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What You Need to Know About Becoming an Independent Truck Driver

Truck drivers are a crucial part of this nation's economy. If you want in on a slice of this action but don't want to be tied down to a specific company, you can become an independent truck driver.

Before you follow this path, though, there are some important things you need to know that will help you succeed in the long run. To get you started on the right foot, here are a few things you need to know about…


Added by Anica Oaks on April 10, 2020 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Learning to Lead: 5 Tips to Help You Develop Into an Effective Leader

Every business needs an effective leader if they want to succeed. However, this is easier said than done. One of the best qualities of an effective leader is always looking for ways to improve. Here are five tips to help you develop into an effective leader.

Get Training

There are a number of different classes and seminars to help you learn how to be a great leader.…


Added by Anica Oaks on March 18, 2020 at 4:00pm — No Comments

How to Become a Medical Assistant in the Changing World of Healthcare

If you want to have a career in the medical field but don’t want to invest the time and money into being a physician, a medical assistant can be the right field for you. Medical assistants work alongside physicians to provide a high level of care to patients. You’ll find these individuals working in both outpatient and ambulatory care facilities around the nation.

The Employment Outlook

Medical assistants are one of the highest in-demand fields of our time. With the Bureau of…


Added by Anica Oaks on March 13, 2020 at 6:00pm — No Comments

How to Use Your Myers-Briggs Type Indicator to Choose the Right Career for You

As an evolution and implementation of Carl Jung’s theories about human psychology, the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) test has quickly become an established assessment tool in business. Just as employers use it to find the best talent for open positions, it can also be a valuable asset for you when deciding between prospective career paths.

Take the Test Right

It may sound obvious, but it’s important to take the time to actually do the test properly if you want to get…


Added by Anica Oaks on March 5, 2020 at 11:30am — No Comments

4 Diverse Career Paths for Military Veterans

It’s always important to know what you’re going to do when you get out of the military. Transitioning into civilian life is easier if you have a job waiting for you, so a solid plan is a must. Below are four diverse career paths that are perfect for military veterans.

Private Security

Private security companies are always looking for military veterans to bolster their numbers. These companies understand the importance of training and discipline and they tend to be fairly…


Added by Anica Oaks on February 26, 2020 at 1:00pm — No Comments

How to Start a Career in Cyber Threat Intelligence

Careers in computer science typically tend to offer individuals significant employment opportunities. If you really want a chance to get involved in a growing field, though, you will need to specialize. Below are the steps you’ll need to take to start a career in the growing field of Cyber Threat Intelligence.

Start with Education

While it’s not technically necessary to have a specific degree in order to become a cyber threat intelligence analyst, the vast majority of…


Added by Anica Oaks on February 11, 2020 at 11:30am — No Comments

4 Things You Need to Know Before Becoming an Independent Truck Driver

If you’re ready to set out on your own and start making money as an independent truck driver, you’re joining an elite group of professionals that enjoy substantial freedom and financial reward as a result of their choice. Before you hit the road, though, there are a few things that are good to know to ensure that this next chapter of your life is successful. To help you get started on the right foot, here are a few tips to help you succeed as an independent truck driver.



Added by Anica Oaks on January 7, 2020 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Getting New Employees Up to Speed in Record Time

Hiring new employees may seem like the fruitful end of an important task, but the next step of orienting your new hires is just as important. Although traditional new employee training involved classroom or conference room guidance, technology has made it possible to train employees using shorter, easier methods. Here are a few tips to get your…


Added by Anica Oaks on January 3, 2020 at 5:30pm — No Comments

4 Careers Paths That Will Train You on the Job

If you want to embark upon a lucrative career but are worried that you don’t have the education or qualifications to land a good job, you’ll be pleased to know that there are open positions that will provide training on the job. Learning the skills that you need to succeed while you work will allow you to earn a living while gaining a valuable education in the field that could lead to other career opportunities in higher positions in the future. Any of these four career paths can provide…


Added by Anica Oaks on December 18, 2019 at 12:30pm — No Comments

4 Exciting Career Paths That Will Allow You to Work Internationally

If you dream of working in an international location, you can pursue a career path that gives you the opportunity to move to another country. Many of these types of careers are known to pay excellent salaries and provide job stability. These four exciting career paths will allow you to work internationally.

Flight Attendant

Becoming a…


Added by Anica Oaks on November 27, 2019 at 1:00pm — No Comments

4 Potential Career Paths for Chemical Engineers

A degree in chemical engineering can open the door to many exciting and fulfilling career options. Many of the positions that are available for chemical engineers allow you to explore different aspects of the industry while playing an integral role in this field. Here are four potential career paths for chemical engineers.

Research Engineer

Chemical research engineers are needed to develop experimental programs using a variety of chemical mixtures. If you choose to work in…


Added by Anica Oaks on October 23, 2019 at 12:30pm — No Comments

4 Ways to Prepare When You Start out as a Contractor

Becoming a contractor can be a great career option for anyone that wants to own their own business and has valuable skills in home construction, repair, or renovation. While there are a lot of benefits that can come with a contractor career, it is also a business that can be hard to get off of the ground. Fortunately, there are four ways that you can prepare when you are looking to start out as a contractor.

Know Your Niche

If you want to be a contractor, there will be plenty…


Added by Anica Oaks on October 17, 2019 at 11:30am — No Comments

4 Professions That Need Specific Insurance Coverage

All businesses need to have some type of basic insurance, but you might need specialized coverage if you work in a specific industry. Certain jobs come with unique risks, and you must be absolutely sure that your insurance is going to cover accidents, injuries, loss of income, and legal fees.


When a doctor is hired by a hospital, they are often covered by a blanket policy. Unfortunately, some doctors are going to need additional coverage if they own a private practice…


Added by Anica Oaks on October 3, 2019 at 6:00pm — No Comments

What You Need to Do to Become a Professional Welder

Becoming a welder can be a great career path. Welders continue to be high in demand to either help with the production of new real estate or other products, or to repair existing ones. When you are looking to become a professional welder, there several things that you need to do to ensure that you receive the right education and certification.

Research the Job

The first thing that you need to do when you want to become a welder is to spend time researching the job. While the…


Added by Anica Oaks on September 24, 2019 at 6:30pm — No Comments

3 Rights You Have as a Factory Worker

All workers in the United States have rights when it comes to the environment where they work. This includes both the physical environment and the mental atmosphere or culture of the workplace. When it comes to labor laws, many were initially enacted with the traditional factory worker in mind. Here are some rights that you may or may not be aware…


Added by Anica Oaks on September 11, 2019 at 11:00am — No Comments

4 Lucrative Trade Careers You Don't Need a Degree For

Trade jobs provide people with high-paying careers that don’t require a college degree. Student debt is at an all-time high, and with the cost of living also on the rise, many young people are exploring alternatives to the traditional career path. Below are four of the top trade jobs that you can train and apply for without a degree.


Truckers need to complete training at a certified trucker’s school and earn a commercial driver’s license (CDL). Truckers drive long…


Added by Anica Oaks on July 19, 2019 at 11:30am — No Comments

Ready to Sever Ties with Your Supervisor? 4 Careers That Let You Be Your Own Boss

If you are a person whose independent spirit leads you to think about self-employment each time your supervisor says or does something foolish, you are not alone. According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, 9.6 million Americans were…


Added by Anica Oaks on December 7, 2018 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Career Guidance: How Professionals Earn Their Positions

Working your way up the career ladder can be challenging, but the rewards are often fulfilling. Getting to the top to enjoy a meaningful professional position depends on several factors. Some may be out of your reach, like working with an amiable and ethical group of employees. But other aspects of building a career can be managed by someone who takes the necessary…


Added by Anica Oaks on October 29, 2018 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Why Open-Minded Graphic Design Grads Find More Career Opportunities

As your graduation date approaches, you may be eager to begin your new career as a graphic designer. For the last few years, you may have dreamed about working for a major advertising or marketing firm. However, you may increasingly be realizing how competitive the job market is, and you may even be getting discouraged about your lack of ability to secure a job yet in your field. While graphic designers…


Added by Anica Oaks on September 25, 2018 at 6:00pm — No Comments

4 Highly Sought-After Careers in the Service Field Worth Pursuing

The service industry has to do with individuals that provide services to people as compared to making goods or products. Examples of major fields within this industry include hospitality, customer service, financial services and even health care. However, the following four careers are worth pursuing because they are expected to grow significantly in the upcoming…


Added by Anica Oaks on August 3, 2017 at 11:30am — 1 Comment


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