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Career and hiring tips, industry insights – all updated regularly to keep you informed.

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The world of the average temporary worker is a tough one. While it’s important to take on new assignments when they come your way, it can be difficult – if not downright impossible – to assume responsibility for a project you’re just not comfortable with. In this case, it’s important you’re able to say no… Read more »

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The most motivated and proactive job seekers will typically find your company on their own; the thrill of the hunt is ingrained in their very nature. However, this only represents a portion of the workforce. In order to have access to as many qualified recruits as possible, you’ll need to put in some extra effort… Read more »

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Many workers are under the impression that a welding certification isn’t required to lead a successful career as a welder. After all, certification isn’t a requirement for many of the welding roles seen in factories and fabrication shops of today. While it’s not a solid requirement, a welding certification can benefit your career in numerous… Read more »

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Adding diversity to your candidate pool is beneficial in a variety of ways. Not only are you increasing your overall access to qualified recruits, you’re serving as a positive role model for your community and industry in general. You don’t even have to terminate any of your current employees to interject some diversity into your… Read more »

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Although the role might entail different responsibilities depending on the exact company you’re applying to, the job of the inventory clerk is a rather standard function. Not only will you be responsible for overseeing the company’s inventory management system, you’ll likely be tasked with duties in recordkeeping, data analysis and reporting. One of the most… Read more »

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According to recent stats, the manufacturing industry experienced a 16 percent turnover rate during 2016. While this isn’t as bad as some professional sectors, such as hospitality, healthcare or banking, it’s still on the higher end of the spectrum. Such large turnover rates not only affect productivity and profitability on a day-to-day basis, they can… Read more »

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It wasn’t long ago when the typical job hunt was restricted to the classified ads in newspapers, local bulletin boards and industry-driven career fairs. The prevalence of the internet has given rise to a brand-new avenue of approach for those who are looking for jobs: social media. While there are some sites that are specifically… Read more »

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It’s important for your managers and supervisors to lead by example. Whether they realize it or not, they’re serving as a role models for all of the employees who report to them. As such, their body language can go a long way toward achieving cooperation between teammates and maximizing day-to-day productivity. 1. Maintain Confidence at… Read more »

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Resumes hold a lot of weight in the manufacturing industry today. Instead of filling out a generic application, many candidates would rather take the time to write an attractive and informative resume. Conversely, many hiring managers and industry leaders would rather read a compelling resume than flip through pages of standardized applications. However, some resumes… Read more »

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Leadership roles are viewed very differently in the 21st century when compared to generations past. As millennials have recently taken over as the largest single group of laborers in the United States, they value innovation over experience. Instead of sitting comfortably in an office, millennials want leaders who aren’t afraid to get their hands dirty… Read more »