Military veterans report that they have a difficult time figuring out if they’re qualified for the job, and then translating their skills into civilian skills. Here’s a process that will help you to determine if your specific skills will match the job you’re applying for.
If you have a chance to ask a few unusual, and unexpected questions in an interview, it can give you some great insight on your candidate. Here’s a few questions to try, and what they can tell you about your candidate:
If you’ve left the military and started looking for a job out in the ‘real world,’ it can feel daunting or even discouraging when you’re not familiar with this completely different environment. Many veterans are highly qualified for the job, but never get a shot to show what a great Here are some important ways to get past some big hurdles, and increase the chance that you’ll be the one they make the offer to: READ ARTICLE “Increase your chances of getting hired after the military”
Skype and other video platforms have made it so much easier for employers to maximize their time by scheduling first round video interviews. This makes it easier for you too, with less travel time. But don’t skip on all the other preparations! Here’s our recommendations for a great video interview:
It’s camping season – and your craftsmen tools can be really handy in the wilderness too! Here are some brilliant ways to use them on a camping trip this summer:
Small companies that outsource are shown to grow faster, larger, and are more profitable than those that don’t, according to a Pricewaterhouse Cooper survey.
And, this just makes sense! Because when you outsource, you’ll have more time to dedicate to growing the business with less overhead as you expand. If you have a one-time project, you can get going much more quickly on it!.
When you’re at an interview, it’s important that you don’t spend all your time talking about yourself! Your potential employer will want to see you show some interest and knowledge about your them with intelligent questions.
Did you know there are all kinds of things you can do with a 5-Gallon Bucket? Sure, we’ve all used them on a project site… and of course you can wash your car or store food with them. But check out these other really fun options that’ll keep you from being bored on a Sunday afternoon:
Summer is almost here, and temperatures are already beginning to rise. The warmer weather is a welcome change, but it can also create a new danger on the worksite. The heat can exhaust your team, the sun can burn, and hard physical labor makes everyone prone to dehydration.
If you haven’t embraced green building, you’re limiting your job prospects. Green construction is no longer a fringe movement for Prius-driving environmentalists. Corporate clients are embracing green building as a means of cutting energy costs, meeting new government regulations and presenting a social conscious to their clients. Residential customers are turning to green products to reduce their energy costs, improve their homes’ efficiency and benefit from the growing number of federal and state tax incentives.
Are you prepared for green building? Whether you’re experienced with green construction standards or not, becoming familiar with these four sustainability trends will increase your marketability.