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

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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 »

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Temporary jobs come and go; that is the nature of the field. While many are eager to make the transition to full-time employment, some have no other choice but to look for the next available opportunity. In this case, there are some steps you can take that will make this process a little bit easier…. Read more »

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The interview process is often a daunting one for the job seeker, but it can be stressful on the interviewer, too. You wouldn’t want your prospects showing up for an interview without doing some amount of research beforehand, so it’s nice to give them the same professional courtesy. If you find that you’re having trouble… Read more »

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Starting your day off right is critical to both short- and long-term success. Whether you’re searching for a job, just starting a temporary assignment or part of a well-oiled machine, it can be incredibly helpful to establish and maintain a routine. This can be easier said than done, especially if you’re dependent on temporary jobs… Read more »

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Finding top talent in a tight candidate market can be a difficult and stressful time. Whether you’re suffering from a lack of qualified workers or if you simply don’t have the funds to maintain a full-time staff of professionals, it can be incredibly challenging to maintain productivity and meet deadlines when working with a tight… Read more »

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The practice of setting goals for yourself, both in your personal life and career, can do a lot for your self-esteem and long-term success. If you’re a recent graduate whose future career path is unclear or even if you’re an established professional with a bulletproof plan, you can use goals to maintain your trajectory and… Read more »