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Hiring in the manufacturing sector dropped rapidly during the recent economic downturn and hit record lows in 2010. Since that point, numbers have been steadily rising, but they still aren’t quite in line with where they should be, and as they search for an explanation, experts are turning their attention toward a skills gap. According… Read more »

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You’re about to leave your current employer. Maybe you’ve been on the market for a while, attending interview after interview. Or maybe an opportunity recently appeared on your landscape without warning, and you decided to make a grab for that brass ring. But in either case, you’re ready to accept your new offer and say… Read more »

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When you hire new members of your nursing staff, you know your new employees have the education, experience and training they need to excel in their specific positions. Your staffing program is strong, so when you choose a candidate, you know that your candidate is ready to step into his or her role and make… Read more »

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Manufacturing jobs often come with high turnover, and this often happens for reasons that integral to the job and can’t be changed. For example, some manufacturing positions are physically demanding, by nature, and employees leave within a short time in order to protect their health. Some manufacturing positions can be boring or unfulfilling, which may… Read more »

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A recently released Careerbuilder study compiled employment figures from over 90 independent sources in order to assess the future of the non-desk job, and fortunately, the outlook seems bright. During the last few decades of our digital age, we witnessed the rise of the desk job and the concurrent rise of the desk-job lifestyle. Most… Read more »

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During your job interview, most savvy employers will focus the conversation on your strengths and the skills and talents you might be able to offer to the organization. They might ask you specific questions about your readiness for the role and your experience with similar types of work in the past. But some interviewers like… Read more »

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You earned your credentials as an RN or LPN years ago, and after completing your exams and clinical training, you stepped into the profession and started learning the ropes and making a name for yourself. But for one reason or another, you left the field for a few years. Now you’re ready to head back… Read more »

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Just as you were finally figuring out how to manage and motivate the quirky, loveable, talented, ambitious digital natives of Generation Y, it’s time to say hello to the new kids in the office. Move over millennials, and make way for Generation Z! (Actually, millennials aren’t moving over—They’re moving up. These once-new grads and office… Read more »

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It’s no secret that advances in automation and a digital revolution have altered the manufacturing landscape during the last three decades, in both a literal and figurative sense. Shop floors and distribution centers certainly don’t look the way they used to; compared to a similar scene in 1985, factory floors involve fewer workers, with different… Read more »

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Recruiters can be a valuable resource during your job search, and if you enlist their help, they can often take your candidacy further than you could manage on your own. But recruiters are also very busy, they’re under considerable pressure, they’re fielding multiple candidates and roles at one time, and most important: they work for… Read more »