Category: Career Advice

The Do’s and Don’ts of a Light Industrial Resume

Whether you are seeking administrative or industrial opportunities, a resume is an absolute must – it gets your foot in the door for interviews! Many employers won’t even consider meeting you if you don’t have one. If you are an industrial worker who has never written a resume before, the resume-writing process can seem particularly […]

What to Avoid in Your Job Search

What to Avoid in Your Job Search There’s no doubt about it – job hunting can be stressful. If you are currently seeking employment, we’d like to offer you a few tips in the “Don’t Do This” category that will hopefully make your job search a little easier and more successful. Here are a few […]

Be Positive – 5 tips that can help.

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How are you taking care of yourself? Is it differently than under “normal” circumstances? We at Leddy Group want to go on record as saying it’s more important than ever to take good care of yourself. If you find yourself trying to decide whether to eat your feelings or shop for things you don’t really […]

Everything You Need to Know About Choosing Your References

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You’re knee-deep into a job search when you’re asked for your list of references. You email or hand the list over to your potential employer or to your staffing agency, sit back, and smile at the thought of a job offer coming your way. The request for references is often considered a necessary evil of […]

Podcasts to Improve Your Careers and Broaden Your Minds

As you travel this holiday season to visit friends and family, you might be thinking of downloading some podcasts to listen to along your journey. The problem is that if you’ve never listened to podcasts or are looking for alternatives to the same ones already on your playlist, you’ll find that the vast number of […]

A Few Words of Advice About Your Resume

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You want to believe that a hiring manager will take as much time to read your resume as it took for you to write it, but you know that’s not the case. In fact, in many instances, a human won’t be the first set of eyes on your resume—a computer program will—and if you aren’t […]

Five Important Soft Skills Every Manufacturing Candidate Needs

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Whether you’re new to manufacturing or a seasoned professional, your knowledge of how to run a piece of machinery or use specific measuring devices is only part of the equation for your on-the-job success. In addition to technical skills, possessing certain soft skills will not only make you a better employee, but they will also […]