A Rise in the Job Market

The labor department has reported that this summer saw the highest job growth since 2008. This is good news for manufacturing and industrial job seekers as the market has opened up. The unemployment rate fell significantly in the early fall and layoffs have also dropped. How do these numbers directly affect individual job searches? Here… Read more »

Resume Tips for Construction Workers

There was a time in the industry when a simple recommendation could land you your next construction gig. Today, more and more project managers are requiring resumes before selecting candidates for their job sites. Since you may not have had a chance to put a resume together before, here are some helpful tips to constructing… Read more »

Construction Site Injury: Know Your Rights

Construction work is frequently dangerous. It is best to understand how to handle an accident and know your rights before an incident occurs. There are certain procedures that you and your employer must follow. Here are some important tips to keep in mind if you find yourself the victim of a construction site injury. Immediate… Read more »

Resign Without Burning Bridges

Inevitably, there will be times in your life when a job is simply not the right fit. How you handle it will affect the course of your career from that moment forward. If you ask for advice on how to leave a job gracefully, you are likely to get any number of answers including “It… Read more »

Questions to Ask Yourself About Your New Job Offer

The interviewing process can be terrifying and exhilarating all at the same time, but it only ends one of two ways. We tend to harden ourselves against the “rejection” outcome, but when it comes to an offer things become even more confusing.  What did we really want when we started looking? Was it really about… Read more »