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

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It’s no secret that the job interview is the most critical part of the recruiting and hiring process. What may surprise you is that the very first phone interview you have with a candidate can be almost as useful as your in-person finalist interviews. Read on for tips on how to transform the first interview… Read more »

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In today’s competitive job market, a solid resume is a must, whether you’re seeking an office position or a job in manufacturing. That’s particularly true for forklift drivers, as the number of material-moving-machine operators, including forklift drivers, is expected to grow by 7% between 2020 and 2030 (according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics). So… Read more »

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In manufacturing, productivity is the name of the game. Maximizing your production line output will help you keep pace with your competitors and increase your profits. Here are five steps you can take right now to juice up your production.   Start Small  There’s an old adage that says the best way to eat an elephant… Read more »

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We recently posted about one of the most common qualifications listed as a job requirement: “The candidate should show attention to detail.” That article listed several specific traits that come under the heading of “attention to detail”:  Organization   Time management   Analytical skills Observation  Active listening   Now that we have a better idea of what attention… Read more »

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No one likes to be the bearer of bad news. It can be even tougher if the news you’re bearing is that one of your employees is producing unsatisfactory work. The last thing you want to do in this challenging labor environment is create another vacancy by terminating an employee. On the other hand, if… Read more »

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We recently posted about one of those phrases you see over and over as you go through job listings: “attention to detail.” Another frequent feature of these listings is their request that candidates possess “administrative skills.” But what are these skills, and why are they so important? Defining Administrative Skills Administrative skills, in the broadest… Read more »

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While the COVID-19 threat has shifted from pandemic to endemic, and the rest of life seems to be getting back to normal, employers are still struggling with a labor shortage. If your business is dealing with a talent deficit, you may want to consider a temp-to-hire model. It offers multiple advantages for both your business… Read more »

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What an achievement for a company to be in business for 40 years!    We are extremely grateful to have been an integral part of North Carolina businesses’ and individuals’ success for the past four decades. It’s a privilege to connect qualified, reliable workers with employers who need their help each and every day. Out of… Read more »

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In an environment where staff shortages are still causing problems for employers more than two years after the COVID-19 pandemic began, it’s tempting to hire candidates who are “on the bubble” when it comes to qualifications and experience. But if you’re not careful, your eagerness to fill staff openings may allow some truly toxic candidates… Read more »