What Content Should Manufacturers Share on Social Media?

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Social media isn’t all fun and games. While there are plenty of personal profiles across all social media sites, many businesses – including manufacturers – have experienced success through sites like Facebook, LinkedIn and more. But this success isn’t a given. It takes a sound social media strategy, knowledge of current marketing tactics and even… Read more »

A Staffing Agency Saves Your Business Time by Performing These Activities

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Staffing agencies, like Mega Force, can help your business in several different ways. Not only do our services help reclaim time for you and your teammates, they often lead to significant cost savings, too. Some of the services Mega Force offers include: Credit & Criminal Background Checks We strive to make sure all our recruits… Read more »

Here Are the Off-the-Wall Interview Questions That Actually Work

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The standard job interview is often tedious and monotonous for both parties. Many job seekers are tired of moving from interview to interview, while hiring managers and interviewers often get bored after a while. But you can add some extra life to the next interview simply by asking some fun and exciting questions. As a… Read more »

Do You Need a Welding Certification?

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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 »

Easy Changes to Increase Diversity in Your Candidate Pool

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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 »

5 Ways to Improve Employee Retention

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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 »

4 Body Language Tips for Better Leadership in Manufacturing

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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 »

Which Questions Should You Ask in a Job Interview for Manufacturing Employees?

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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 »

What DON’T You Ever Talk About in a Job Interview?

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The typical job interview tends to cover a lot of topics. Potential subjects include past employers, future goals, and even your family life. However, there are a few topics that are strictly off-limits during the initial interview process. Politics or Religion If there are only two subjects you should never talk about in a job… Read more »

Want to Enjoy Monday Morning? Try This!

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Monday morning can be quite the struggle for permanent and temporary employees alike. Not only does it mark the beginning of the full workweek, but some of us have spent the weekend staying up late, relaxing and enjoying our free time. It can be difficult to get motivated on Monday mornings, but it’s a must… Read more »