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Avoiding Hand Injuries at Work

We use our hands for so many tasks that we often take them for granted. Imagine how difficult it would be to brush your teeth, put on shoes, drive, work or do a million other things because of an injury or loss of a hand. Unfortunately, hand injuries occur in the workplace every 32 seconds [...]

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Want a College Major That’ll Get You Hired?

If you answered yes, you may want to consider studying business, engineering, or nursing. According to a new report released by Express Employment Professionals, college graduates who have a business, engineering, accounting, or nursing degree will have a much easier time finding jobs than graduates in other professions. By the Numbers More than a quarter [...]

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Are You a Job Search Zombie? Bring Your Job Search Back to Life

The fifth season debut of The Walking Dead has everyone talking, showing that the popularity of all things zombie is not going away anytime soon. And with Halloween right around the corner, the undead will be a popular choice for anyone dressing up for a costume party or a night of trick or treating. Here [...]

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Jobs Worth Going Back to School For

Are you looking for a job or thinking about changing careers? If so, you’re not alone. In fact, a recent survey by CareerBuilder indicated that 21% of full-time employees plan to make a job change. This averages to one in five workers making a switch! In March, CareerBuilder also stated that more than half of [...]

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Four Easy Ways to Celebrate Your Boss on Boss’ Day

Thursday, Oct. 16, is Boss’ Day – a whole day to celebrate your manager and all they do, from offering career advice and guidance to providing paychecks and having the power to offer you a promotion. Much about a job depends on the manager. Originally, this fun day started as a way to say thank [...]

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Think: Tips for Living a Peak Performer’s Life

Are you so busy with the day-to-day tasks of your life that you aren’t taking time to think about what you’re doing, or if you even enjoy doing it? For job seekers, the monotony of filling out applications, emailing resumes, and perfecting your interview skills can eventually take a toll on how you think about [...]

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The Results Are In: Do You Plan on Looking for Seasonal Work This Year?

The holiday season is the busiest time of year for many businesses, and it’s just around the corner! Since some employers look to staffing companies during this peak shopping season, we asked Movin’ On Up readers if they plan on looking for seasonal work this year. The results suggest that the majority of those polled [...]

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Phone Interviews: Impress in 30 Minutes or Less

When you’re on the hunt for a new job, you know that interviews are just part of the process. You may love them or hate them, but they are expected and shouldn’t come as a surprise. But, these days more and more employers are using phone interviews to screen out candidates, which could cause anxiety [...]

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Poll: What is your biggest roadblock to finishing strong in 2014?

Poll: What is your biggest roadblock to finishing strong in 2014?

The beginning of fall means we’re entering the home stretch of 2014. And with 2015 just around the corner, many jobseekers are feeling the pressure to finish the year on a strong note. So, for our October poll, we want to know what you anticipate being the biggest obstacle in your path to landing a [...]

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Safety: Fire Prevention Week is Right Around the Corner

National Fire Prevention Week is Oct. 5-11. The week commemorates The Great Chicago Fire of Oct. 9, 1871, which destroyed 17,400 structures, left more than 100,000 people homeless, and tragically killed more than 250 people. Since that devastating fire, great advancements in fire prevention have been made in not only preventing fires, but stopping them [...]

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