The Skills Gap Exists – Here’s How to Overcome It

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If you’ve been a part of the workforce for an extended period of time – especially within the temporary sector – you’ve likely heard the term “skills gap” thrown around. It refers to the gap between the current needs of a company and the capabilities of their employees or candidates, and it’s a very real… Read more »

Easy Changes to Increase Diversity in Your Candidate Pool

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Adding diversity to your candidate pool is beneficial in a variety of ways. Not only are you increasing your overall access to qualified recruits, you’re serving as a positive role model for your community and industry in general. You don’t even have to terminate any of your current employees to interject some diversity into your… Read more »

4 Body Language Tips for Better Leadership in Manufacturing

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It’s important for your managers and supervisors to lead by example. Whether they realize it or not, they’re serving as a role models for all of the employees who report to them. As such, their body language can go a long way toward achieving cooperation between teammates and maximizing day-to-day productivity. 1. Maintain Confidence at… Read more »

Which Questions Should You Ask in a Job Interview for Manufacturing Employees?

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The interview process is often a daunting one for the job seeker, but it can be stressful on the interviewer, too. You wouldn’t want your prospects showing up for an interview without doing some amount of research beforehand, so it’s nice to give them the same professional courtesy. If you find that you’re having trouble… Read more »

4 Tips to Set and Reach Your Career Goals

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The practice of setting goals for yourself, both in your personal life and career, can do a lot for your self-esteem and long-term success. If you’re a recent graduate whose future career path is unclear or even if you’re an established professional with a bulletproof plan, you can use goals to maintain your trajectory and… Read more »

It’s National Safety Month – What Can We Learn From the Top Safety Violations of 2016?

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As a business owner of any kind, your top priority should be the health and safety of your employees. Not only are there laws in place for this very reason, but looking after the well-being of your staff can result in improved productivity over time. With the month of June known as National Safety Month,… Read more »

Want to Enjoy Monday Morning? Try This!

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Monday morning can be quite the struggle for permanent and temporary employees alike. Not only does it mark the beginning of the full workweek, but some of us have spent the weekend staying up late, relaxing and enjoying our free time. It can be difficult to get motivated on Monday mornings, but it’s a must… Read more »

What Do You Do When Your Staff Is Overworked?

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An overworked staff is an unhappy staff, and a staff that isn’t happy with their job will certainly have a negative effect on productivity. Not only will this lead to high turnover rates, but it might cause your reputation to suffer amongst qualified job seekers. Thankfully there are a number of steps you can take… Read more »

Tips to Find the Mistakes in Your Resume

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The resume is the first step to success in many careers. With so much importance placed on the modern resume, it’s essentially the document is free of errors. Although a simple typo might be overlooked elsewhere, a strict hiring manager might take this as a sign of laziness, an uncaring attitude or a downright lack… Read more »