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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 »

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According to OSHA, three out of every ten employees experience an accident on the job each year and nearly 4,500 people lose their life while on the clock. Safety is a major concern for employers looking to manage liability, but it is also a major concern for candidates who want to be sure the next… Read more »

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It’s not always easy to determine when to ramp up hiring. Whether it’s an unexpected contract, seasonal uptick, expansion project or something else, it takes a long time to source, hire and train new staff. Starting too early could lead to increased costs and worker dissatisfaction, but starting too late could mean failing to meet… Read more »

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Dealing with challenging co-workers is something we’d all like to avoid; unfortunately, no one ever can. It’s impossible to get along with everyone you work with, all of the time. Dealing with challenging people isn’t easy, but it helps to think of those situations in terms of what you can learn (and you can learn… Read more »

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Hiring reliable industrial staff has become something of a challenge in today’s market. Even companies that have been successful for decades struggle to find people with true staying power. Here are three tips you can use to evaluate candidate reliability throughout the hiring process. Focus on Reliability in the Interview Behavioral interview questions that focus… Read more »

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Sourcing and hiring talent isn’t an easy task. Internal HR teams and hiring managers are often stretched so thin they are unable to devote the time and resources to hiring that are required to successfully find the right people. A strategic staffing partnership can significantly lighten the load for internal hiring staff while simultaneously improving… Read more »

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Hiring for industrial and labor positions is a challenge in today’s market. It can feel like you’re in a losing battle against turnover; you may have joked about installing a revolving door in your HR department for all the candidates who pass through. Businesses need to find qualified and reliable staff, but many struggle to… Read more »

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Good employees are hard to find. Unfortunately, they can also be hard to keep. High turnover can wreak havoc on your bottom line. It impacts productivity and output, brings down morale and leads to even more turnover. Considering all of that, plus the fact it can cost anywhere from six to nine months of a… Read more »

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Managers and HR teams that recruit for industrial employers are always hiring new people. Whether it’s permanent or temporary staff, hiring is part of the daily workload. Given this fact, it is easy for companies to fall into the trap of thinking hiring is a one-way street. So much time is spent evaluating people for… Read more »

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If you’re landing interviews but aren’t scoring job offers, you could be sabotaging yourself during interviews. There are many mistakes that could potentially cost you a job, so engage in some self-reflection and determine whether you’re making any of these common errors. Arriving Late Don’t arrive late to an interview, ever. Always leave much earlier… Read more »