Job Seekers

10 Tips to Further Your Construction Career

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Starting out in construction but looking for the long haul? Here are the top ten things that construction workers can do to develop and further your career.  1. Be In It For The Long Haul  Commitment is a sign of a strong construction staffer. Hiring managers see a lot of flakes and slackers, so to stay in the game… Read More »

5 Essential Tips for New Construction Workers

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New to the crew? Getting up to speed in your first construction gig can be overwhelming, and it’s often a completely different experience from other jobs. You need to be vigilant and cautious while focusing on each task at hand. Duties can change from day to day. Needless to say, construction is never boring. Here are five… Read More »

15 Apps that Will Improve Your Productivity at Work

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Are you a job seeker focused on how to be more efficient? It’s a coveted trait for hiring managers, so if you’re looking for tools that can help you hone your ambition to impress an employer, here are 15 apps that can help employees improve their productivity on the job.  Genius Scan  If you work with documents, plus… Read More »

10 Ways to Increase Productivity at Your Construction Site

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The nature of the construction industry can be tricky for workers – sometimes waiting for your next assignment can feel like a game of hurry up and wait. As we remain in the thick of construction season, here are the top ways that workers at a construction site can increase their productivity.  1. Communication  The number… Read More »

When & How Should I Follow Up After a Job Interview

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Waiting…    and waiting…    and waiting.    That’s the name of the game when it comes to applying for jobs these days. You can send out thirty job applications and not receive a single response. But how do you know when it’s time to reach out and advocate for yourself? Here’s how you can tell when… Read More »

Common Interview Questions for Welders

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Great news – you’ve finally got the call for a welding interview! But how can you guarantee you nail it so you can land the position? It’s all about interview prep. If you can anticipate interview questions and prepare your answers in advance, you’ll increase the probability of success. Here are some common interview questions… Read More »

National Safety Month: Personal Protective Equipment for Welders

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Welders: we’re here for you. Taking care of all-important welding work is crucial to the infrastructure of the United States. For National Safety Month, we want to zero in on what trades need to remain secure. Today we’re talking about the gear it takes to stay safe when it comes to welding. Here is what… Read More »

National Safety Month: 10 Crucial Safety Tips for Electricians

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Electricians take heed! For National Safety Month, we’re rounding up the ten most crucial pieces of advice you need to know to avoid danger when you are in the electrical industry.  1. Know the Code  As the industry changes, standards remain. Your duty as an electrician is to constantly monitor the guidelines intended to keep… Read More »

What Should You Wear to an Electrician Interview?

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Your electrician training has led you to a new job opportunity. Your resume looks great and an interview has been requested. But it can be difficult to determine what attire is appropriate for your interview as a blue-collar worker. You may be used to a very casual outfit for your daily jobs, but you’ll need… Read More »