Mega Force Blog

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

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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 »

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For some charismatic candidates, the interview is the most natural part of their job search. For the rest of us who find the interview to be the most nerve-wracking step, here are some useful phrases you can use during each phase that will help land the job. Before the interview “I was so excited when… Read more »

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In survey after survey on workplace engagement, work-life balance is emerging as a leading employee motivator. These surveys often report that work-life balance is at least as important, if not more important, than a competitive salary when it comes to employee retention.   How can employers incorporate the type of work-life balance that will keep current… Read more »

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Being a job seeker in today’s market can be incredibly discouraging, and you need every tool at your disposal to increase your visibility and appeal to potential employers. Mega Force has this advice to follow for standing out and increasing your chances of getting hired. Get relevant work experience – You can stand out from… Read more »

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You think you may have hired the wrong person – now what? While you can always look for a replacement, this costs both time and money on top of the resources you’ve already spent. Instead, you might want to consider evaluating the situation to determine why your new hire isn’t quite meeting your initial expectations. … Read more »

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Seasonal jobs catch a lot of flak from jobseekers. Not only are they typically quite limited in duration, but they sometimes require long hours and minimal pay. However, there are a lot of benefits to taking on seasonal jobs – especially if you’re specifically looking for temporary work.   Extra income: Seasonal jobs are often used as… Read more »

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New graduates can be a great addition to your workforce. Whether you’re looking for temporary help or even if you’re interested in helping them develop long-term careers, recent graduates have a lot to offer those who are willing to take the chance on hiring them.   However, there are some things to keep in mind when… Read more »

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The first 90 days at a new job are generally pretty busy. On top of having to assimilate into your new role and become familiar with your coworkers, you’ll likely have to fill out paperwork, perform skills testing, and more. However, there are some things that you should avoid, especially within the first 90 days… Read more »