Posts Tagged: Little Rock Staffing Agency

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For the past several decades, low skilled assembly jobs in the manufacturing sector have moved offshore in waves, and this shift has been accelerated by the rising speed and reliability of communication technology. Low skilled workers are easy to find, hire, and train using methods that aren’t location-dependent, manufacturing centers are easy to establish and… Read more »

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Most novice project managers aren’t handed this role as a result of their leadership skills. Especially in the manufacturing sector, responsibility for a team usually starts with strong technical knowledge and an ingrained awareness of the project’s scope. Those who are placed in the captain’s chair tend to be those with a deep understanding of… Read more »

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If you manage an enterprise that depends on a front line sales team for every aspect of survival and growth, then you know what separates a good sales pro from a great one. Top notch, highly talented sales experts don’t just have a firm handshake and a bright smile, and their experience and personal tool… Read more »

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In our modern working world, the best way to maintain job security and keep your career on track is to become comfortable with insecurity. Where previous generations could focus their energy on impressing their managers and not concern themselves too much with the careers of their coworkers, the modern workplace just doesn’t work this way…. Read more »

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A generation ago, job interviews were loaded with traditional and essentially meaningless questions like “What are your greatest strengths and weaknesses?” These questions provided almost no real information about a candidate’s readiness for a position, especially when candidates could provide stock answers that were neither useful nor especially honest. But over the years, employers have… Read more »

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There’s an old saying in the world of business management that goes: A hires A, and B hires C. Put simply, this means strong, confident managers who know how to put the needs of the company ahead of their own are likely to hire strong, confident employees who will do the same. Weaker managers, those… Read more »

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No matter how impressive your resume may be, or how active and engaged you stay during the networking process, you won’t get past the finish line without a powerful in-person interview. Many managers rate the interview process as the most important step for a potential candidate, meaning that even with a great application, a weak… Read more »

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Sometimes it may seem like you and your employees are speaking completely different languages…and there are plenty of excellent reasons for this. It’s not always easy to toss diplomacy aside and tell your listener exactly what’s on your mind in blunt terms, especially if that person is your boss. But there’s no reason to let… Read more »

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While the rest of the economy stagnates, hiring trends among HVAC, carpentry, plumbing, automotive and electrical technicians have rarely been stronger than they are right now.  So if you’re looking for work in these fields, what steps should you be taking to find the job you need? And if you’re considering stepping into a skilled… Read more »

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If you’re like most business owners, you’ve recognized a fairly common phenomenon that often takes place as high performing employees are promoted to management positions for the first time. In the shortest possible summary: they tend to fail. As it turns out, the skills and qualities that make great employees don’t necessarily make great natural… Read more »