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7 Trades Jobs That Aren't Going Anywhere Anytime Soon

Automation has crept in on us subtly. Sometimes it's hard to believe that we didn’t always use automatic tellers or check out our own groceries at the supermarket. Tellers and cashiers aren't the only casualties of the new efficient technology-driven society, however. Software does a lot of what accountants used to do. Secretaries used to flood the streets of major cities before we all began to handle our own correspondence with laptops and personal computers. Tradespeople are not...

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5 Dangerous Jobs That Pay Ridiculously Well

Although many individuals are okay with a normal routine, standard eight-to-four or nine-to-five schedule, and safe work environment, some prefer more adventurous types of employment. If you are one of those who enjoys a riskier way to earn a paycheck, here are five dangerous, but highly compensated jobs you may consider for your next career move.   1. Logger   Also referred to as a lumberjack or woodsman, this job presents a high-risk due to falling objects such as limbs a...

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4 Nifty Places to Work If You Enjoy Networking

If you’re a natural networker, you probably really enjoy being in the company of others. You are also likely interested in meeting new people and learning about them. These four types of employment offer the chance to exercise your networking skills.   1. Cruise Ship   You could work in virtually any capacity on a cruise ship and have ample opportunities to network. Cruise ship employees and passengers come from all over the world and all walks of life. And even thoug...

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4 Digital Skills to Make Your Resume More Marketable

To get the right job, you'll need to have a marketable resume. Marketing yourself to the companies you would love to work for is never a simple task.  Why would a recruiter choose one candidate over the other? How to attract the interest and increase the chances of getting hired?   In our connected world, the digital skills are essential for getting a job. Strange enough, the digital skills gap is reportedly widening pointing out that the digital skills and candidates...

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What You Can Expect From A Summer Job

Summer jobs are something all students and freshers shall look forward to.    Why so?   Summer is arguably the best time of the year. The beautiful weather inspires us all to get out there and go for it. Vacations, weekend getaways, and camping offer opportunities to revive burned out willpower. The vitamin D is in full swing. We all enjoy it in our own way, but there's something we can agree on: summer sales are an excellent opportunity to siege the advantage. The...