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Dress For Success! How to Dress Safely for Your Construction Job

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Working in construction requires wearing the appropriate clothing. This increases your safety and the safety of others. Your employer typically provides rules about the type of clothing to wear for a job site. There likely are signs at a job site to provide additional reminders. The following guidelines provide insight into the proper attire to… Read More »

Negotiating Rates as a Construction Job Seeker

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Successful negotiation of the pay rate you want for your construction job is important. You must be able to support the lifestyle you desire and be able to retire on schedule. Even if you do not like to negotiate, it is an important skill that impacts your income. This is why practicing your negotiation skills… Read More »

Best Ways to Become an Electrician

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Are you looking for a reliable way to earn competitive income and benefits? Do you want a meaningful career path with opportunities for advancement? If so, you may want to become an electrician. The path to becoming an electrician can take significantly less time and money than other career paths. This means you may be… Read More »

Improve Your Electrician Efficiency

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Efficiently working on an electrical job impacts the success of a construction project. The faster you complete quality work, the more likely the project will be completed on time and within budget. This lets you begin another job and repeat the process to add value for the client.     Implement these five tips to… Read More »

What Does a Plumber Helper Do?

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A plumber helper aids a licensed plumber with the installation, maintenance, and repair of plumbing in homes and offices. They also help install pipes, replace faucets, unclog toilets, install garbage disposals, and adjust the water pressure. If these tasks interest you, you may want to begin preparation to work in this field.     Find… Read More »

5 Tips for Inexperienced Construction Project Managers

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When you become a project manager, you take on additional expectations for performance and responsibilities. As you go through this learning phase, you likely want all the navigation help you can get. The more you know, the better you can adhere to safety and quality standards while finishing a project on time.   Implement these… Read More »

Top Skills to List on Your Electrical Helper Resume

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Keeping your electrical helper skills updated on your resume is important. When you are ready to begin your next job search, you will have less to do to prepare. Knowing the skills to include can make the process easier for you.     Be sure to include the following six skills on your electrical helper… Read More »

In-Demand Skilled Trades: HVAC

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If you are looking to start or switch your career, have you considered becoming a heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) technician? Because of the skilled labor shortage, more women and men are needed to work in this field. With all of the opportunities available, you can build a steady, stable career. Learn what a… Read More »

Answering the Interview Question “Tell Me About a Time You Had to Sacrifice Quality to Finish a Job”

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When asked about finishing your construction work on time, you need to show that quality always comes first. Because you understand that your work needs to be done right, you must show this when you answer interview questions. It is important that you not sacrifice quality just to get the job done faster.   Follow… Read More »

Dressing the Part for Your Construction Interview

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When interviewing for a construction job, the way you dress impacts the interviewer’s first impression of you. This is why you need the proper attire to show you are a good fit for the role. You should feel more confident, which can help you build rapport and provide strong answers during the discussion.    … Read More »