3 Tips to Increase Awareness of Your Company to Passive Job Candidates

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The most motivated and proactive job seekers will typically find your company on their own; the thrill of the hunt is ingrained in their very nature. However, this only represents a portion of the workforce. In order to have access to as many qualified recruits as possible, you’ll need to put in some extra effort… Read more »

5 Ways to Improve Employee Retention

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According to recent stats, the manufacturing industry experienced a 16 percent turnover rate during 2016. While this isn’t as bad as some professional sectors, such as hospitality, healthcare or banking, it’s still on the higher end of the spectrum. Such large turnover rates not only affect productivity and profitability on a day-to-day basis, they can… 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 »

How to Recruit Millennials to Manufacturing in 2017

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Let’s face it: the millennial generation carries a set of values that differs from the traditional mindset of older workers. As such, it can be difficult for companies in the manufacturing industry to attract the interest of younger workers. Despite the inherent challenge, the millennial generation is a highly intelligent, skillful and valuable niche of… Read more »

How Do Companies View Your Resume When They Read It the Second Time?

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Given the fact that some of us spend hours writing the perfect resume, you would think that we’d be familiar with the general feel, tone and sound of the resume. While this may be true to an extent, standard resumes tend to lose their flair or excitement when read for the second, third or fourth… Read more »