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.

Living in Ubud, Transport: Scooters, Taxis, and Go-Jek

Personal Excellence Blog

Transport in Ubud. The main form of transport here is the scooter. Scooter is the main form of transport in Bali/Ubud Scooters everywhere. mafia) operating in Ubud that ensures that supply of transport is restricted and prices are kept high.

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Traveling in Holland: Land of Bicycles, Public Transport and Going to Other EU Countries

Personal Excellence Blog

While cycling may seem like a laborious/unglamorous mode of transport at first sight, it quickly shows itself to a top choice when commuting. The average person in Holland is quite in shape. Traveling Within Holland - Public Transport. An example of the chip-kart.

Example of an Effective Cover Letter |

Resume to Referral

Delegation Overkill: Standing Up for Yourself in the Workplace » Example of an Effective Cover Letter Jimmy Sweeney is the president of CareerJimmy and author of several career related books and writes a monthly article titled, “Job Search Secrets.

Robots Taking Jobs – But it’s Going to Be Okay


The first jobs that robots will reportedly be taking over are customer service representative jobs and transportation jobs. We’ve already seen quite a bit of this popup, like hotel concierge robots, airport cleaning robots, and driverless and pilot-free transportation.

2017 170

Highest Paying Jobs for Felons | Get a Second Chance


Swift Transportation, Shaffer Trucking, CR England, etc. Though you may have to work on a 12-hour shift, the job is quite well paid. For example, as a felon, you won’t able to get a job in the FBI.

2019 169

Fun Careers That Don’t Require A 4 Year Degree

Career Alley

Here are just a few examples of fun careers that don’t require a 4 year degree. Graphic designers can develop their portfolios outside of the college setting quite easily through apprenticeships or freelance work. Home care may sometimes include housecleaning, transportation, cooking, laundry, or just being a friend. These are just a few examples of the types of careers you can embark on without a college degree.

2014 175

6 Profitable Jobs in the Public Sector

Career Alley

While public jobs normally offer certain advantages such as job security, benefits, and opportunities for pay hikes and career advancement, certain public service jobs are quite lucrative in terms salary. The following are six examples of such careers. Public transit attendants are responsible for ensuring that passengers aboard city buses, subway trains, and other public means of transport travel in relative safety and comfort.

2013 138

coworker assumes we’ll give him rides, can I fire a new hire for being pregnant, and more

Ask A Manager

He owns a car but usually takes public transportation to work since it’s cheaper and his wife can use the car. Most of us don’t even live in that direction, and I don’t think his transportation should be my responsibility. You’re right that his transportation isn’t your responsibility. If he gets upset, that’s on him — he’ll need to plan his own transportation rather than relying on coworkers to go out of their way (in rush hour!).

2019 85

Why Being The Best On Paper Does Not Always Mean You Will Get The Job…

Career Alley

For example, someone with 3 or 4 internships might, on paper, look better than someone with only 1 or 2. It means when they come to asking you tricky questions you can deflect them by relating it back to the company and using them as an example.

2012 176

5 Ways GPS Technology Is Making Your Life Better

Ms. Career Girl

Zombies Run – This app ties your phone’s GPS in with a variety of fully voice-acted missions that transport you into a world overrun by zombies. These are just a few examples of the fantastic AR programs that are available on most smartphone platforms.

Occupational Health Concerns: Realistic Work Safety Career Advice

Career Key

Trying to fix the unsafe situation yourself, if possible (and safe); Example: You work for a supervisor whose management style and actions are causing you a lot of stress, impacting your physical and mental health. Finding another job first, then quit your current job.

2013 167

“Fired after I resigned; will it affect my open job offer?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

That said, it is quite possible that your future employer might still reach out to your former employer in the course of doing “background checks” on you. If that takes place, it is quite likely that they will come back to you wanting to know why you are no longer there. But fear is the first human instinct, and quite often people unnecessarily focus upon what might go wrong, as opposed to what might go right.

2014 109

MEMO TO: New College Grads

Ms. Career Girl

We spend “left-over money” on technology gadgets, killer apps, insurance, transportation and recreation. For example, there is the Food industry with Kroger being a company within; in fact Kroger is the largest company in the Food Industry. Finding the right employer is quite another.

Become Agile to Land on Your Feet in Business

Career Alley

All but a few of these individuals also cite examples of people whose lives have been even more difficult than their own. Let me share a few of my own examples. Yet by taking careful notes and storing useful abstracts, understanding can be refreshed quite rapidly.

What are Schemas?

Ask A Manager

In modern psychology, schema describes a memory trace that can hold relatively simple but also quite complex information. Example of a rather simple schema: Cars are a mode of transportation. Example of a more complex schema: Driving a car involves unlocking the car, starting the car, checking the mirrors and lights, shifting, pushing on the gas, braking, and much more.

2017 74

bad manager or deliberate saboteur?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I thought you might find this old OSS/CIA manual from 1944 as interesting examples of bad management. Some of the sabotage tips sound quite familiar from some of the reader letters. Transportation: Make train travel as inconvenient as possible for enemy personnel. The purpose of the manual was to instruct employees and citizens of enemy states to sabotage the enemy from within.

2016 63

For Writers: Old Homes With Secrets, Car Living, and Scottish Men in Kilts. How To Create Compelling Settings In Your Books.

Ms. Career Girl

The setting can increase the tension and the conflict, transport the reader to paradise or to terror, and ratchet up the odds, the mystery, the romance or the thrill ride. I apologize for using my books as examples all the way through, but hey.

2017 164

having my baby on video conferences, bumper stickers when you drive clients in your car, and more

Ask A Manager

It would be one thing if she were just parking in the lot at work, but she uses her car to transport clients frequently. However, it is quite rare in my workplace that anyone decides to submit an award nomination of their own accord, so I think prompting someone may be necessary.

2018 87

Non-Compete or Non-Solicit? Use “C.A.T.C.H.” to Understand It

Sklover Working Wisdom

After leaving his prior employer, he took a new job, and was doing quite well – until he was sued, and his new employer placed him on “Suspension – Leave of Absence” until the case was over. Just as an example, let’s say your reading of your non-solicitation agreement says you cannot “solicit” your colleagues to come work with you on a new job for six months after you resign from your old job. An Effective Way to Analyze Your Restrictions.

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

Personal Excellence Blog

The bus/train is taking so long to arrive… why is the public transport here so bad?? I often grumble (to myself) about the public transport being late, even though I’ve traveled widely and I know that the public transport system in Singapore is easily one of the best in the world.

2014 93

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. For those relocating for job changes the IRS rules permit a partial exclusion of this profit; for example, if you lived in the residence for one year – not two – then you can exclude one half of the $250,000 profit (or one half of the $500,000 profit.).

2017 100

updates: the website delusions of grandeur, the pushy gym trainer, and more

Ask A Manager

Over a year later, I can barely remember what happened in those training sessions– I do remember that at one point, after being subjected to some scientifically-dubious touching technique, I was thanked for being “a good sport” because my boss could tell I was not enthusiastic– but I can recount many, many further examples of bad judgment and boundary crossing on the part of the director.

2018 60

Should America Be Going Green: The Pros & Cons of the Legalization of Marijuana

Corn on the Job

You may be wondering why this topic is appearing here on Corn on the Job and the answer to that is actually quite simple. Brace yourselves; Corn on the Job is getting political. Brace yourselves again; we’re talking about weed.

2015 106

Living in Ubud Series: Introduction, Visa, Accommodation

Personal Excellence Blog

The hotel we stayed in ( Ossotel ) had great staff, for example. But it’s probably quite suspicious if you try to do that, so I’d personally not risk it since you may get turned away at immigration.

2016 60

8 Essential Interview Tips by a Recruiter

The Undercover Recruiter

For example, someone with 3 or 4 internships might, on paper, look better than someone with only 1 or 2. It means when they come to asking you tricky questions you can deflect them by relating it back to the company and using them as an example.

2012 114

8 Essential Interview Tips by a Recruiter

The Undercover Recruiter

For example, someone with 3 or 4 internships might, on paper, look better than someone with only 1 or 2. It means when they come to asking you tricky questions you can deflect them by relating it back to the company and using them as an example.

2012 114

What to Do With Your Life and How to Decide

Resume Bear

The house you eventually decide to buy may be quite different than your original idea because its features are the result of in-depth exploration a nd an on-going process of decision-making. In reality , deciding what you will do is not quite as neat and linear as that.

2013 210

can I protest our new office location, my boss’s badly-behaved dog comes to work every day, and more

Ask A Manager

This new location would add close to 30 minutes on top of my 60-minute commute (via public transport) and would cost me close to 20% more. For example, being allowed to work from home a few days a week and/or transportation subsidies would make a huge difference for me for the months that we’re there.”. If you can’t say that (if, for example, you have a dog yourself): “I find it hard to concentrate with Fluffy wanting attention, so I’m going to start closing my door.”

2018 62

Military? – Special Civilian Job Rights are Yours

Sklover Working Wisdom

Following Military Service of 1 to 30 consecutive days: The employee must report back to work on the first calendar day following (i) the period of service, (ii) plus the time of transportation, and (iii) 8-hour period of rest. (If For example, if a person breaks a leg during annual training, the employer may have an obligation to make reasonable efforts to accommodate the broken leg. Quite unusually, it is the employer or prospective employer.

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

Sklover Working Wisdom

She was quite good at what she did, and was always considered a “preferred fixer.” So, as an example, if your weekly salary is $800, dividing 800 by 40 gives you an “hourly rate” of $20, and an hourly “overtime rate” that is 1-1/2 times that, that is, $30 per hour. . For example, if an employee’s primary job is to be a “receptionist,” but he or she was given the title “driver’s helper” he or she would still be entitled to overtime, despite that title.

2012 175

Living in Holland: Cost of Living and Hobbies

Personal Excellence Blog

Here’s my take – Yes, it is actually quite expensive (compared to SG/Asia Pacific). Here are some examples when I say it’s expensive. Transportation. Transportation costs are also high(er than Singapore). That’s quite economical.

2011 69

“I’m too busy.” 5 Procrastination Lies We Tell Ourselves, Debunked

Personal Excellence Blog

For example, there were many times before when I left things to the last minute, only to scramble in the final day/hours to meet the deadline. I hated school, and even felt like quitting it at one point.

2015 98

7 Things You MUST Consider Before Accepting A Job

Career Realism

For example, if you don’t work well under pressure, you probably don’t want to work in an environment that’s face-paced and stressful. rent/mortgage, transportation, food, etc). 7 Things You MUST Consider Before Accepting A Job. CAREEREALISM.

2016 83

should people with bad commutes get more leeway for lateness, bringing in snacks for coworkers, and more

Ask A Manager

Example: I had a dentist’s appointment this morning and arrived at 10:30 a.m. It doesn’t make sense to offer people flexibility based solely on what method of transportation they use. That’s how you end up with, for example, people with kids given way more leeway on their work hours than people without kids. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Should people with terrible commutes get more leeway for lateness?

2018 63

15 Air Fare Hacks That WILL Save You Money

Ms. Career Girl

Have you ever been looking for a flight that you’re not quite ready to book, and every time you go back to check the price it gets higher and higher? As per our example, London-Sydney it was 54 days (only one day off). We will use the same example as the Take a Break Method.

2016 186

4-Day Weeks

Telecommuting Journal

Prime example: My Kids. Even when I announced they’d have to attend longer days, they were still quite excited about their idea. Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal 4-Day Weeks June 9, 2008 · 4 comments I actually have 7 day work weeks, but it doesn’t matter how many times I sit down at my desk to work in any given day or week – it doesn’t cost me any gas money to get here.

2008 100

“I’ll do this tomorrow.” 5 Procrastinating Lies We Tell Ourselves, Debunked

Personal Excellence Blog

For example, there were many times before when I left things to the last minute, only to scramble in the final day/hours to meet the deadline. I hated school, and even felt like quitting it at one point.

2014 107

How I Found My Soulmate in Life, Part 4: How I Realized Ken is The One for Me Forever

Personal Excellence Blog

Ken had been in quite a number of relationships before and had seen his fair share of girls, to the point where he just stayed single after almost nine years of consecutive relationships. An example of our more casual exchanges; this one was on May 3, two days before we got together.

2013 101

my boss doesn’t focus during our meetings, I matched with my interviewer on a dating app, and more

Ask A Manager

For example, during my last performance review meeting in his office, he stopped the conversation every time an email came in (even mid-sentence) to see what it was. Every time I want to bring up payment or at least to get recognized for transportation I remember she doesn’t have money. If not, then quit now, because that’s a very, very likely outcome. But if you can’t stomach quitting yet, then you need to least scale your hours way back.

2019 67

‘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.

2017 82

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

Personal Excellence Blog

It’s nice to do something different from what you have been doing, and it doesn’t have to involve quitting your current job — you can always experiment with volunteer work in a field you enjoy or start up a part-time business on the side. I’m an example of this. .

2014 114

tickling as team-building, awkwardness about my vacation plans, and more

Ask A Manager

I use these to take a large number of small trips, often to quite distant places. Obviously I could lie, but that doesn’t feel like a great way to live one’s life… and it also means I cannot call upon a flight/transport delay if genuinely prevented from returning to work on time. For example, I’d say something like this: “Fergus, you are doing amazing work straightening out our backlog of X, and I’m so impressed with how you’ve been handling Difficult Situation Y.

2015 74