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They are scared of me

Since Coronavirus my business has taken a huge hit. People are afraid for me to come to their house. I am a professional plumber. You would think it wouldn't come to this right, but I am not working delivering groceries to peoples front doors now. I need money and things are tight. This will hold us over for awhile I guess until things go back to normal. Anyone need a good plumber? : (

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Lance I'm sorry to hear that is happening to you. I have to imagine that as people stay home, they will still have plumbing issues so I hope things turn around. Where are you located?

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#CareerDiscovery: Package delivery

Companies are making the shift to hiring more delivery drivers amidst the Coronavirus epidemic. This means more opportunities for those who need them!

Here are some tips, tricks, and things you need to do in order to be successful in this new role:

-Drive like a pro You'll spend the vast majority of your working day out on the road. So in addition to being a good driver, you'll need to enjoy it too, otherwise, you're likely to find the role quite difficult. Every delivery driver also needs a good driving record and the correct license for the type of vehicle they're looking to drive.

-Be prepared to lift Delivery drivers must be able to lift upwards of 50 lbs. Think of it as a free work out!

-Attention to detail The little things can make a big difference for delivery drivers. If you're to get from A to B on time you'll need to plan your route carefully and take into account any disruptions that could possibly throw you off track. A big part of the role is paying attention to your vehicle too. A breakdown is a nightmare for a delivery driver so by keeping an eye on your car, van or truck, you'll stand a good chance of noticing small issues before they become major ones.

-Customer care While you'll spend most of your time out on the road, when you arrive at your destination you'll often be interacting with a customer and this is a crucial element of the job. From time to time, drivers may also be required to deal with difficult situations, such as a customer who is unhappy with their delivery time. A good driver has the communication and customer care skills to handle these occasions in a calm and professional manner.

Do you think you have what it takes?

Check out:

-[Amazon flex] (https://flex.amazon.com/)

-[UPS] (https://www.ups.com/us/en/about/Jobs-at-UPS.page)

-[FedEx] (https://careers.fedex.com/groundcareers)

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Justin Henry
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Check out #CareerDiscovery

As many of us are considering jobs in new areas that we haven't explored before, make sure to check out and explore the #CareerDiscovery topic! We are working on guides and advice on what it is like to go into new fields that will help you find your next job outside your current line of work

#jobsearch #application #unemployment #hiringnews

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See How Your Skills Transfer to New Types of Jobs

If you have recently lost your job and not sure how your skills can transfer to a different industry, make sure you check out this tool from mySkills myFuture. It tells you about other types of jobs you may qualify for based on your last job: https://www.myskillsmyfuture.org/

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#CareerDiscovery: Sales

Are you a people person? Do you enjoy setting goals and then crushing them? Do you not like to take no for an answer? Then a sales job may be for you!

Many jobs have been put on hold due to the Coronavirus, so now is the time to consider a new career opportunity. You never know, you may love it even more than your old one!

Successful sales reps have strong communication and listening skills. They are great at attracting and keeping customers interested. They are strong, confident and can handle rejection well.

Tailor that resume Take the time to make sure your resume says you are seeking a sales job in a specific industry (ie. insurance). Your resume should be tailored to the industry and company that you are applying to. A generic resume won't cut, especially without experience so spend the time adding in all the right details.

Research the employer Know who you may be speaking to. The interview is just like a sales call. You're selling yourself to the prospective employer. When it's your turn to talk, let the interviewer know you prepared by saying something as simple as, "In preparing for this interview, "I spent time on your website reviewing your mission and I discovered how I fit...." Then be sure to connect what you do with what THEY need.

Never give up Persistence is the successful salesperson's number one trait. When you persist professionally, the sales manager will often give you the benefit of the doubt. They want to see how you deal with rejection and uncertainty.

Write down your accomplishments The need to continually achieve is the key to sales. Prove you are an achiever! Document your three biggest victories and be prepared to share other significant wins in your life. Just be sure that these accomplishments are professional, NOT personal.

Looking for sales roles? Search for some [here] (https://www.jobcase.com/jobs/search).

Have questions? Please ask!

#careerdiscovery #coronavirus #sales

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Laura Turner
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This is great advice, thank you for sharing!

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#CareerDiscovery: Data Entry

Many jobs have been put on hold due to the Coronavirus, so now is the time to consider a new career opportunity. You never know, you may love it even more than your old one!

Are you organized? Have a knack for details? Can you type quickly? Then data entry could be for you!

Here are some key skills you should possess to be an effective data entry clerk:

-Basic software knowledge Such as word processors, spreadsheets, database, and other record management software. Data entry executives enter coded, statistical, and financial information using mouse, keyboards, scanners, etc. and hence basic computer usage knowledge is a must.

-Excellent communication skills Due to the nature of the work involved, data entry clerks need to communicate extensively both within and outside teams. Therefore, a data entry clerk needs to have excellent written and verbal communication skills

-Fast typing speed Data entry experts are expected to have exceptional typing speed as they will have to perform huge amounts of data entry in a very short span of time. They need to be comfortable with all forms of data entry devices and be comfortable using a mouse, keyboard, scanners, etc. Most of the employers around the world expect the typing speed of data entry clerks to be around 30 to 40 words per minute.

-High levels of concentration Data entry jobs are highly repetitive and the workers need to spend a lot of time on the same task. This kind of job, therefore, necessitates that the data entry clerks have a very high level of concentration and patience.

-Accurate typing skills Along with typing speed, being accurate is critical. Data entry varies from business to business, and often includes complex medical codes, personal contact information, etc. and the details need to be accurately typed. As a result, employers always look for data entry clerks who compliment a fast typing speed with accuracy.

Sound interesting?

Here are [7 companies] (https://www.dollarsprout.com/data-entry-jobs-from-home/) that offer work from home data entry roles to check out. You can also search right here on Jobcase for additional roles [here] (https://www.jobcase.com/jobs/search)!

#careerdiscovery #hiring #coronavirus

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I am certainly interested. My first job was a Typist clerk in Guyana at the Education Office with a typewriter and then moved to different job using computer with excelling in that field, I worked in the office of the President and then continued like that in Jamaica and then the US. I worked at the Embassy for six years but was not fortunate to find any jobs like that for a while but continued using computers and worked as a Sales Associate and then currently a cashier. I would be the happiest if I could get a job in this field. I love learning new skills.

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#CareerDiscovery: Grocery store stocker

It's no surprise that there is a HIGH demand for grocery store workers right now. One of the most popular positions being stocker roles.

What would you do your day-to-day? Grocery store stockers typically perform many different tasks throughout their day. They may include things like helping customers, organizing departments, cleaning, stocking shelves and managing inventory! They may also be responsible for arranging store displays.

What qualifications do you need? Typically you will need to be 18 years or older to be a grocery store stocker. Some locations may also require a high school diploma or equivalent.

Are there any specific skills need? You will be given training on-the-job! But some skills that would help you succeed in the role would be basic math skills, customer service experience, prolonged stamina and usually the ability to lift 40 pounds.

Where should I apply? Click here to view grocery stocker jobs near you!

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Live in Rome, Ga 30161, Maple Ave in East Rome

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Taucha Blackshear
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I don't see any for Atlanta

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#CareerDiscovery: Home health aide

Are you a patient and friendly individual? Do you enjoy caring for others? Then being a home health aide is a great way for you to see if the healthcare field is for you!

Many jobs have been put on hold due to the Coronavirus, so now is the time to consider a new career opportunity. You never know you may love it even more than your old one!

As a bonus jobs in this field are projected to increase at a much faster rate than the average of all occupations! They are always in demand, especially now with the Coronavirus epidemic.

Here are some of the requirements you need to meet to get started which can take just 4 weeks:

-Complete 75 hours of training, including at least 16 hours of supervised practical or clinical training and 12 hours of continuing education per a 12-month period.

-Pass a certification exam. Some states certify you immediately after you pass the exam. Other states ask you to submit the paperwork (whether hard copies or electronic files) and then notify you if you’re cleared to work.

Each state adheres to the Federal law for training and many states may require additional training. So it’s important to look into your state’s specific training requirements and information!

Read more info on how to become certified [here] (https://www.homehealthaideguide.com/how-to-be-hha/how-long/).

#careerdiscovery #homehealthaide

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I have to be in Elkins because I walk all over and when my mom don't take me

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Lilliette Harris
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I'm very interested.

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#CareerDiscovery: HVAC Technician

Do you like working with your hands? Are you a curious problem solver? Maybe a career as an HVAC Technician is for you!

What would I do? HVAC technicians are skilled laborers in heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems. Typically, they are assigned to a customer that has an HVAC-related issue and are responsible for resolving the problem. The job may include replacing a damaged part, repairing a leaky pipe or adjusting equipment for a better performance.

Here are four steps to becoming an HVAC Technician:

  1. Earn a high school or equivalent

  2. Attend and complete a training program Programs can range from 10 months to two years depending on the institution.

  3. Gain experience through apprenticeships Apprenticeships are typically offered by unions and contractor associations. On-the-job training adds up to 2,000 hours per year and helps new techs learn skills while working under industry professionals.

  4. Earn the required state licensees and industry certifications Different states require different licenses and certifications. Check the state regulations in the areas you plan to work in!

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#CareerDiscovery: Truck Driver

Many jobs have been put on hold due to the Coronavirus, so now is the time to consider a new career opportunity. You never know, you may love it even more than your old one!

Truck driving jobs are in HIGH demand right now.

Here are a few things you need to do to get started:

1- Obtain a CDL The first step is to obtain a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) from your state of residence, which comes with its own set of requirements.

2- Attend a Truck Driving School To earn a CDL, you’ll have to attend a truck driving school. Each school may have slight variations in its truck driver requirements, but there are a few qualifications that are consistent across the board. Many companies will offer to pay for this for you permitting you work for them afterward.

3- Clean Driving Record & Solid Work History Most truck driving schools require a clean driving record and a solid work history to be admitted to their programs. Want more information on truck driver qualifications in your state? Pick up a copy of your state’s commercial driver’s manual at your local Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) to become familiar with commercial driving rules and regulations.

4- Be at Least 21 Years Old The Department of Transportation (DOT) requires all professional truck drivers to be at least 21 years old.

5- Pass a Drug & Alcohol Test & Undergo a Physical Prospective drivers must pass a drug and alcohol test and undergo a physical by an approved doctor before receiving their CDL.

Want to know more about what it’s like to be a trucker? Check out [this short video] (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6AM9_Q_V_aE).

OR

Post a question in [our trucking group] (https://www.jobcase.com/groups/6a88e3e6-ffb0-4e38-8522-9acba52f6b26) and get advice from over 62,000 truckers!

Need some help? Leave a comment!

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Now is when we need them big trucks .keep America rolling .

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Justin Henry
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Keep America Trucking!

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