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Finding a job
Root cause failure analysis of job fairs
Discover the most common pitfalls for job seekers and employers to avoid.
Trading time for money
Recruiting and job hunting on the Internet.
Command of the language
The effective use of cogent, persuasive, terse, grammatically correct, standard English is going to make your job easier.
Humans are resources or assets, just like computers, which we routinely toss in the garbage when they can’t cope with the hot, new features programmers build into their latest software offerings. The manufacturing industry is merely swapping out assets endowed with Skill Set A for those having Skill Set B. Russ Kratowicz, PE, offers these registration-free web resources to improve your financial lot in life.
Ethos, pathos, logos
Take control of a room full of people and have fun while you are doing it.
Uniform job standards aim at defining the profession
The European Federation of National Maintenance Societies (EFNMS) is finalizing standardized job classifications for maintenance manager, maintenance supervisor and maintenance technician in 21 European countries. Should the U.S. follow suit?
The reality of green jobs
Energy Expert Peter Garforth reports that the shortage of energy expertise is strategic, as well as tactical.
Don't quit your day job
But you could still develop your good ideas and commercialize them.
Personal ways to advance your career and our profession
Most maintenance workers have received limited formal training and have huge gaps between what they perceive and what actually are best practices. Taking a proactive approach to educating workers can improve your career as well.
Knowledge control is key in today's workplace
Shrinking workforces and changes in career attitudes demand knowledge control.
Should you belong to an association?
One award-winning executive says belonging to an association can help you get ahead.
Networking for fun and profit
Dress well, remember a few names and faces, and you're the center of attention
What is the connection between noncompete agreements and severance packages?