Tag: electrician

  • 10 Best Jobs In Construction In 2013

    10 Best Jobs In Construction In 2013

    By Jada A. Graves As one of the hardest-hit industries during the Great Recession, construction saw its largest percentage decline in employment in the post-World War II era, 13.7 percent, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. And as the country began to claw its way out of the economic muck, the BLS had... Continue Reading

  • 9 Well-Paying Jobs That Don't Require A Degree

    9 Well-Paying Jobs That Don't Require A Degree

    Richard Branson, Rachael Ray, Mark Zuckerberg and Lady Gaga all have two things in common: 1) They are incredibly successful; 2) They are college dropouts. While it's a common belief that in order to be successful and make a lot of money you need to have a college degree, those four prove that's not... Continue Reading

  • Are You Smart Enough To Be An Electrician?

    Are You Smart Enough To Be An Electrician?

    Of the many modern luxuries we take for granted – and there are many – few are as underappreciated as electricity. Think about how often you flip on a light switch, charge your phone, or turn on the TV. Heck, the computer you're using to read this likely is plugged into an outlet (and if not, your... Continue Reading

  • 6 In-Demand Skilled Trade Jobs And How To Get 'Em

    6 In-Demand Skilled Trade Jobs And How To Get 'Em

    By Dawn Papandrea Ever glance at a home or car repair bill and think to yourself, "I'm in the wrong line of work!"? If so, it's with good reason. Skilled tradespeople who can build, repair or maintain equipment that most lay people cannot do on their own can rake in the big bucks, especially if they build... Continue Reading

  • Sample Resume: Electrician

    Sample Resume: Electrician

    Sam needed a resume he could use to apply for a prominent position on a local electricians board/association. He worked with Jill Grindle, President & Principal Resume Strategist of A Step Ahead Resume to document his career progression and accomplishments. Grindle used functional keywords in the areas of... Continue Reading

  • Highest-Paying Trades

    Highest-Paying Trades

    Their jobs may be low on glamour, but tradespeople do the important stuff. They build roads and skyscrapers, fix broken-down machinery, and keep America moving over roads and waterways. Careers in the trades offer a chance to work with your hands, and often let you earn while you learn through apprenticeships or... Continue Reading

  • Blue Collar Jobs in Demand for 2010

    Blue Collar Jobs in Demand for 2010

    Ready for a career change but dread getting another desk job? Then how about trying your hand at, well, working with your hands? "There is a blue collar renaissance going on right now," says Joe Lamacchia, author of Blue Collar and Proud of It: The All-in-One-Resource for Finding Freedom, Financial Success, and... Continue Reading