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Workplace diversity isn’t just a buzzword and it isn’t about staying on the right side of the law. Diverse workplaces are about cultivating teams of people who have different skills, backgrounds and experiences and leveraging those differences to foster teamwork and generate new ideas. Workplaces where everyone is the same are less innovative, less successful… Read more »

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Many interview questions are much more layered than they seem. Often, the interviewer is looking for “hidden” meaning in your answers. The question, “how do you define success,” seems about as straightforward as they come, but in fact, the interviewer is digging much deeper than it appears. This question can tell the hiring manager a… Read more »

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It has been said the only people who like change are babies with wet diapers. Change is naturally hard for people to embrace, but change is inevitable in the modern workplace. It’s normal for your workers to feel apprehensive about change, but when people out-and-out resist change, it can lead to real problems for your… Read more »

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Every manager tasked with hiring an industrial or manufacturing employee understands the challenges in today’s market. It takes a lot of time to manage the process, and the possibility of ending up with a bad hire is always looming. Working with a specialized staffing partner can help you reduce hiring costs, save time, increase the… Read more »

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People quit jobs every day. But no matter how many times you’ve accepted a resignation, it never really gets any easier. When an employee quits, it can be uncomfortable for everyone and can create a bit of panic among the remaining team. They may worry that a replacement worker won’t fit in or the additional… Read more »

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There was a time when employees started an industrial job fresh out of school and they stayed until retirement age. Those days are long gone, and today’s industrial environment is one of high turnover. Managers and leaders who want to maintain more productivity and consistency in their workforce should take steps to build employee loyalty… Read more »

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Congratulations on receiving a job offer! Before you accept, however, take some time to understand what you’re getting into and whether the position truly aligns with your expectations. Ask these three questions before you accept a job offer so you can evaluate the job based on important criteria. What Is Included in the Salary and… Read more »

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Your labor force is the biggest expense on the books, and a poor hiring process not only contributes to greater expense, but also leads to less predictability in the budget. When your internal hiring team is constantly working to mitigate a revolving door of turnover, it can have an impact on the bottom line that… Read more »

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Finding reliable light industrial talent with the skills you need can be a challenge in today’s economy. Unfortunately, when you struggle to find talent, you often get caught in a vicious cycle of hiring warm bodies, and bad hires contribute to the turnover problem. And so, the cycle continues. If you are struggling to find… Read more »

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If you hate the idea of writing or revamping your resume, you aren’t alone. Everyone in the workforce needs a good resume, but most people stress out at the thought of writing one. Some light industrial workers don’t pay much attention to resumes, since employers hire them for their physical and technical skill, not their… Read more »