Hot Careers in Transportation

Career Alley

Careers in the transportation industry can be as exciting or diverse as those in the other industries. From commercial driving for trucks that carry automobiles to working as an expedited freight transporter, job prospects are often plentiful and varied.

The Benefits of Working from Home

Ms. Career Girl

Here are 5 benefits of working from home and how it can greatly improve your well-being as well as your productivity and career success. Another huge benefit of working from home is that you don’t have to commute. Employers can benefit too.

10 Tax-Free Fringe Benefits (i.e., “Perks”)

Sklover Working Wisdom

Instead, many employers are offering tax-free fringe benefits (“perquisites,” or more commonly, “perks,” for short.), instead, either by offering them to certain individuals who are deemed particularly deserving of them, or to all employees in a structured fringe benefit plan. Indeed, the amount of tax-free benefit under several of these benefits changes from year to year.) At $365 a month, that comes to a potential tax-free benefit of $4,380 a year.

AT & T Seeking to Hire 10K Veterans and Military Family Members

Resume Bear

As a part of its hiring drive in Louisiana and across the country, AT&T is looking to hire 10,000 military veterans and their families in the next five years. The company has established a Military Talent Attraction team, which focuses on promoting AT&T’s career opportunities to veterans and educating managers across AT&T on the benefits of hiring military veterans.

Should You Relocate for a New Job?

Professional Resume Services

Sometimes a fresh start is exactly what an executive needs at some point in their career, but picking up and moving your family is easier said than done. Check on public transportation, parking, high traffic areas and more. How Will Your Relocation Affect Your Family?

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Hi-Tech Companies Are Poaching Your Talent with Amazing Perks


you don’t work at one of these highly-sought after organizations, you may suffer with less than stellar employee benefits. Corporate benefits are big business and are growing in importance to full-time and part-time employee populations. Best Employee Perks and Work Benefits.

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“Telecommuting and Flex-Time – 15 Steps for Your Request and Success”

Sklover Working Wisdom

This trend grows as (a) employers increasingly place value and base compensation on “performance” and not mere “presence,” and (b) valuable employees increasingly need some degree of flexibility in their work arrangements to better address difficulties arisen from unpredictable aspects of their personal, home and family lives. . Might this affect your compensation or benefits? And always do what you can to achieve for yourself, your family, and your career.

Read the Inspiring Story of Real Career Girl, Danielle Wilson, CEO of Aero Jet Medical & United Medivac Solutions

Ms. Career Girl

million in revenue in our first year and sustained steady growth, United Medevac Solutions acquired its own aviation company and aircraft assets to add long-distance air ambulance transportation to their portfolio. My family is the center of my life and my number one priority.

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Relocating? Things to Think About Before the Big Move

Career Alley

If you’re lucky enough to have a job waiting for you in the new city, you should only be worried to have enough money for a flat deposit, bills, living costs and transport before your first payday and you’re set! Work out a timescale and how much you’ll need (living costs, food, bills, rent, transport, little extras) and make sure you budget. What kind of transportations are there? “ Control your own destiny or someone else will. ” – Jack Welch.

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Should You Move for a Job?

Career Alley

Basic relocation includes a moving allowance for packing and transportation of belongings. Acclimation of you and any family/partner/spouse is an important aspect of a successful move. Are there tax benefits or disincentives? By Leah O’Flynn, Executive Recruiter , IT Division.

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Buying A Home in Your 20's

Ms. Career Girl

Millennials may be young but they have seen the benefits that come from putting down roots and making a smart financial decision like buying a home. You want to live comfortably but remember that includes housing, transportation, other necessities as well as entertainment.

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15 Tips for Cutting Expenses While Job Hunting - BLOG.


Tip #1: Get Your Unemployment (and Other) Benefits Go to your local unemployment office right away and file for benefits. Tip #8: Lower Your Transportation Costs Avoid using your car for most trips -- ride a bike, walk or use public transportation instead.

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These Life Skills Can Help You Find a Job

Corn on the Job

There are some skills in life that you might learn for your own personal benefit. That means either your family has to teach you or you need to learn on your own. People in large cities with good public transport may choose not to drive because it’s not necessary.

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Promising 2011 Careers that Match Your Personality

Career Key

BLS, 2010) When you consider what food costs and the money ittakes to support a family, that’s a staggering number of people making verylittle money – many of them in so-called “growth” a.k.a As you consider your options , think about the costs and benefits.

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Occupational Health Concerns: Realistic Work Safety Career Advice

Career Key

It might be the best $200 (or less) you ever spent – especially if you end up keeping unemployment benefits you might have otherwise lost by checking the wrong box on a form. Do you have occupational health or work safety concerns?

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5 Must-Have Qualities Of Great Bus Drivers

Career Realism

A family is on their way to warm weather, soft sand, and grandma’s house. Related: 5 Step Road Map To A Career In Transportation Management. Something they would be proud to do, and not just do for reasons of the financial benefits.”. Every passenger has a story.

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Working and Living in the Fourth Industrial Revolution


The Fourth Industrial Revolution is poised to disrupt and potentially de-center manufacturing, transportation and even service, and therefore eliminate or transform millions of jobs. The theme for this year’s World Economic Forum gathering in Davos was the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

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2 Ways To Safeguard Your Career Against Job Market Uncertainty

Career Realism

Driverless cars could replace anyone in the transportation industry. Regardless of what comes to pass by 2030 – there are things you can do today to protect yourself and your family from fluctuations in the job market. Get Your Dream Job With A For-Benefit Company.

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Why You Should Relocate To Portland, Oregon

Career Realism

Do you normally take public transportation to get to work? Portland’s inclusive community and friendly residents will have you going from feeling like an outsider to part of the family in no time. “I It’s a great area to raise a family.

Trucking Industry Running Low on Long-Haul Drivers


Recruiting new qualified drivers is a matter of survival for many businesses that rely on transporting goods and materials. Offer competitive health benefits.

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Reduce Job Search Costs

Resume Bear

Even families that saw generation after generation work at the same auto manufacturing plant have had to change their way of thinking, and possibly even their locations because of our changing economy, and the ensuing upheaval in the auto industry.

MEMO TO: New College Grads

Ms. Career Girl

We spend “left-over money” on technology gadgets, killer apps, insurance, transportation and recreation. Representative from Colorado who authored the Family Leave Program. Many of the work benefits we enjoy resulted from her personal work in Congress. SUBJECT: Work responsibly.

20 Creative Job Names Explained So You Don’t Miss Out


Description: Transportation specialist. Title: Family Environs Upkeep Manager. This article was compiled and written by Isaac a blogger who writes for a number of UK businesses including AON Hewitt, a business who specialise in employee benefits and auto enrolment.

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Become Agile to Land on Your Feet in Business

Career Alley

Our lives aren’t affected just by what happens to our families. Living with failed health personally or in your family. Being overcommitted to work in ways that harm your family. If someone did not have that benefit at an early age, such skills can be formed now.

The Value of Job Search Support Groups

Water Cooler Wisdom

People who are energized by socialsituations and tend to procrastinate the lonely tasks of job-hunting willlikely benefit from a job club. The net profit from the contract will be shared equally by the agent and Byrne Transportation Services, LLC.

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Cuba: What You Need to Know Before You Go

Ms. Career Girl

Embassy in Cuba , "These 12 categories include: family visits; official business of the U.S. You do need to show that your trip helped benefit the Cuban people. They vary in size, so depending on your own preferences you can enjoy a quaint family-style meal or a more formal setting.

Military? – Special Civilian Job Rights are Yours

Sklover Working Wisdom

USERRA seeks to minimize disruption to the lives of service members by ensuring that they are able to retain civilian employment and benefits while serving their country. does for its military service members that many are not aware of is that it gives them legal rights to (a) continued benefits during their military service, (b) re-employment in their civilian jobs after their service, and (c) no loss of accrued pension time, tenure and the like after their military service.

#AffirmationChallenge Day 5 [Gratitude]: “I’m grateful for everything in my life.”

Personal Excellence Blog

These two weeks in July is the best opportunity to learn and grow with everyone here, TOGETHER, as one community and one family. The bus/train is taking so long to arrive… why is the public transport here so bad??

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Job Change? Ten Tax Tips – Things to discuss with your tax advisor

Sklover Working Wisdom

Deductible moving expenses include the cost of moving household and personal effects, as well as transportation and hotels – not including meals – incurred in getting to your new home. COBRA and unemployment benefits are taxable, as well – Regardless of whether an employee resigned or was terminated, sometimes former employers pay health premiums or reimburse their former employees’ insurance premiums for a period of time. Unemployment benefits, too, are taxable, as well.

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7 Things You MUST Consider Before Accepting A Job

Career Realism

However, if this is something that is NOT going to work with you based on your schedule, lifestyle, family commitments, and so on, you need to take this into serious consideration. Does this company offer the salary and benefits I need? rent/mortgage, transportation, food, etc).

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Overtime Pay: 80% of American Employees are Entitled. Are you?

Sklover Working Wisdom

Many states have state overtime laws that give employees even greater overtime benefits, as well as broader eligibility to overtime pay. Bear in mind: Your state may provide you even better Overtime Benefits and/or easier Overtime Qualification – Many states provide employees in their states (a) greater overtime benefits, and (b) easier overtime qualification criteria, than does the FLSA. And always do what you can to achieve for yourself, your family, and your career.

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Protect & Serve: 6 Career Opportunities In Law Enforcement

Career Realism

Some people follow this path because it is a family tradition. Others hope to make a difference through public service, and most are interested in the job stability and lifelong benefits that a career in law enforcement can offer. They also work for agencies that offer protection for transportation hubs, including railways and airports. Generous retirement benefits are one great advantage of a law enforcement career.

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What’s on Your Bucket List? 101 Things To Do Before You Die

Personal Excellence Blog

Family? What do you want to achieve in the different areas: Social, Love, Family, Career, Finance, Health (Your weight, Fitness level), Spiritual? Horseback riding began in the 14th century, where it was used as a functional activity to transport materials and people.

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employee’s boyfriend keeps making her late for work, seriously ill employee who’s making mistakes, and more

Ask A Manager

It turned out she’d recently moved in with her boyfriend, she drives him into work as there is no public transport where they moved to, and “he’s bad at getting up in the morning.”. However, when the head of the organization contacted me about the arrangement, he offered to pay a prorated salary rate for this work (the same amount I receive per hour now without accounting for the value of the benefits I’ll be losing). It’s five answers to five questions.

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‘How Do I Deal With Disillusionment as I Grow Older?’

Personal Excellence Blog

They earn about 10 cents (SGD) for every 1 kilogram of cardboard collected [ 9 ] to earn a total of S$2 a day after a long day of very laborious work [ 10 ] , which is insufficient to get a proper meal in Singapore, much less healthcare, dental work, transport, clothes, or living essentials.

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I’m getting a smaller raise because I negotiated when I was hired, talking publicly about career struggles, and more

Ask A Manager

If my performance since then can’t earn me much more than I started at, we’re canceling out the benefits of that initial bump to my starting salary. It has become clear that she still thinks I am going to provide transport for her. He then said something along the lines of “well, there may be big changes in her life which could be a concern” and “there could be circumstances in her family life that arise.” It’s five answers to five questions.

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can I refuse to travel for work, I got emotional in a meeting, and more

Ask A Manager

Anyway, the reason I can’t do long distance traveling is due to a sick family member I am helping to take care of. It is actually been something I have helped with since I was a child: my great grandmother struggling with Alzheimers, my grandfather battling emphysema, my father in a vegetative state, my grandmother and uncle battling cancer, and now a person we have adopted as a family member battling heart problems and physical limitations.

four more reader updates

Ask A Manager

The pros are that it is a decent salary, steady paycheck, and health benefits. My life is my volunteering, being there for family and friends, and spending everyday with my dog. I confirmed for the first day and asked that he find an alternate transportation for the subsequent events. Here are four more updates from readers whose questions were answered here this year: 1. Update from the reader whose coworker was being picked on.

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45 Tips To Live a Healthier Life in 2011!

Personal Excellence Blog

Research has shown that exercising daily brings tremendous benefits to our health , including increase of life span, lowering of risk of diseases, higher bone density and weight loss. Choose walking over transport for close distances.

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an office prank ended in injury, boss won’t stop talking about my pregnancy plans, and more

Ask A Manager

For some background, over the last 2-3 years, I have casually mentioned that my partner and I would like to start a family someday. About a year ago, I mentioned that my partner and I had gone to a conception workshop for LGBT families because it was relevant to the conversation. Is there a hidden benefit to keeping these random “we’re in the same industry and maybe have a single contact in common” type of people? It’s five answers to five questions.

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Turning point | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

Your wedding looks great and it sounds like your family will be really happy on the farm. This is the first time (that I've seen) where you've put up a picture of your family. Posted by Ana on April 20, 2010 at 8:40 am | permalink | Reply Your whole family looks so happy.

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interviewers who show up late, can’t find parking at my job, and more

Ask A Manager

Nor do I have family nearby who can help or can afford to pay anything more on child care. My house is about 10 miles from the university – close but not connected via public transport. I have moved countries for this job, sold and bought a house, left friends and started a family here — meaning changing jobs is a big deal. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Interviewers who start the interview late.

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coworkers are having an affair and one might get promoted to manage the other, boss wants me to help his friends, and more

Ask A Manager

” I use the quotations because essentially he is a trustafarian hiding behind a C-level status at a family-owned company. However, the positions we’re being offered are not just completely different jobs but have drastically different schedule requirements that are impossible for me on public transportation. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My coworkers are having an affair and one is up for a promotion to manage the other.

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