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Tis the Season to Be Aware of Conveyor Belt Hazards

During the holiday season, many products are being sorted and moved around facilities by conveyor belts. Because these machines can cause injury if used incorrectly, it’s a great time to be reminded about the hazards associated with conveyors and how you can stay safe on the job. Know the Pinch Points Although the tops of […]

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Overcoming a Tough Job Search

More than six years after the Great Recession, there are many people still struggling to find work and provide for their family. Last month’s U.S. jobs report shows that 2.8 million people have been unemployed for more than six months. Maybe you’re a part of the group that has struggled to find work for a […]

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The Off-Season Road to Success: Tips for Living a Peak Performer’s Life

The Off-Season Road to Success: Tips for Living a Peak Performer’s Life

What could you do with an “off-season?” If you could take a break from job searching, interviewing, or working, what changes could make in your professional or personal life? How would those changes affect your job or your job search? While actually leaving your job for an extended period of time isn’t always the answer, […]

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Gift-Giving Guide for Your Co-Workers

Tis the season! With the holidays upon us, it’s the time of year when office parties and gift giving abound. It can be stressful trying to decide how to approach gift giving with your co-workers, but it doesn’t have to be. Here are six simple tips to ensure the celebrations stay merry. 1. If you […]

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Avoid Cultural Gaffes When Dealing in International Business

With technology at our fingertips, studying international business, taking internships abroad, and learning about today’s global marketplace is easier than ever. Ensuring you know how to recognize and respect business dealings of other countries is an important part of the process, so check out this post from guest blogger Heide Brandes. Knowing business etiquette for […]

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Jump Start Your Next Job Interview with These Top Five Questions

You’ve landed the job interview, but you have mixed emotions. You’re both excited that you made the cut and anxious about how to answer the interviewer’s questions. While it’s normal to feel this way before an interview, being well prepared and confident in providing answers that position you as the best person for the job […]

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The Results Are In: How Do You Wish Your Company Showed Appreciation to Employees

The holiday season is quickly approaching, and many companies are deciding how to show appreciation to their employees. In a recent poll, we asked Movin’ On Up readers how they wish their employers, or future employers, showed appreciation to employees this time of year. According to the results, 27% of respondents would most appreciate a […]

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It’s Cold Outside – But Your Job Search Doesn’t Have to Be

Winter officially kicks off in late December, but it’s already getting cold outside. With a chill in the air, this could be the perfect time to heat up your job search techniques and defrost your career. Don’t let your job search take a vacation just because everyone else might be requesting time off for trips […]

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Poll: What Are Your Job Market Predictions for 2015?

Poll: What Are Your Job Market Predictions for 2015?

With 2014 coming to a close, it’s time to reflect on the year and look forward to a new one too. Last December, we asked Movin’ On Up readers what they predict the job market to look like in 2014, and 36% said they expected things to get worse, followed by 23% who felt the […]

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Give Thanks: The Importance of Following Up

The big job interview you’ve been stressing over and preparing for is done, and now you can breathe a sigh of relief. However, if you think your part in the interview process is done and you’re just waiting to hear back, you’re missing out on a great opportunity to shine. As Thanksgiving approaches, it’s important […]

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