While skilled trades jobs each have their own sets of unique skills and circumstances, the process of finding a job remains the same by and large. You still have to find job postings, apply, interview, and only if you get selected do you then start working the job. Here are some tips to make it easier for you take advantage of the plentiful opportunities in trade jobs.
If you’re in the market for a first job – or a new position – having a stand-out resume could be your only shot at getting the job you’re applying for. You have technology to thank (or blame) for that. That’s because many companies today are using software that searches for specific keywords and phrasing, eliminating many applicants before they have a chance to make a case for themselves. You could be the perfect candidate, but if your resume is not up to 2018 standards, the hiring manager is not going to know that.