Mega Force Blog

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

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One of the most uncomfortable dilemmas a manager can face is how to deal with an employee who isn’t meeting expectations. No one likes firing an employee, but if you keep them around without addressing their performance issues, they can drag fellow employees down – possibly your entire organization.    Mitchell Marks, professor of leadership at… Read more »

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Employers typically have a broad bank of interview questions to ask candidates for job openings. However, certain critical roles require a specific set of skills, and employers need to drill down for these positions with specific skill requirements. Take, for instance, accounts payable. Employers looking to hire in that area need interview questions that focus… Read more »

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If you’re required to wear protective footwear on the job, choosing the right pair can be overwhelming. Selecting the right shoes in general, and work boots in particular, is a more confusing process than many people imagine. But it doesn’t have to be. Take a look at the considerations below before you start your search.   Consider The Types of… Read more »

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Baby boomers aren’t retiring in droves, but their numbers in the workforce are dwindling significantly. And when boomers retire, they take with them a generation of beliefs and workstyles. Perhaps most importantly, they leave with vast quantities of “tribal knowledge”: exclusive technical, product or process information. This information is rarely stored on the web or… Read more »

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“We’ve decided to go another direction …”   This phrase is kryptonite to job seekers. No one likes rejection, but it’s particularly rough to be told “no” by a prospective employer — and it hurts worse the longer you’re out of work.   Mega Force has several tips for dealing with job-search rejection and restoring a positive… Read more »

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Maintaining a safe and productive work environment is essential for all businesses, but it’s absolutely critical for manufacturers. Nothing is more important than the safety of your team members. Because of that, it’s necessary to keep assembly line equipment dependable and safe. Check out these tips from Mega Force.  Invest in Safety Gear If you want to prioritize… Read more »

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Job seeking during the summer presents some unique challenges. You want to dress for the job you want, whether it’s a place on the assembly line or an office position. But you also want to be cool and comfortable so you can concentrate on the interview questions instead of being distracted by how much you’re… Read more »

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The COVID-19 pandemic has given additional momentum to an employment trend emerging in recent years – hiring employees who work from home. Whether you’ve just started hiring for remote positions or looking for best practices for remote recruiting, read on for three best practices for bringing quality candidates on board.   Tailor Your Screening Methods to… Read more »

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If your job search has led you to apply for a position on an assembly line, you may be wondering what that type of work it involves and what skills you need to do the job. We have you covered!   What does an assembly line worker do?   Assembly line workers create mechanical parts and put… Read more »

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In an increasingly competitive job market, recruiters need to be increasingly creative in their prospecting. Fortunately, there’s an emerging talent pool to draw on: passive candidates. Of course, trying to pull a potential applicant away from their current position when they’re not even looking for a job is challenging. But there are some tricks you… Read more »