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8 Important Skills You Need to Be an Elementary School Teacher

Perhaps above all, a great elementary school teacher needs patience and compassion—but there are many other skills that are essential to teaching success. Some can be learned right away and some only developed over time. compiled the required skills and abilities needed to become an elementary school teacher according to the O*NET Resource Center, …

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These 11 Skilled Trades Jobs Pay More Than $50K

When the COVID-19 pandemic began and people were suddenly spending more time at home, many started looking at repairs and renovations they’d put off. For employers and commercial building owners, having fewer workers in the office made it an ideal time to schedule renovations and other structural improvements without disrupting business. Though the timing seemed …

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Rake in the Dough: 35 Jobs That Make a Lot of Money

There are many ways to make money, but if you really want to rake in the dough, get a high-paying job. Having more money makes life easier. You can afford to buy nice things and travel if you want. However, most jobs that make a lot of money require specialized skills, long hours, and complex …

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11 Essential Leadership Skills for New and Aspiring Leaders

The opportunity to step up into a leadership role is one of life’s most exciting transitions, but developing leadership skills to fulfill that role can be daunting. There are countless leadership training resources, including books, podcasts, and other media. So, where does a person begin to develop their leadership ability? To help you start your …

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36 Tips To Prepare for a Job Interview (And Beat the Competition)

Since the pandemic, the job market, how we work, and ultimately how we get interviewed have all changed. To make the best interview impression possible, you need to be well-informed about the company and its products, know how to tackle tricky interview questions, and come across as confident and qualified. The following 36 job interview …

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How to Overcome Job-hopping In Your Resume

Whether you’re a young professional still thinking about your career goals or an experienced professional transitioning into another industry, you may have switched jobs a bit before getting to where you are now. Job hopping is increasingly common in the workforce. However, it’s still seen by employers as a red flag if you have numerous …

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20 Transcription Jobs That Pay Well and Let You Work from Home

Are you looking for a work-from-home job that pays well? If so, transcription might be the perfect fit for you.  Transcription is the process of converting audio or video files into written documents. It can be a great way to make money from home as there are a variety of transcription jobs to choose from. …

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The 10 Most Popular TED Talks About Leadership

Written by: Tai Gooden As of May 2021, 8.9 million people in the U.S. work in management positions—representing 6.3% of all workers—according to estimates from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. From managers of mom and pop shops to those working for tech giants like Google, these leaders are tasked with creating a successful workplace by …

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Use These 50 Tips to Improve Your Work-From-Home Life

Written by: Peter Richman Remote work in the U.S. increased by 159% from 2005 to 2017, according to data from FlexJobs and Global Workplace Analytics. Before the COVID-19 outbreak, 4.7 million people—about 3.4% of the population—worked from home. In light of social-distancing and shelter-in-place orders, that number has jumped exponentially and is expected to continue …

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On Zoom? These 7 Facial Expressions Are Hurting Your Career

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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