Career Advice For Technicians

Career Advice for HVAC Technicians, Installers and Gas Fitters. Interview Tips, Resume Guides and Career Advancement Advice.

Phone Interview Tips and Tricks to Get you Closer to Your Next Job

Although in-person interviews are much more prevalent in the skilled trades, there are different situations where a company or even a candidate, requests a phone interview as a first step in the hiring process.  If you’re an HVAC professional, read below for some phone interview tips and tricks to help get you closer to your …

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14 Skype Interview Tips to Land the Job

Congratulations! Your resume caught the eye of a recruiter or hiring manager and you passed the initial phone pre-screen. They are now ready to set up a Skype interview (or use other similar live video platform applications) with you. In addition to practicing and preparing for common interview questions managers ask HVAC/R Technicians, have a …

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6 Tips for HVAC Apprentices to Impress a Journeyman

Getting started in the skilled trades can be challenging; but, if HVAC Apprentices stick with it, not only will you be making bank, your experience and skill set as an Service Technician, Installer, or Gas Fitter will be sought after by employers everywhere…or you can choose to become your own boss! Before you get ahead …

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A Guide for Skilled Trade Workers Looking to Immigrate to Canada or the U.S.A

We get lots of highly qualified skilled trade workers, such as HVAC Service Technicians, reaching out to us from all over the world: Africa, Australia, India, England, and Jamaica wanting to know what they need to do to immigrate to Canada or the U.S.A and work in their trade. While we are no experts and …

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Your HVAC/R Job Search Starts with Your Resume

Maybe it’s the start of a New Year and promised resolutions (New Year, New Me mantra) or it’s spring with the promise of fresh new beginnings that has HVAC/R Service Technicians, Installers, and Fitters thinking about a new work environment.  In reality, it’s more likely you are: wanting to do better for yourself and/or family …

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10 Things To Consider When Looking for an HVAC Tech Job

From the outside, HVAC jobs can all look the same, especially when you are looking at cookie-cutter job descriptions. An HVAC Technician is basically the same duties regardless of where you are working and you already know what the job entails. Going beyond the required duties there are 10 main things that you need to …

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How To Get Promoted – An HVAC Technician’s Guide To Moving Up

Contrary to popular belief, promotions don’t always go to the best technicians or even to the hardest working technician. Being a supervisor or manager requires a bit of a different skill set than being a good tech. No doubt, you have to be a good tech but usually, the one who gets promoted is the …

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