Tag Archives: 2014

Who’s Hiring this Summer

Summertime is just around the corner, and every year many people take on summer jobs to earn some extra cash. Working a summer job can expand more than just your pocket book – it can also benefit your future! Summer jobs allow people the opportunity to explore a career path, gain experience, and find full-time […]

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How to Survive a Bad Review or Termination

Everyone hopes to get a glowing report at their annual performance review, but sometimes, you’re met with more negative feedback than positive. Receiving a bad review doesn’t have to mean it’s time to change jobs or signal the end of your career, though. With the right response, you can survive and even thrive. Just make […]

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Interview: What is Your Greatest Weakness?

This is one of the most frequently asked and most dreaded questions in an interview. Although it’s nerve-racking, your answer can make or break your interview. When a hiring manager asks about your greatest weakness, it’s a time for them to learn about your character and a great opportunity for you to use the question […]

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3 Myths About Staffing Companies

Are you looking for a job? Have you tried applying for work through a staffing company? According to the American Staffing Association, more than 90% of companies in the U.S. use staffing firms, and 40% of the people looking for their first job or re-entering the workforce have done so by working with a staffing […]

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Be the Captain of Cool

We all have stress in our lives. Stress with relationships, finances, and work. According to the American Institute of Stress, job stress is far and away the major stress for American adults. 46% report that their workload causes stress while only 28% report relationship issues as a main source of stress. Workplace-related stress has escalated […]

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Creating an Organic Resume

In regards to food, when something is labeled organic, it simply means there are no added ingredients, artificial chemicals, or hormones. Just like organic products don’t have any additives, neither should your resume. With the average resume review time at a mere 6 seconds, it’s important to make sure your resume has exactly what the […]

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Poll: What are Your Biggest Triggers of Stress at Work?

A recent study by CareerBuilder.com shows that more than half of the people in the workforce carry a great deal of stress. Since April 1 marks the beginning of Stress Awareness Month, we want to know your biggest triggers of workplace stress. Let us know by voting in our poll. See the results from the […]

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The Results Are In: The Impact a Higher Minimum Wage Would Have on Jobs?

In a recent poll, we asked what you thought the impact on jobs would be if the minimum wage was raised. Overall, Movin’ On Up readers don’t feel raising the minimum wage will have a positive impact on jobs. The results show 35% of respondents think a result would be less full-time jobs and more […]

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Prepare Before You Perspire: Seasonal Landscaping Safety

Now that spring has arrived, landscaping jobs are likely to increase in demand. With that in mind, now is the time to review landscaping safety before the season kicks into high gear. Check the Location The first thing to do when reaching a worksite is to look over the area for hazards. Rocks, cables, broken […]

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Cheer Up Your LinkedIn Profile

We all spend time reading other peoples’ posts and updates on social media, but when is the last time you skimmed over your own profile and updated your information? Do you need to refresh your profile by adding new skills and work history, or do you need to delete some old things from your profile? […]

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