Mega Force Blog

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

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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 »

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Disney recently made news by announcing changes to its dress code for theme park employees aimed at “amplifying diversity, inclusion, and individual expression among its workforce,” according to a report in Entertainment Weekly. Among the changes are relaxed guidelines for “gender-inclusive hairstyles, jewelry, nail styles, and costume choices; and allowing appropriate visible tattoos,” said Disney Parks… Read more »

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In November of last year, we posted a 5-minute overview of welding as a trade and job opportunity. We highlighted some statistics showing that welding was becoming more lucrative, and that welding job openings were on the rise. Finally, we outlined the relatively quick path to establishing yourself as a welder. If you’re still considering… Read more »

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Most employers are keenly aware of the critical nature of employee engagement – a measure of the emotional commitment workers have to their jobs. When employees are engaged, morale is high and businesses are more successful. According to Smarp, an employee communication and advocacy group, companies with high employee engagement are 22% more profitable. Unfortunately,… Read more »

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Even though COVID-19 restrictions are being lifted and professional life seems to be returning to normal, businesses are still heavily relying on video interviews as part of their recruitment efforts. In fact, a study by StandOut CV and JD-Library showed that 60% of employers plan on keeping video interviews of candidates as part of their… Read more »