ASA Blog

Internet Fraud: The Danger of Not Knowing

With more businesses focusing on online services and people spending a greater amount of time online in general, this may be a good time to go over the various pitfalls that can trap the unwary on the internet. There has been an increase in the number of people using online conferencing services and running into […]

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Spring Clean Your Resume

Resume Cleaning Spring is a time for new beginnings and for many people that usually involves cleaning out the dust and junk that has accumulated over winter. Why not take that same spring cleaning attitude and apply it to other things? If you are looking for a job, now is a great time to review […]

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Thank You

Many of us are lucky enough to work from home during this time of COVID-19. Although many of us do feel lucky, I use the word lucky loosely thinking of co-worker’s who have multiple family members at home with them. Many of them being sticky and short and wanting more attention than typically demanded, but […]

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A Look at What NCCER has to Offer

The National Center for Construction and Education Research (NCCER) is a 501(c)3 non-profit education foundation whose mission is “to build a safe, productive and sustainable workforce of craft professionals.” Operator Qualifications (OQ) are regulated by the US Department of Transportation (DOT) Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA). Adopted by federal regulations, 49 CFR Part […]

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Necessity is the Mother of Invention

Necessity is the mother of invention. I’m not the first one to reference this proverb while we’re all “hunkered down” and trying to figure out how to work without gathering. With the current precautions in place for COVID-19, the Alaska Safety Alliance has discontinued in-person training. (For now) our office is closed, and all face-to-face […]

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A message from the Alaska Safety Alliance

We understand the concern and uncertainty you may be experiencing around recent developments surrounding COVID-19. The health and safety of the Alaskan workforce, and their families, is of utmost importance to us. With this, we wanted to share some helpful resources with you, and updates on what ASA is doing in proactive response: The Alaska […]

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The Office: The Little Things

Yes! You’ve made it past the slimy dog noses, the sticky peanut butter kid hands and somehow managed to keep most of your coffee in your mug! You are ready for the office! But…you’ve got to make it through the rest of the day too. Here are some steps you can take at the office […]

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NCCER – Not Your Typical Registry System

NCCER’s Registry system is a robust platform. It doesn’t fit the mold of your typical data management system. It also is not your typical LMS (Learning Management System) or TMS (Training Management System). NCCER’s Registry system is as unique as NCCER is. With many layers of complexity, the Registry system provides different levels of engagement […]

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Ready to Respond?

Monday morning. If you happened to have read my blog on Mondays, you know how this day could go. You’ve walked into your office building and a coworker faints in the lobby right in front of you. Confirmed, it’s Monday. What do you do? You know where the first aid kit is, you know the […]

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