Fayetteville Focus – Scoping Out Manufacturing Job Opportunities

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As life begins to get back to normal in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, employers are ramping up their hiring. It’s a good time to be on the hunt for a manufacturing job, but what role is right for you? Here’s a quick whip-around spotlighting the types of positions that Fayetteville employers are looking… Read more »

Why It’s Best to Leave the April Foolishness at Home

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April is known for many great things: the start of spring, the beginning of baseball season, and Easter, among them. And then, there’s April Fools’ Day. As far as we know, the custom of celebrating the first of April with pranks, jokes, and hoaxes started more than 600 years ago with a mention in “The… Read more »

Overwhelmed at Work? These Steps Can Help You Cope

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Nothing is quite as debilitating as waking up already dreading what your workday holds in store. When you feel overwhelmed before your feet hit the floor, it’s hard to escape that cloud of doom. But you can escape that mental trap.    These steps can help you recognize the source of your anxiety and then get… Read more »

Show Off Your Accounting Skills in Your Resume

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If you like math, have a knack for problem-solving, and count organization as one of your strengths, have you ever thought of being an accountant? If not, maybe you should – accountancy pays better-than-average wages and has a positive outlook in terms of job availability, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.   So, what skills… Read more »

10 Career Advancement tips for Warehouse Employees

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As a warehouse operations employee, you’re an important part of your company’s workflow. But perhaps you’re looking to stretch your wings. What are your career goals?  Once you’ve committed your goals to writing, use these 10 tips to reach them.  Make a written list of your strengths and weaknesses. You need to know what you… Read more »

How to ‘Break up’ With a job You Don’t Love

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Love and relationships are in the air this month – whether you’re celebrating Valentine’s Day with your significant other or gathering with single friends in solidarity. But one of the major relationships you might not be thinking about is the one you have with your job.   According to new research from LinkedIn, most of us (81%) believe we should… Read more »

Resume Focus – What Skills Does an Administrative Assistant Need in 2021?

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One of our most popular blog posts has been a piece about the skills employers look for in an administrative assistant in the past few years. Knowing these skills has never been more important, as COVID-19 has increased the importance and complexity of the admin’s role. Not only do they need the traditional proficiencies in scheduling, bookkeeping, and arranging travel; admins also are being asked to take… Read more »

Making a Good Impression at a new Manufacturing Assignment

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You might think stress over making a good first impression at a new job is limited to office work. But it turns out manufacturing and other industrial employees have similar fears.   A study by 4imprint, an English promotional marketer, asked people working within engineering and manufacturing environments about their first-day disasters. Their experiences included showing… Read more »

How to ask for More Responsibility at Your Job

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A standard measure of success in the workplace is getting more and more responsibility. What this looks like varies depending on your work environment, be it an office environment or a factory. And while the path to advancement may be different for every worker, there are certain tips for asking for extra duties that carry… Read more »

6 Ways to Motivate Yourself When You Don’t Want to go to Work

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Everyone has days when it seems impossible to get out of bed – much less go to work. It can be even harder during a pandemic. Here are six tips for getting going on days like this.  Put one Foot in Front of The Other   Taking one step at a time is a good way… Read more »