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7 Tips On How To Get A Job Day 1

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7 Tips On How To Get A Job Day 1

By: A UNO Student at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, as part of Heather Nelson’s Service Learning Academy class. So, getting a job these days can seem pretty easy, you can just turn right around the corner, and you'll find a minimum wage job for pretty decent hours. But the problem is the minimum wage right now is around $13 to $15. What I'm going to do is give you 7 tips on how to get a job that pays you $16 or more on day one when you meet the employer.   Tip #1: Research Before you even consider working with somebody...

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The History of Omaha's Labor Unions

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The History of Omaha's Labor Unions

By: A student at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, as part of Heather Nelson's Service Learning class. What is a Labor Union? A labor union or trade union is a group of employees within a trade who band together to obtain higher standards for their fellow workers. Members of the unions unite to make decisions affecting their working conditions. Unions strive to bring economic justice to their trade. Labor unions are created to protect and advance the rights of the workers within their profession.   The First Union in Omaha In the year 1900, Omaha’s bakers were working in...

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How to Make Your E-Portfolio Stand Out to Recruiters

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How to Make Your E-Portfolio Stand Out to Recruiters

By: A UNO Student at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, as part of Heather Nelson’s Service Learning Academy class.    According to a Forbes article, 56% of all hiring managers are more impressed by a candidate’s e-portfolio than any other personal branding tool. However, the real shocker is that only 7% of job seekers have an online portfolio.   Creating a personal website to represent your portfolio and previous work is a great opportunity to build your brand and get noticed by recruiters. A website allows recruiters to see the personal touch and experience that you can bring to the workplace.   When...

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How to Create a Rockin Resume

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How to Create a Rockin Resume

By: A student at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, as part of Heather Nelson's Service Learning class. When applying for a job, most companies would like you to send in a resume and cover letter. Creating a resume can seem daunting and overwhelming. After all, recruiters only spend maybe 10 seconds glancing at your resume before deciding if they want to throw it in the trash or keep it. Creating a resume that is professional and has these specific elements can help you stand out from the rest of your peers. Here are 5 tips on how to create a...

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Questions for Peace of Mind When Interviewing

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Questions for Peace of Mind When Interviewing

By: Luke Muffitt at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, as part of Heather Nelson's Service Learning class. Questions For Peace of Mind When Interviewing Doing job interviews can be difficult, it is especially difficult when it comes to the part when they ask you if you have any questions to ask. Whether it’s because you didn’t think ahead and prepare questions or even having questions ready and then you forget what they were. It happens to all of us but you will learn more by asking questions at the beginning rather than waiting till you start working. Asking questions during...

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