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At this writing the labor market is tight. Businesses are struggling to stay fully staffed. It’s a challenge and we get it! Often times it feels like you are filling positions with temporary help only to refill them later. Whether the employee quits reporting or isn’t performing the job duties up to satisfaction, dealing with… Read more »

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Your time and your money are valuable commodities. We get it! The last thing you want to do is to fill and refill a position several times. Nor do you want your inbox jammed full of dozens of resumes that don’t meet your hiring criteria! If you feel as though your staffing service is nothing… Read more »

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At this writing, unemployment has reached an all-time low. Businesses are struggling to find and keep good employees. Job seekers have plenty of choices when it comes to potential employers and available jobs. However, some companies seem to have very little turnover and easily fill newly created positions. Logic would tell you that they must… Read more »

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When you’re on the hunt for a new job, you probably scour the landscape (both online and off) for posts and advertisements offered by companies looking to staff open positions. You probably respond to appropriate posts by following the application directions, and then you move onto the next post and follow the same routine. Most… Read more »

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For most job seekers, there’s a certain order to the progression of events: First, you create a winning resume in order to land an interview. Next, you ace the interview and land an offer. And finally, once your offer is in hand, you take a close look at your potential employer to find out what… Read more »

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All employees get tired sometimes. They stay late in the office now and then, or they pull an occasional all-nighter, or they face a tight deadline or a busy season that pushes them to their limits. When employees show regular signs of weariness, recognize these signs and take the time to sit down with them,… Read more »

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If you’ve been avoiding a career in manufacturing—or encouraging your child to choose an alternate path—you may be acting a few of these common assumptions about the manufacturing industry. These myths are pervasive, but they don’t reflect reality. Take a close look and you may determine that manufacturing has more to offer than you thought…. Read more »

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Congratulations—You landed your dream job! And your first day is around the corner. You already know that first impressions are critical, and you know that you’ll need to bring your A game when you meet your coworkers and clients for the first time. So how can you make the most of your first day without… Read more »

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As soon as you found the post, you knew this was the perfect job for you, so you pulled out all the stops. You didn’t just use a template resume and cover letter—You crafted both documents from the ground up with only this employer in mind. You got some editing help, and then you submitted… Read more »

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After a long and comprehensive vetting and selection process, you finally hired an employee who seems talented and promising in every way. Both of you seem equally excited to begin your partnership, and you’re ready to extend your trust and give your new employee the benefit of the doubt as he learns the ropes. But… Read more »