Mega Force Blog

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

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If you’re reading this blog, you’re likely exploring ways to increase the flow of candidates to your business. In-house recruiting is critical, but sometimes staffing needs arise that call for reinforcements. Relying on luck to fill the extra positions associated with these needs isn’t a great idea, but working with a staffing agency could be a great solution. Here are just five reasons. … Read more »

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It’s your moment of truth. After months of focusing your job search on an industry that appeals to you, crafting your resume, building a relationship with an employment agency, and doing your homework on prospective employers, you’ve landed an interview for what looks like a perfect opportunity. And then, your interviewer opens with a question… Read more »

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Maintaining a fully staffed production floor has always been a challenge for managers. A study conducted in 2018 by the Association for Manufacturing Excellence found the average turnover and absenteeism rate among manufacturing and distribution plants was 37 percent. Then, COVID struck, and the accompanying economic crisis made staffing an even steeper hill to climb…. Read more »

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It’s the classic job-seeking Catch 22. You can’t get the job you want without the right experience, and you can’t get experience without a job. But what if there were a way you could get a job with little or no experience and get the ball rolling on your quest for a career to grow… Read more »

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There comes the point in some employer-employee relationships at which managers reach a crossroads. When an employee’s job performance dips below expectations and stays at that level for any length of time, managers are faced with a choice – address that employee’s shortcomings with the goal of increasing their performance, or terminate their employment. Given… Read more »

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If you’re looking for a new career path, but you don’t have a dream job in mind, working with a staffing agency could be right up your alley. Some job seekers are hesitant to involve staffing agencies in their hunt for employment. They may think doing so limits their options by tying them down to… Read more »

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Getting to know your coworkers can make your workday more enjoyable and maybe even be the start of building relationships that continue outside work. The question is, how do you kick it off? You don’t want to ask those boring questions everyone else is asking but asking the wrong question can be like stepping into… Read more »

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You’ve put a lot of effort into building your skills. Shouldn’t you be able to leverage them into a great job? It all depends on being able to communicate them effectively. Here are a few tips that can help you present your skills in the best possible light and convince the hiring manager that you… Read more »

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It’s been a tough year, but things are getting back to normal. How is your team’s morale? Are they happy to be back, or are they working for the weekend? In many areas, restaurants, bars, and other fun activities are opening back up. Add summer weather, and people are unfocused, and morale suffers. Here are… Read more »

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  June is National Safety Month! Ideally, every day is safety day for both businesses and employees, but it’s easy to grow complacent and take safety for granted. Take this month to pay particular attention to what your company is doing well and how you can improve.  Here’s how you can help your team stay… Read more »