Posts Tagged: Staffing In Little Rock

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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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A “customer conference” is an annual or semi-annual event in which a company actively reaches out to every member of its client base to share feedback, industry updates, general news, and personal contact. Some customer conferences take place in real world settings, like convention centers, on established dates. Others involve national or global interactive presentations… 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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Automation tools designed to help managers gain more from each hour of employee labor have transformed the manufacturing sector. And they continue to do so every time developers introduce a new app or back office management system that helps improve processing efficiency, control warehouse inventory, or decrease waste and error rates on the shop floor…. Read more »

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A little bit of practice can help you control your nervous jitters during the interview process and give each of your most relevant credentials a chance to reach the ears of your potential employer. But just running through a list of standard questions (what are your greatest strengths, etc) in a quiet room by yourself… Read more »

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Do your most promising candidates seem to slip away or lose interest somewhere between the first and second interview? Do you often have great applicants who seem excited to move forward…until the day they meet your hiring managers in person? Or worst of all, do you sometimes THINK you’ve had a great interview only to… 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 »