On Zoom? These 7 Facial Expressions Are Hurting Your Career

people on a virtual zoom meeting

People know what you’re thinking just by observing your movements and mannerisms. And, this is true even if you aren’t working in a traditional office. We give off unconscious gestures all the time, and most of them are nonverbal. And believe it or not, these nonverbal expressions could be hurting your career. Zoom has become …

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Not a Desk Person? These Are the 50 Most Physical Jobs in America

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Written by: Katherine Gallagher While many Americans may spend most of their working days glued to a computer screen, others exert a great deal of energy due to the physical nature of their work. Stacker ranked the 50 most physical jobs in America using data from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET), a system developed by …

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These 50 Jobs Might Not Exist 50 Years From Now

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Written by: Andrew Lisa By August 2020, jobless claims had been approaching 55 million since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. Due to a sluggish recovery, it’s projected that thousands of jobs are unlikely to ever return. Whether that’s because businesses will ultimately shutter (or permanently reduce staff) or industries will be reinvented, there are …

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5 Proven Techniques to Nail Your Next Phone Interview

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The phone might seem old-fashioned. But, the phone is still used today for important business like conducting job interviews and phone-screen calls. A telephone interview is a common way for a company to get a high-level feel for candidates who applied for an open position before inviting them in for an in-person interview. These “phone-screen” …

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55 Highest-Paid Jobs in Construction

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Written by: Angela Underwood The U.S. has the largest construction market globally. Projected residential growth has the occupational outlook for construction industry laborers moving 5% faster than other occupation averages projected for 2029, with laborers in the market thriving off jobs that pay well for hard physical labor. Construction industry laborers must work in extreme …

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Improve Your Writing (and Your Resume) For Free With Grammarly!

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You’ve likely heard of Grammarly by now, but if not, it’s a secure app and browser extension that uses A.I. to improve your writing drastically. It will automatically catch spelling, grammar, and other language errors you may not notice. If you haven’t used it yet, I highly suggest checking it out – especially if you’re …

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10 Clear Signs That It’s Time To Find a New Job

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How can you tell that it’s time to start looking for a new job? It might be time to find a new job even if you like where you work. It’s great to like your job, but don’t let that stop you from making an intelligent career choice. The most successful professionals are proactive. They see the …

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Start Your Career Sooner: 100 2-Year Degrees That Pay Well

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Written by: Madison Troyer It’s no secret that the cost of college in America is skyrocketing. In 2018, Forbes released a mini-study examining just how much costs had actually changed over the last 30 years. They reported that in 1989, the average cost for all four-year institutions was $26,902 for the entire program (or $52,892 …

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Increase Your Productivity with the Pomodoro Technique

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Everyone is concerned with productivity, whether you work from home, in an office, or elsewhere. It doesn’t matter how much time you spend on something – what matters is how much you can get done.  With distractions all around us, it’s easy to get side-tracked and procrastinate. There are methods to be more productive with …

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