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Balaji Arya
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8 days ago

If you do not have a four-year degree, your resume should focus on three sections: your work experience, skills, and expertise. By focusing on these three things, you can create a powerful resume that will help you get the job you want.

So what are the top skills you can put on your resume?

  1. Teamwork
  2. Leadership
  3. Communication
  4. Time management
  5. Computer skills

Want to know what else you should include in your resume? Find out here.

And comment below -- When was the last time you updated your resume? ๐Ÿค”

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Reena B.
9 days ago

Gig workers are independent contractors, online platform workers, contract firm workers, on-call workers, and temporary workers. Lyft and Uber drivers are examples of gig workers. Below are some pros and cons. Do you agree? What have you experienced?

Pros: ๐Ÿ‘ Flexibility ๐Ÿ‘ Greater Independence ๐Ÿ‘ Pay (sometimes)

Cons: ๐Ÿ˜ No benefits ๐Ÿ˜ Personal Expenses ๐Ÿ˜ Feel isolated ๐Ÿ˜ Constantly looking for the next gig

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Tara Carlson
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Great topic Reena!! As an independent contractor I can agree that its flexible & offers great independence. Pay can sometimes be unreliable, but that was only before I actually got set up with my clients. Now, pay is always reliable & I don't have to worry about it. I'd have to agree with the Cons, but I've managed to work around that. Benefits, that's probably the biggest hassle of being an independent contractor, but I found this really great insurance company that works soley with contractors, & the coverage is great for me & my family & its renewed yearly automatically so I don't have to worry about it. It was very difficult finding this insurance company, previous ones we have used were only for 6 months at a time, it was such a headache! Personal expenses, that's expected, but we get tax breaks as everything that I do at my home office is taken into account. I have an accountant so I make sure that we are doing our taxes correctly & getting the most credits that are offered. Feeling isolated isn't really something I've experienced. I have co-workers, just not someone I can visit with at the office, but I can do video chats & its pretty much like they are in my office. :) Constantly looking for the next gig, that can be a hassle, but word of mouth is how I find my clients. Referrals are truely a lifesaver!

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Nur Yunlu

I love the flexibility! No benefits are no good.

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Nur Yunlu
9 days ago

Some people enjoy working in the same place for a long time. Knowledge and confidence grew over the years. Enjoy seeing the same environment and coworkers. Seniority is a plus. Making less money doesnโ€™t affect their decision in the workplace.

On the other hand, some people prefer to put first income more than interaction with others or the environment.

If restaurants start losing business, restaurant workers make less money.

Would you change your job or stay?

#jobsearch #aboutmyjob #workfromhome #foodservices #retail #motivation #advice #watercooler #interview #resume #application #wordsofadvice

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Phoebe Montrie
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I've done both and there are pros and cons to each!! Sometimes when you stay in one place for too long it can feel stagnant or the drama gets tiresome. Restaurants often have the same recurring problems that never get solved, and that can cause a strain. Switching to a new one is extremely challenging and not always rewarding, and I think thats why some folks will stay, even if a restaurant isn't making money! Thanks for this post! ๐Ÿ–ค

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Gregory Go

Also leaving one restaurant or server job is easy. Known for high turn over. They can be a dime a dozen. Some are also cut throat too. Others can be cliquish and exclusive. The stress interview e.g. why did you leave your old job hee haw hee Other gross operators Robert Irvine Shreds as the "best server" or "best line cook" is a liability not an asset also The Restaurant starring Roco DiSpirito John Taffer Bar Rescue Wille Restaurant Steakout

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Ashley Giorgi
9 days ago

What work field or industry do you have the most experience? Are you finding opportunities in this field or willing to switch? #jobsearch #advice #workfromhome #interview #application # #hiringevents #

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Shane Maxwell
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I have worked on X Ray equipment for 18 years , have been to five schools on x ray / electric . I have a small boat business but need solid income when winter hits

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Blake Collins

Registered nurse for 16 + years. Mostly home health case management. I have also worked in landscape design, agriculture/ranching, electrician, bartender/restaurants earlier in my life. I am currently researching cloud and AI as I am interested in how these tools will be used in the future of healthcare. I am ready to look into other work options honestly.

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Paul Baker
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9 days ago

Which professions unfairly get a bad rap? I agree 100% with janitors, childcare workers, and people that work in fast food.

Which jobs do you think deserve more respect?

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Rochelly Fajardo
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9 days ago

Happy Monday! I was once asked during an interview, what motivates me to wake up every morning and make it to work. I remember saying it was the job I did that got me excited. What about you?

  • ๐Ÿ’– The actual job, I like what I do
  • ๐Ÿ’ฏ The people I work with
  • ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿฝ The bills I have to pay ever month

Anything else I missed? Share your response in the comments! #watercooler

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Real life Scenarios

Knowing that me helping someone will make a differenceโ€ฆ Itโ€™s easy to go to work when you Love what you do and receive their treatment knowing that you may have just made someoneโ€™s day is what day is it from me

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katherine elliot

Coworkers, the job at hand, and income.

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Md. Sumon
11 days ago

It is no secret making more money depends on higher checks lining up together in the restaurant industry. Alcohol beverage sales increase the bill, and servers can make more tips.

At the same time, selling alcoholic beverages requires some knowledge of wine, beer, and hard liquors for recommendation and selling them.

Wine is the hardest to learn because it takes time, and one tries different wines as much as a person can. Realistically, learning wine takes time. Hard liquor beverages are easier to learn if compared with wine knowledge.

On the other hand, if you work in BYOB (Bring Your Own Beverages) restaurants, servers donโ€™t have to know about alcoholic beverages. Simply, you are not selling it. Patrons bring their alcoholic drinks, and the server serves them.

Some of the BYOB restaurants charge a cork fee of around 10 to 25 dollars. Unfortunately, tips would be lower compared with alcohol sales.

I used to work in a BYOB restaurant, and we turned the tables many times and still made good money without selling alcoholic beverages.

Let me know your preferences as a present / former restaurant worker.

#jobsearch #aboutmyjob #workfromhome #foodservices #retail #motivation #advice #watercooler #interview #resume #application #wordsofadvice # #

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Nur Yunlu
12 days ago

It is no secret making more money depends on higher checks lining up together in the restaurant industry. Alcohol beverage sales increase the bill, and servers can make more tips.

At the same time, selling alcoholic beverages requires some knowledge of wine, beer, and hard liquors for recommendation and selling them.

Wine is the hardest to learn because it takes time, and one tries different wines as much as a person can. Realistically, learning wine takes time. Hard liquor beverages are easier to learn if compared with wine knowledge.

On the other hand, if you work in BYOB (Bring Your Own Beverages) restaurants, servers donโ€™t have to know about alcoholic beverages. Simply, you are not selling it. Patrons bring their alcoholic drinks, and the server serves them.

Some of the BYOB restaurants charge a cork fee of around 10 to 25 dollars. Unfortunately, tips would be lower compared with alcohol sales.

I used to work in a BYOB restaurant, and we turned the tables many times and still made good money without selling alcoholic beverages.

Let me know your preferences as a present / former restaurant worker.

#jobsearch #aboutmyjob #workfromhome #foodservices #retail #motivation #advice #watercooler #interview #resume #application #wordsofadvice

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Adam Ibrahim

Full barFull time

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Dan Bahadur Bhujel

I'm interested

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Rochelly Fajardo
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12 days ago

Sometimes finding out you are the highest paid employee can boost your confidence. Other times everyone finding out what each gets paid might cause discomfort. What side you on?

  • ๐Ÿ’– Transparency is best, if somebody asks I'll tell them
  • ๐Ÿ’ฏ I don't discuss my financial situation with coworkers
  • ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿฝ I ask what everybody gets paid, as soon as I start

Is there a particular reason why anybody would want to know? Or is this one of those "none of your business" deals? Share your reaction in the comments! #watercooler

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Michael Frash
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13 days ago

Both come with their advantages. Have bigger or smaller companies treated you better in your career? ๐Ÿค” #jobsearch #watercooler

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Michael Carvalho

I like them both, to me it doesnโ€™t matter big or small. What you put into It is what matters. I worked for both Corporate America and Small Businesses. I always enjoyed both of them for the experience.

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Theresa Halminiak

I have worked for both and personally prefer smaller businesses. I feel they are more intimate and personal and offer more flexibility for work life balance.

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