Top Jobs Skills to Have in Your Career Tool Box in 2021 & Beyond

Prepare your CV for the future by learning about all of the career job skills that the employers of tomorrow will be looking for to give you a competitive edge over the competition.   The professional world is constantly changing, and with it are the mindset of companies and their hiring teams. Different skills and […]

Post COVID Job Hunting Tips

Vocamotive: Post COVID Job Search Tips There is no doubt that 2020 and 2021 have been challenging, and unfortunately for many Americans, the professional world took a hit. It was estimated that in 2021, unemployment rose 5.8%. As you look forward to getting back to doing the work that you love to do, it is […]

What to Consider Before Changing Careers

  Are you considering ditching it all and running away to join the circus? Are your dreams of becoming the next great American novelist are just too vivid to ignore any longer? Do you think you could land a spot on the national Olympics team in curling if it weren’t for that pesky day job? […]

Why Your 30s and 40s Is A Great Time To Change Careers

You’ve been in the workforce for a decade or more. Maybe you’ve worked for the same company the entire time, or perhaps you’ve moved around a bit (or even a lot). But you’ve begun to feel like you’re not in the right place. If you’ve started to think about a career change and you’re over […]

The 10 Most Dangerous Jobs – and Which are Worth the Pay

You’ve probably never thought to yourself, “I want to have a really dangerous job.” But if you knew that job came with a hefty paycheck, would you be willing to risk it? How big of a paycheck would you need to, say, swim with sharks every day? Or handle venomous snakes? Or play with wild […]

How to Land More Interviews (and Shorten Your Job Search)

  As the U.S. job market nears full employment, many job seekers are scratching their heads wondering why their own efforts are not generating numerous interviews and desired employment offers. After all, with the official jobless rate at a 9-year low, now should be one of the best times to begin a job search.  

Another Vocamotive Success Story

Did you know… …that, many years ago, Vocamotive developed an internship program with municipal building departments and private construction businesses throughout the State of Illinois? The Building Inspector Internship Program is specifically designed to facilitate the training of injured construction workers to become Building Inspectors, Project Managers, Construction Superintendents, Customer Service Representatives and other professional construction […]

17 LinkedIn Improvement Tips for 2017

With 2017 rapidly approaching, many professionals are starting to think about finding a new position or making a career change in the New Year. With 87 percent of recruiters using LinkedIn, a fully optimized and updated profile is a great place to begin! Author’s Note: This article is a complementary piece to the highly praised […]