Something great I learned at my job was that I learned how to direct the call when placing a customer's order. I learned how to write down the customer's information with accuracy. I learned how to follow procedures when placing the order. I learned how to advertise products and services on the spot. This is what I learned at Lower Utility Rates.
Wanted: Positive Attitude
It all begins with your attitude. You've no doubt heard the phrase
Your attitude determines your altitude. A positive attitude will not only help you to find a good job but also help you hold on to your work in a competitive market.
Many employers say a positive attitude is one of the personal traits they value most highly in their employees.
When you have a positive outlook, you work more effectively. It will give... see more
Yes, working from home is very appealing to many and scammers know this. There ARE true home-based jobs, you just need to be careful where you look and apply. Here's a
master list of top companies who regularly hire remote workers. It's a good place to start your search: https://www.forbes.com/sites/alexandratalty/2019/01/15/work-from-home-2019-the-top-100-companies-for-remote-jobs/#1d385e491544
The Work At Home Wife has compiled an excellent guide to finding and identifying legitimate remote jobs. Also included is a list of top companies who regularly offer work-from-home opportunities: https://theworkathomewife.com/legitimate-work-from-home-jobs/
Hey everyone - what's the single best piece of advice you can give to a newbie trucker? I've been asking around and love to hear everyone's thoughts. Thanks!
I wanted to wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving, but please stop and consider those who are homeless. Did you know that Los Angeles has become the #1 capital in the U.S. for homelessness now? Our nation is hurting and we must stop to think about others if we are to turn this nation around and giving to our fellow citizens in need is a major way to help. One place that is in need is the Union Rescue Mission downtown Los Angeles Skid Row area. They... see more
Keep an eye on them springs. The company says they have a good maintenance schedule to catch these problems and there have been two trucks that had broken springs. One was in a turn and caused a rollover.
Trucking has changed so much since I retired back in 2003. The quality of drivers are not as courteous and not as professional as before.The reason is the Electronic logs and the rate of pay have been reduced. The amount of training required to obtain a CDL has dropped. I would to get back on the road but the body say I’m too old.
I may seek a local dispatcher position in Houston area.
Hey, all! I am working on a project - an app for truckers to connect and share day-to-day work stuff. Worth pursuing? And if yes, what would be some cool features to add?
At 62 ,I understand the age thing all to well. I’m working a job that I like until management starts making it difficult to do your job effectively. Or their obvious favoritism shuts the rest of out of a position that opens up. I have been on a few interviews, attempting to better my situation but, no luck. The second I make eye contact you can tell they aren’t interested. But you go through the motions anyway. Can’t retire. I’m paying student... see more
I recently landed a management position at a very nice restaurant after 4 months of searching. Its a hidden gem in the downtown area of a small town. The hours were perfect, the pay was average, and I was beginning to make connections with co workers. Recently 2 Managers submitted their resignations after long term employment. A few days after they resigned, I received a voicemail telling me that my position was eliminated and I no longer had a... see more