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Poll Results: The Most Popular Part-Time Jobs

Which job should you choose? Fulltime work isn’t for everyone. Some workers are at a point in their lives where they want to spend more time with their families and less time at the office. Others need to be able to balance taking care of children or sick relatives with earning a paycheck. For those […]

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Job Spotlight: Sales Representative

Can we sell you on this job path? Despite already having experience with several jobs, many working adults are unable to answer that age-old question: “What do you want to be when you grow up?” Our Job Spotlight monthly blog series is designed to help you know your answer. In this series, we review all […]

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How to Vet Child Care Centers

When you have a family, finding a job isn’t as easy as choosing whatever employer offers you the most cash. You have to take into account barriers to employment such as transportation and the always-important proximity to child care. Once you’ve made a list of all the nearby child care providers (preferably half a year […]

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Discussing Skills and Experience in an Interview

Interviews usually start out the same way. You’ll shake hands with your interviewer, sit down, and wait for the first question. They might want a quick introduction, or could just go right into asking about your resume. If you don’t have a resume, they might want you to speak about your applicable experience and skills. […]

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Does Your CEO Connect with Frontline Workers?

Most companies dedicate substantial time and energy to researching, planning, and implementing communication strategies that build stronger relationships with their customers, but the most successful also dedicate an equally significant amount of energy to communicating with their employees. Legendary former General Electric CEO Jack Welch once said, “There are only three measurements that tell you […]

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Poll Question: Help Us Rename the Blog!

Poll Question: Help Us Rename the Blog!

Would a blog by any other name read as sweet? Thank you for keepin’ up with Movin’ On Up! For the past 11 years, you’ve been here for interview tips, job search advice, career coaching, and more. Movin’ On Up is in for some big changes. Why? Because we’ve moved beyond career advice. Our blog […]

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The Highest Paying Trade School Jobs

Have you considered trade schools? We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again—the traditional four-year college experience isn’t for everyone. If you love to work with your hands, why not consider trade school instead? Also known as technical, career, or vocational school, a trade school is defined by PrepScholar as “a post-secondary institution that’s designed […]

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Can You Be Friends with Your Coworkers?

Or will you only end up hurt in the end? In a given year, many adults spend more time with their coworkers than with their friends or family. That lack of socialization can make it tempting to turn your coworkers into friends. A day spent talking about new projects and meetings can turn into a […]

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Safety Month: Forklift Safety

We’re back to wrap up National Safety Month with one last set of tips. Getting your forklift certification is something worth celebrating. Forklifts are great tools that allow you to do things you could never accomplish alone. However, improper use of these warehouse workhorses could result in injury or even death. Every three days, someone […]

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Poll Results: Does Charitable Giving Matter?

What’s the best way for companies to show they care? When a company gives back, it shows they care about more than their bottom line. It helps to humanize a faceless corporate entity. Companies that give back frequently see less turnover and greater success. Last month we asked readers what type of giving they prefer […]

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