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Jan 30

Where the Jobs Are – The New Blue Collar – USA Today

Joseph Poole will make more than $100,000 in wages and overtime by the end of the year.The 21-year-old works in what looks like NASA’s mission control, monitoring the manufacturing process at Chevron Phillips petrochemical plant in Houston. Poole didn’t get the job with the engineering degree he originally considered. Instead, Poole landed it with a […]

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Jul 27

Communication skills training: Crucial in today’s world

<p>The well-respected business publication <em>Forbes</em>, published an <a href=”” target=”_blank”>article in February 2015</a> that calls communication “today’s most important skill.” The article ends with this call to action: “In truth, we live in a communication age, and it’s time we start taking it seriously.”</p><p>In order to succeed in 2015 and beyond – whether at work, […]

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Jul 27

Conflict resolution tackles tough stuff: Communication training

Two of your coworkers disagree about how loudly to play the radio, and they argue about it daily. Even worse, they try to drag you into the middle and force you into taking sides. Or maybe a customer is dissatisfied where you work, and you’re trying to find a way to satisfy her in a […]

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Jun 8

CNC Certification – Your Next Big Career Step

CNC machines (Computerized Numerical Control) are machine tools controlled by a specialized computer. They come in a wide range of types: mills, lathes, plasma cutters, drills, and more. Almost every machine tool used in manufacturing has a CNC variant. What Is CNC? CNC stands for Computerized Numerical Control. CNC allows for the efficient and cost-effective […]

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