High-Paying Jobs that Do Not Require Four-Year Degrees

October 15, 2020 by localclassifieds-online

Far too often, we’ve been led to believe that a four-year degree is necessary to have successful careers with great earning potential. That is hardly the case. These are a few high-paying jobs that do not require bachelor’s degrees to obtain. Continue

3 Reasons to Consider Manual Labor Jobs

September 11, 2020 by localclassifieds-online

When setting out on a career journey, it is important to take time to consider different types of careers and industries. Manual labor, although often looked down upon, can be a very profitable type of work. Manual labor is any kind of work that requires physical labor. Keep reading to learn 3 reasons to consider manual labor jobs. Continue

How to Overcome the Challenges of a Pandemic Job Search

August 17, 2020 by localclassifieds-online

With unemployment at a recent historic high, job seekers are wanting to know how to get back to work quickly. Being unemployed during a pandemic, though, carries with it its own particular challenges. Keep reading to find out how you can overcome the special challenges of conducting a job search during a pandemic. Continue

How to Identify Toxic Co-workers

July 13, 2020 by localclassifieds-online

Every workplace has them - toxic co-workers. The problem with toxic co-workers is that sometimes you can't really identify them until it is too late. You only really know you're dealing with a toxic co-worker after they drag you into their drama and causing trouble. Identifying toxic co-workers earlier can help you maintain your distance and your sanity. Keep reading to learn how to identify a toxic co-worker. Continue

How To Make a Good Impression During a Virtual Interview

June 16, 2020 by localclassifieds-online

In the last few months, most of the world has moved business, education, and even socializing to online platforms. It comes as no surprise, that job interviews are now conducted online as well. If you have never had an online interview, you might be feeling a little nervous. There are actually a lot of perks to the online interview, and making a good impression is even easier from the comfort of your home. Keep reading to learn how you can make a good impression during a virtual interview.  Continue

Resumes for Work at Home Positions

May 14, 2020 by localclassifieds-online

Not everyone thrives in work at home environments. Some find there is too much independence while others find the lack of socialization to be a distraction from actual work. Continue

How to Set Up a Home Office

April 23, 2020 by localclassifieds-online

Are you working from home for the first time? You’ll need to set up a home office where you can work undisturbed. Here are some tips for setting up a home office that will work with any budget. Continue

What to do When You Don't Have Enough to do at Work

March 9, 2020 by localclassifieds-online

Do you often find yourself with not enough to do at work? For some, this may be great, but for those who like to be busy, it’s not enjoyable. In fact, if you’re the kind of person who is trying to build a career, it can be downright frustrating. Here’s what to do if you have too much time on your hands at work. Continue

What to Include in a Cover Letter

February 10, 2020 by localclassifieds-online

If writing is not really your thing, then writing a cover letter for your job application might feel a bit overwhelming. The good news is that writing a cover letter is really not that hard. Once you know what to include in your letter, the rest will come naturally.  Continue

Three Healthcare Careers You Can Obtain Easily

January 9, 2020 by localclassifieds-online

The healthcare industry is constantly booming. It will continue to grow as long as people need medical care. You can take advantage of its growth potential by applying for jobs within the field. These are three jobs that are always available in the healthcare field that you may be interested in.  Continue

2020 Job Search Trends You Need to Know

December 13, 2019 by localclassifieds-online

It's the beginning of a new decade. That means things are changing. In order to make the most of your 2020 job search, you need to be up to date on job search trends that could affect you.  Continue

This is the Most Important Interview Skill You Need

November 12, 2019 by localclassifieds-online

Do interviews freak you out? You are not alone. Most people find the interview to be the most stressful part of a job search. You are so close to your goal, but you know the chance of blowing it is still very real. You will get lots of advice on how to master the job interview, but there is really only one skill you need to master.  Continue

3 Signs That You Should Start Your Own Business

October 8, 2019 by localclassifieds-online

Some people are employees and some people are not. Do you ever get the feeling that you were meant to be running a company rather than working for one? For many people heading off to work every day to follow someone else's instructions is nearly torture. If you feel that you fall into this category, perhaps you are meant for something different. There are certain indicators that will tell you if you should start  your own business.  Continue

What Is a Virtual Career Fair?

September 11, 2019 by localclassifieds-online

Do you ever wish you could do all the networking you needed from the comfort of home? Do you hate the awkward small talk and handshaking at traditional career fairs? You are in luck. Today, more and more organizations are launching virtual career fairs. These events bring the best of both worlds to your job search. Continue

How to Use the Open Door Policy

August 12, 2019 by localclassifieds-online

The open-door policy is something that every employer is supposed to offer its employees. It's a policy that lets employees know that they can come to them and discuss a variety of topics without judgment, retaliation, or reprimand. Continue

What Are The Most Relevant Degree Programs Today?

July 9, 2019 by localclassifieds-online

Deciding whether to apply for a part-time or full-time job is a crucial decision you'll have to make during your search. These are some of the benefits you can get from each option. Continue

The Benefits of Part-Time vs. Full-Time Jobs

June 7, 2019 by localclassifieds-online

Deciding whether to apply for a part-time or full-time job is a crucial decision you'll have to make during your search. These are some of the benefits you can get from each option. Continue

Job Seeking Over 40

April 11, 2019 by localclassifieds-online

If you are over 40 and seeking a job, you should be aware that special rules apply. Understanding the best way to go about your job search can mean the difference between months of dead ends and quickly landing a great job Continue

Three Entry Level Jobs That have Excellent Pay Rates

March 11, 2019 by localclassifieds-online

Entry-level jobs get their name from the minimum requirements that one has to meet to obtain them. You may be able to get an entry-level job with no experience, but that doesn't mean your wages won't be good. The following are three entry-level jobs that have amazing pay rates. Continue

How to Ask For a Job Transfer

February 8, 2019 by localclassifieds-online

Sometimes you want a job transfer because you’re unhappy in your current location. Other times you might want one because you need to relocate your family and you want to stay with the same company. Another reason is that there might be greater opportunities at a different branch of the company. Depending on the reason, here’s how to ask for a job transfer. Continue

3 Careers With High Job Security

January 8, 2019 by localclassifieds-online

Finding a great job with a good salary is one thing, but today what people are most concerned with is the security of knowing they will be able to hold on to that job for a while. Job security is just as important to many people as the paycheck and benefits. Continue

Was Your Termination An Act of Discrimination?

December 7, 2018 by localclassifieds-online

A job termination can be a terribly stressful time in your life. However, if you believe you were terminated as an act of discrimination, then you should realize that you have options available to you. Continue

7 Ways For Job Seekers To Pick Up Extra Cash This Holiday Season

November 11, 2018 by localclassifieds-online

Most people could use some extra cash during the holidays, and if you're a job seeker, you may find yourself stressed about the prospect of holiday expenses. Here are some ways to get some cash into your pocket quickly. Continue

How to Find a Job After Doing Jail Time

October 9, 2018 by localclassifieds-online

Finding a new job is hard enough, but throw in a few obstacles, such as an arrest record, and you can really start to get discouraged. The good news is that even those with a record of arrest and even jail time can still find a job and move on with their life. Here are a few things to keep in mind during your job search if you have and arrest record or have done jail time. Continue

4 New Employment Background Screening Trends

September 13, 2018 by localclassifieds-online

An increasing number of companies are creating formalized background screening processes for their businesses to ensure the best hiring decisions are made. Awareness of these protocols can allow you to prepare for interviews and stand out from the pack. Continue

Sexual Harassment Red Flags During a Job Search

August 13, 2018 by localclassifieds-online

The time during a job search can be a very challenging for anyone. For many individuals, feelings of desperation and even depression can creep in while looking for a new job. These types of feelings can make individuals especially vulnerable. Here are a few red flags you can be on the look out for to make sure you do not become a victim of sexual harassment during a job search. Continue

Is Your Family Slowing Down Your Job Search?

July 23, 2018 by localclassifieds-online

Being in between jobs can be a stressful time for you and your whole family. How you and your family react to this stress and the stress of your job search is critical to whether or not you will quickly and successfully land your next great job. If you feel your family may actually be slowing down your job search, try these helpful tips to get back on track and speed your job search along. Continue

How to Survive a Company Merger

June 11, 2018 by localclassifieds-online

Company mergers can be an exciting but confusing time. After all, you’re still an employee of the company you’ve always worked for, but now you might be working under different management, too. It’s almost like getting a new job without leaving the one you’re at. Continue

Three Qualities of the Best Managerial Candidates

May 14, 2018 by localclassifieds-online

Employers are seeking specific skills sets when they scan the managerial candidates. These skills sets are often more valuable to the employer than experience and tenure are. Here are three of those qualities that can make a person more desirable to potential employers for a managerial role. Continue

How To Know When to Move On To A New Job

April 17, 2018 by localclassifieds-online

No one wants to hate their job. Many career coaches claim that if you do what you love, it won’t feel like work at all. But what if you truly loathe your job? You still need a paycheck. Is happiness worth throwing a good paying job away? Continue

Quick tips to getting the job you want quickly

March 15, 2018 by localclassifieds-online

It's not always easy to find a job that fits your exact background. You may not have the education for a job you want or might be lacking in the requirements listed. Continue

Skills You Will Need to Get a Job with a Tech Giant

February 12, 2018 by localclassifieds-online

If you want a job with a tech giant such as Google, Amazon, Apple or Facebook, consider the following skills. Having the right knowledge can increase your odds of getting hired by the employer of your dreams. Continue

Tips for Securing a Career In the Marketing Industry

January 15, 2018 by localclassifieds-online

Today more than ever, marketing is essential to the success of businesses. With advances in marketing taking place on such a rapid basis, it comes as no surprise that there is a huge need for those who enter this profession. Continue

The Best States to Find a Good Job In

December 13, 2017 by localclassifieds-online

While you can find good jobs in just about any state, there are some that stand out for having a number of cities that offer great job opportunities and a reasonable cost of living. Here is an overview of some of the best states to find a good job in. Continue

Is The Teaching Field Very Competitive?

November 13, 2017 by localclassifieds-online

If you are going to college and want to enter into the field of teaching, there are several things you should know. First and foremost, you should look at the competition in this field. As you probably know, a lot of people go to college to become a teacher. Continue

4 Jobs That Offer Free Room and Board

October 12, 2017 by localclassifieds-online

Living expenses like room and board comprise a vast majority of the cost of everyday life. In fact, most people spend the most money on rent and mortgage payments than they do anything else. Second to that comes food and a car payment... Continue

How to Get Over Your Fear of Interviews

September 15, 2017 by localclassifieds-online

If you're afraid of interviews, you're not alone. Apparently, over 92% of people in the U.S. have interview anxiety. But you don't have to let a racing heart... Continue

The Best Jobs and Career Areas for Right-Brained People

August 11, 2017 by localclassifieds-online

Persons with right brain dominance tend to be artistic, creative and intuitive. They are fond of letting things unfold organically, and they can also be emotional or even mercurial. Continue

How to Follow-Up After Applying or Interviewing for a Job

July 13, 2017 by localclassifieds-online

It can be hard to have patience after you have applied or been interviewed for a job. Here are some guidelines for the follow-up process that can help you know when and how to get in touch with a potential employer. Continue

How to Prepare for a Job Interview

June 13, 2017 by localclassifieds-online

A job interview can be a nerve-wracking experience, especially if it is your first interview and/or you are already feeling stressed out about getting the job in question. Continue

Good Summer Jobs for Teens

May 13, 2017 by localclassifieds-online

Summer can be a good time to work and save money for college and/or other expenses and there are plenty of employers who are willing to hire teen applicants who have no prior work experience. Continue

Using Job Fairs Effectively

April 14, 2017 by localclassifieds-online

Jobs fairs are an important tool that you can use to help you find your next great job. Job or career fairs are organized events in which many companies will converge at once to screen many potential candidates at once. Continue

Is Becoming a Scrum Master a Good Idea?

March 15, 2017 by localclassifieds-online

If you have leadership skills, a talent for solving problems in an efficient manner and good communication skills, you may want to consider becoming a scrum master. Continue

How to Create Your Own Position in a Company

February 16, 2017 by localclassifieds-online

Sometimes you’re the perfect fit for a job. The title matches your experience and skills and everything works out beautifully. Continue

Growing Manufacturing Job Openings in the United States

January 11, 2017 by localclassifieds-online

Contrary to popular opinion, not all companies are shipping manufacturing jobs to other countries. Continue