Should You Hire Someone with an Employment Gap?

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All managers are on the lookout for “the perfect employee.” Unfortunately, such a candidate doesn’t exist, and even if they do, you can’t count on finding a unicorn in your particular realm.  No matter how impressive a job prospect looks, they’ll have something in their background that gives you pause. One such potential hiccup is a gap… Read more »

Thinking About Becoming a Warehouse Manager?

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Staffing agencies like Mega Force work to connect potential employees with managers needing talent. But perhaps you find yourself at an interesting crossroads: Let’s say you’re a skilled warehouse worker in Fayetteville with years of valuable experience to offer a company. But you’re ready to put those tools to use in a managerial role. What specific skills do you need to make the jump into management?   Zippia compiled a list of… Read more »

Can Shift Planning Save You Money?

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Saving money is always at the forefront for companies who want to grow – not just survive. As the adage goes, success is often about working smarter, not harder. One area of business logistics in which working smarter can work to your advantage is shift planning. Workforce communications company Workerbee shared some best practices for saving money… Read more »

Reflections On The Twentieth Anniversary Of The 9/11 Terror Attacks

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On the 20th anniversary of the largest attack on American soil, we can look back and see what has changed and what has not. It’s only been in the last couple of months that the United States has withdrawn troops from Afghanistan, where we had been since shortly after the 2001 attack. There are Americans who see… Read more »

Handling Tough Interview Questions – ‘Why Did You Leave?’

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Last month, we talked about one of those tricky interview questions that stops you cold: “Why do you want to work here?” But there’s another interview question that is kind of the other side of the coin: “Why did you leave your last job?” This can be even harder to answer than the first one because there’s almost… Read more »