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Category Archives: Choosing a Career

I’m just looking for a good place to work

One of the most stressful parts of the job search is evaluating whether or not a certain company would be a good place to work – for you.  Questions you ask yourself could be – How do I pick a good place to … Read More…

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Join professional associations; Membership has rewards

Membership has its rewards. “Man is a tool-using animal…Without tools he is nothing, with tools he is all” ~ Thomas Carlyle We spend a lot of time being members of groups whether we define ourselves that way or not.  As children, we joined … Read More…

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Set S.M.A.R.T. career goals

Be S.M.A.R.T about your career goals.   “Give me a stock clerk with a goal and I’ll give you a man who will make history. Give me a man with no goals and I’ll give you a stock clerk” ~ J.C. Penney Set career … Read More…

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Rail Careers are Worth Exploring

Did you know that median wages for rail careers last year was $57,160? I would guess that most people don’t know that. In fact, I have found that most people don’t know much about careers in transportation at all. As a former Air Traffic Controller myself, … Read More…

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7 Ways the Workforce is Changing

The workforce is changing and some of the questions to ask are – Am I keeping up?  How am I preparing to stay competitive?  What do I know about employment trends? If you work with college students as much as I do, you … Read More…

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Learning to code – The ultimate cheat sheet

There are a ton of people exploring the idea of learning to code. Where are people learning to code? Coding boot camps, coding camps and coding dojos are popping up everywhere. While the jury is still out on whether or not the government … Read More…

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