This Job Interview Mistake Costs You the Job Every Time

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Although most job interviews follow a rather standard process, especially among the temporary workforce, it’s still one of the most stressful parts of the job hunt. While it’s important to make the interview into a two-way interaction, most job seekers simply talk too much. Instead, try to let your resume do the talking; you’re just… Read more »

Do You Need a Welding Certification?

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Many workers are under the impression that a welding certification isn’t required to lead a successful career as a welder. After all, certification isn’t a requirement for many of the welding roles seen in factories and fabrication shops of today. While it’s not a solid requirement, a welding certification can benefit your career in numerous… Read more »

There’s a Gap in Your Resume – Now What?

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Resumes hold a lot of weight in the manufacturing industry today. Instead of filling out a generic application, many candidates would rather take the time to write an attractive and informative resume. Conversely, many hiring managers and industry leaders would rather read a compelling resume than flip through pages of standardized applications. However, some resumes… Read more »

How to Focus Yourself to Start the Day Right

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Starting your day off right is critical to both short- and long-term success. Whether you’re searching for a job, just starting a temporary assignment or part of a well-oiled machine, it can be incredibly helpful to establish and maintain a routine. This can be easier said than done, especially if you’re dependent on temporary jobs… Read more »

You Deserve a Raise – How Do You Ask For (and Get) One?

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Although our nation’s unemployment rate recently reached a decade-long low, there are still too many skilled employees left working for a wage that is below their worth. If you think that you might be next in line for a pay raise or promotion at your company, don’t hesitate to speak up and make yourself noticed…. Read more »

Get Your Resume to the Top of the Staffing Agency Pile

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There’s simply no getting around the fact that staffing agencies deal with a ton of resumes. With some agencies receiving hundreds or even thousands of new resumes nearly every single day, it can be difficult to come up with a stellar resume that stands out above the rest. Writing a resume that is sure to… Read more »