In this economy almost no one world-wide is working up to their potential. If you're in the position of having to apply for a job you're overqualified for and don't want to be rejected because you're too good, watch this video for tips on hiding overqualification and getting the job you need until you can have the one you want.
Don’t you just hate it when you try to go on a website while you’re at work—and find out your boss has blocked it? Here’s how to thwart The Man. With these tips, you'll be able to check your facebook or myspace at work (or whatever sites your employer may be blocked). All you need is access to google. Did you know? According to one survey, 78% of employers block employee access to pornography, 47% block gambling sites, 20% block shopping and auction sites, and 4% block news sites.
This video aimed at electricians, is designed to help employers and employees what is required in the standard that is applied for the control of energy during maintenance and servicing of equipment and machinery. Employers are required by law to develop proper lockout safety procedures and provide proper protection materials and safety training. This video is highly important for any electrician, apprentice or journeyman, because it will help prevent injury… or even death.
We all want to put our best face forwards on our social networking profiles. Facebook, MySpace, Twitter and all the rest are the best places to show great photos of yourself. You never know who might be looking. Employers, potential suitors, ex-high school classmates.. they are all snooping to see what you're doing and how you look these days.
Roofing is pretty dangerous work, maybe one of the most dangerous is residential construction. But if you're following all of the necessary safety guidelines, the chances of getting injured on the worksite are minimal. Working safe doesn't take long, and you don't have to sacrifice safety to do quality work and make a profit.
This video is dedicated to the residential construction workforce and focuses on how to safely install siding. It's intent is to help provide employees and employers with the tools to make the residential workplace productive and safe. It outlines a number of code requirements and will show how to work safely and how to meet all of the safety requirements during the siding phase of residential construction. The areas discussed in this safety video are job preparation, walk-around safety inspe...
With social networking systems, YouTube comments chains, chat rooms, bulletins boards, Twitter updates... It seems as if almost everyone has at one time publicly stated an opinion on the Internet. Nearly half of all prospective employers research job applicants online. Make sure that what you’re posting today doesn’t cost you a dream job tomorrow!
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how write a resume in the table format. A table formatted resume is one of the most effective formats. It highlights metrics in a particular field that potential employers are looking for in a presentable quick overview. At the top of the table, provide your name, contact information and location. In the table, list your skill, experience, role and products from each of your previous jobs and experiences. This video will benefit those viewers who are sear...
In this tutorial, we learn how to not answer the "How do you stay current?" question. When you are asked this question on an interview, it's important to know how to answer it without looking crazy. To answer this correctly, do not answer what you "want" to do, employers are not interested in this. Also, hinting that learning is a low priority is not impressive to your interviewer. You want to be more specific when stating the obvious, so they completely understand what you are trying to say....
In this tutorial, we learn how to create a professional resume with Chuck Aranda. A professional resume shouldn't be very long. It should be around 1 page, and only a half of a page if it needs to be written on another page. Make sure that it not only looks professional and attractive, but it's also easy to read. Tailor your resume to each job you apply to, employers like to know you took time to apply to just their job instead of sending out your resume in mass. Make sure to use an easy to r...
Band bios have a cherished place in the world of band promotional material. A killer one can do wonders for cultivating your image among your fans and potential employers. This video will give you tips for writing a killer band biography that will get you noticed.
In this video, we learn how to create a compelling resume. When you talk about your prior experience, write down something that you learned from your work background, preferably something that matches the job you're applying for. Employers are looking for something you were taught in your experience. Write down any accomplishments you received while on the job, and how well you did them as well. If you're graduated, let them know when you are available for full time work and when you are grad...
This video goes over cover letter formats, specifically in Full Block Style. Cover Letters accompany resumes in job applications. They should be sent ahead of the resume. They go over your experience, desires and objectives. The cover letter is important to both employers and employees. A human resources or HR department often receives thousands of letters that it must review before granting a job candidate a job interview or even reading their resume. This is a LIAD Production for World of W...
There's a lot of résumé writing happening right now. While it's a confusing and frustrating time, you don't have to wait to search for new opportunities. Maintaining a clear head and being proactive in your next career steps are two qualities that are necessary at this moment.
While the job market is slowly rebounding, competition remains fierce. Don't get caught behind when a new opportunity presents itself. Preparation is key to landing your new big job.
While landing a job isn't the easiest thing in the world, you can probably blame your résumé for a number of lost opportunities. Writing up a cover letter and résumé is frustrating and time-consuming, but if you spend the time to get them right, the effort will drastically increase your chances of getting employed.
Your resume is the first, best way for you to get an employers attention. If you have done a lot of interesting things in your life, you may feel compelled to list them all on your resume. This is wrong, and this video will explain how and why streamlining your resume will help you land an interview.
In this video, groddin99 describes the correct way to write a resume and fashion a cover letter. Groddin99 knows the importance of a clean and formatted resume, and he gives advice and tips on formatting your resume properly, and how to list your previous jobs and your skill set. He also explains how inappropriate it is to draw pictures on the margins of the paper your resume is printed on. Groddin99 has written many books on this subject, and with his tips, you can write and fashion an attra...
The economy is rough at the moment, and we all need our jobs more than ever. Check out this tutorial, and learn how to make yourself so valuable at your job that no one would ever want to fire you.
Wherever life takes you, knowing how to successfully manage both large-scale projects and teams will undoubtedly serve you well. Whether you're eyeing a promotion at work or looking to switch to an entirely different field, having the skills to innovate products, inspire people, and solve problems will make you stand out to your current and future employers.
If you've ever searched for a new job online, chances are you've been completely overwhelmed by the process. Clicking through pages and pages of semi-relevant job postings, sending out hundreds of emailed résumés, and filling out applications is tiresome and dull.
There's an epidemic on the Internet, and the disease—Facebook. It's an addiction comparable to a hot cup of coffee in the morning or a soothing cigarette throughout the day—in worse case scenarios, a hit from the crack pipe. If you're on Facebook, you know what I'm talking about. You're addicted to finding out what's going on with your friends and addicted to telling those friends everything you're doing. You can't stop, even when you're at work.
The increasingly important world of white hat or "ethical" hacking is getting competitive. Thanks to growing salaries and opportunities for talented and trained coding pros who can infiltrate servers and safeguard networks against digital threats, demand for intrepid cyber warriors is through the roof, and it shows no signs of slowing down any time soon.
In the last decade, the number of people working remotely in the US has increased dramatically, and so has their need for technology and software to supplement that remote work. Whether you work from home or a coworking office space, the requirement for highly compatible and helpful productivity apps is a must if you want to get things done successfully.
Do you believe you just don't have an intuitive sense of math? Sadly, this is the case for many people. The reality is that math is learned with practice. No one is born with a math gene making them more intuitive than others.
The coronavirus pandemic has ushered in an unprecedented time in modern history where terms like "social distancing" and "self-quarantine" have pushed their way into the zeitgeist.
The gig economy is thriving, and if you aren't already making money with your phone, you could be missing out on easy residual income. Some people just want extra cash, and some even manage to completely ditch the 9–5, enabling them to work at their own pace and set their own hours.
The augmented reality and VR arm of Verizon, Envrmnt, wants to make it really easy for anyone to create AR apps.
Shapr is a new networking app that aims to help professionals connect more efficiently, and draws much of its format from dating-focused social networking apps. Shapr could be especially useful for those who have recently moved into their industry or location, and for those seeking employers or employees. For example, the app already has 65,000 users just in New York City alone.
Autonomous vehicles, aka self-driving cars, are not yet available to the public (at least not ones SAE Level 3 and higher). However, this doesn't make the jobs any less in demand. In fact, if you meet the right qualifications, you could make a lot of money in this industry.
We're living in uncertain times. The sudden outbreak of the novel coronavirus and subsequent self-isolation of roughly half the world's population has led to a massive reorganization of the economy, countless layoffs, compromised security networks, and a variety of other significant disruptions that will forever alter the landscape of our daily lives.
There's now more reasons to make sick workers stay home—a new game theory study suggests adequate hand washing and other illness-aversion tactics aren't as useful as we thought to keep you from getting infected when a virus or bacteria is circulating.
Emails sent from an iPhone, by default, are signed "Sent from my iPhone," which almost seems like a disclaimer in case the email has spelling or formatting errors. If your goal is to look professional while corresponding with coworkers or potential employers, then you're better off removing the signature completely and just typing your name out.
Our workdays are typically filled with one thought: get as much completed as possible. Whether you face an inbox filled with tasks or just a project or two, both our bosses and our inner workhorses encourage us to knock out as many tasks as we can each day. But is being super-productive the best course of action for our minds and our employers?
In 2020, we had to learn that it's up to us to make ourselves stand out in our jobs or to future employers. Coding is a skill that won't just make you stand out — it'll make you indispensable. Due to the mass move to working online, there is more demand for strong, intuitive web design, and learning to code means you can be the person who makes that.
The first step to getting your life together? Getting your online security together. After all, security when you're shopping, video calling, and more means more than ever in a digital age when anyone can copy your info or try to pose as you on the web. This Premium Privacy Bundle featuring Zenmate and StartMail will give you a secure VPN and encrypt your emails, all at a bundled price. The security duo is on sale for 60% off for a limited time, which means it's just $44.99 (regularly $113).
If you have information technology or computer science aspirations — even white hat hacking — then Python is a programming language you absolutely have to be familiar with. According to a recent survey of industry experts, Python is the fastest-growing language in the developer field. It's also one of the most sought-after skill sets among employers and is responsible for some of the best hacking tools.
If you've tossed around the idea of turning your interest in white hat hacking into a career in cybersecurity or IT, now's as good as time as ever to invest some time and energy into improving your skill set.
Boozing it up at work might have been okay back in the days of Mad Men, but today, employers prefer that their workers stay sober. What you and your bosses probably don't know is that a little drinking on the job can actually increase your creative capacity and problem-solving skills. Alcohol Can Enhance Your Creativity at Work
Thanks to a growing demand for talented and trained leaders who can inspire teams and innovate new products and services, there's never been a better time to work as a project manager. Whether you're interested in joining the ranks of a Fortune 500 company or working independently, project managers command high salaries and enjoy unparalleled opportunities for advancement.