 1. Or, you are older and… Read more »

Tips For Working The Overnight Shift

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Working The Overnight Shift? How to get your mind and body accustomed to working nights. By Rick Geiger Growing up they always told you: “Nothing good happens after midnight.” And you didn’t believe them. But now that you find yourself venturing into the dark working the overnight shift, you have to admit: You were totally right!   Congratulations…. Read more »

Older Car Maintenance Tips

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Five Simple Maintenance Tips To Keep an Older Car in Shape By Joe Crowe  Few people can afford a top-of-the-line, straight off the dealer’s room floor new car, but we all know how important it is to have a reliable means of transportation to get to and from work each day. However, if all you… Read more »