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 »

4 Ways to Lead Your Manufacturing Team From the Floor

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A successful manufacturing team involves a number of dynamics. How your team members get along with one another and their individual performances are all crucial, but it really comes down to the abilities of the leader. Although each factory is different, there are some fundamental aspects to keep in mind when leading a team from… Read more »

When Do You Bring an Employee Back?

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Company owners and managers have been struggling with the idea of bringing back their ex-employees since the beginning of time. The problem is only compounded when a valuable employee leaves on a bad note or negative terms. On the one hand, their past contributions to the company are significant enough to warrant reconsideration. Conversely, the… Read more »