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Five Insights into Today’s Manufacturing Facility

Careers in manufacturing are in high supply these days, yet demand is falling short, leaving many manufacturers struggling to fill positions. One potential reason candidates shy away from manufacturing is the misconception that production facilities are stuck in the past. At Leddy Group, we send our recruiting staff out for site visits so they can [...]

2019-03-27T08:31:14-04:00March 27th, 2019|Articles for Job Seekers, Tips & Ideas|

Salary Isn’t Everything at Your First Job

Congratulations, all of you entering (or re-entering) the workforce! You are now about to embark on the exciting—and often laborious—journey of finding a new career. Whether you’re enlisting the help of a staffing agency like Leddy Group or going on the hunt alone, be prepared—eventually, your hard work will pay off and you’ll be offered [...]

2018-09-05T11:00:11-04:00July 5th, 2018|Articles for Job Seekers, Tips & Ideas|

Seven Tips for Transitioning from Manufacturing into an Administrative Career

For one reason or another, you’ve decided you’re ready for a career move out of manufacturing and into an administrative role. Maybe the shift work is getting to you or there’s little opportunity for movement or you just simply want to try something new. While changing careers is always possible, don’t let the roadblocks you [...]

2019-01-11T09:25:10-04:00December 8th, 2017|Articles, Articles for Job Seekers, Blog, Tips & Ideas|

10 Reasons to Consider a Career in Manufacturing

October is National Manufacturing Month, an opportunity for those in the industry to celebrate modern manufacturing in the United States. Manufacturing has always been an important part of our country’s economic landscape, and as a firm dedicated to staffing in light industrial and manufacturing industries, we can attest that manufacturing is not only alive and [...]

2019-01-16T15:03:35-04:00October 3rd, 2017|Articles for Job Seekers, Blog, Career Essentials|

Ten Tools Millennials Use in a Job Search

A recent Gallup study revealed that 60% of millennials say they would be open to exploring a different job opportunity, and only 50% of millennials cite job satisfaction with their current position. Know what this means? The majority of millennials are always on the lookout for a new job and use their innate technology skills [...]

Volunteer Your Way Toward a New Career

Volunteer work can be extremely rewarding, from improving one’s health to offering a sense of purpose. Did you also know that volunteering can help your job search? According to a report by the Corporation for National & Community Service, volunteers have a 27 percent higher likelihood of finding a job after being out of work [...]

2019-01-28T11:02:53-04:00June 16th, 2016|Articles for Job Seekers|


You often hear that researching a company you are interviewing with is a big part of preparing for an interview. You might think to yourself, “I already know the company; it’s been in my backyard forever.” Or you may go onto the company’s website, read the “About Us” page, and call it a day. Don’t [...]

2019-01-28T11:08:40-04:00May 3rd, 2016|Articles for Job Seekers|

Interpreting Interview Body Language

  You walked out of the interview confident that the job was yours for the taking. You felt like you did everything right: your resume was flawless, you were impeccably dressed, you answered every question with ease, and your breath smelled just as minty fresh when you walked out of the interview as it did [...]

2019-01-28T11:26:27-04:00April 12th, 2016|Articles for Job Seekers|

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