Category: Job Seekers

Re-Entering the Workforce

Re-entering the workforce after an absence can be an exciting time! Whatever your circumstances were for stepping out of the workforce, you’re now ready to step back in. To help you prepare for your next role, ask yourself these simple questions: Do I want the same type of job I had before leaving the workforce? […]

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 […]

Tips for Interviewing by Phone or Video

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Tips for Interviewing by Phone or Video Staffing in today’s health climate means that, to remain safe and maintain social distancing, conversations and interviews need to be conducted either by phone or by video. Luckily, most of us have the technology to be able to do just that. However, just because the world seems to […]

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 […]

Social Media and Your Job Search: The Great Balancing Act

Social media has fundamentally changed the way we communicate. It reaches into every corner of our lives and has reshaped the way we share information, ranging from the way we broadcast milestone events to friends and family.  The medium has changed everything, from politics to our professional lives. And as many of us have learned, […]