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Staffing agencies are engaged by companies to find candidates to fill open vacancies. Vacancies can be direct placement, temporary, or contract and full-time or part-time engagements. While it’s extremely satisfying to be able to outsource the arduous task of candidate screening, you want to make sure the staffing agency you choose is doing a thorough… Read More »

Congrats – Now the Transition

Tips for a First time manager

As your career advances, it’s likely that you’ll experience managing people who were formerly your peers and friends. Try to remember that your transition will likely be as uncomfortable for your team as it is for you. This type of transition can be challenging even for the most accomplished and talented folks. It will likely mean… Read More »

Manufacturing in 2023

Manufacturing in 2023 The Great Resignation isn’t over just yet. One in five workers say that they’re “extremely likely” or “very likely” to switch employers within the coming year. In order to overcome the hurdle like the Great Resignation, manufacturing in 2023 will need stand ready to face many hurdles. Manufacturing Challenges The Washington Post reported that manufacturers… Read More »

First 30 days on a new Job

1st 30 days on a new job

First 30 days on a new Job You worked hard to create connections and make a positive impression during  job interviews.  Maintain that same energy in your first 30 days at your new job.  Think of the first 30 days of employment as an absorption period.  All new hires learn key information that will set… Read More »

Time to Refresh Your Resume

Keep an updated resume'

Time to Refresh Your Resume You once wrote an amazing resume and you have been sending the same one out for years.  No matter how amazing your resume might be, if it’s out of date then it’s going to be out of mind.  It’s time to refresh your resume.  Luckily for you updating your resume will… Read More »

Mfg Trends in 2022 – Jobs Part 4

Mfg Trends in 2022 – Jobs Part 4 Critical Jobs Many manufacturers still struggle to fill critical jobs.  In a tight job market where every candidate interaction counts, manufacturers need to take swift, intentional steps to attract women and younger generations. As well as the need to continue to find ways to broaden the talent… Read More »

Mfg Trends in 2022 Part 3

Carbon Footprint in manufacturing - Manufacturing trends

Manufacturing Trends in 2022 – Part 3 Manufacturing Carbon Footprint Manufacturers will need to look at how they design, source, manufacture, deliver, and service all their products. It’s a daunting proposition as the sustainability imperative continues to grow. By building sustainable practices into processes, manufacturers can tackle their single largest sustainability obstacle while at the… Read More »

Bridging the Skills Gap

An employee recently attended a meeting with several managers from manufacturing companies where the topic was the lack of skilled trade employees. As you may have noticed at your company, the group agreed there was a shortage of available talent to fill critical roles.… Read More »

Interviewing In This Market Doesn’t Matter, Does It?

You have an interview for a manufacturing job tomorrow. Since the labor market is tight, you don’t need to be prepared. They need you more than you need them. You can just roll out of bed, show up, and the job will be yours, right? Absolutely not! Even though the job market is tight, a… Read More »

The 5 Keys to Job Success

Certain people always have great jobs. They always seem to land the promotion. And they always seem to be successful with everything they touch. Is this just luck or a coincidence? Nope! These people don’t wait for things to happen, they make their own luck. So what can you do to ensure you’re successful? You… Read More »