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When interviewing candidates for your open positions, it is always a good idea to outline your interview questions beforehand. While free-form interviews can be beneficial, you don’t want to allow an interview to get off track. Additionally, preparing questions ahead of time gives you some time to practice how you’ll handle each question. If you…

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Company culture is one thing, of many, that attracts and retains top employees. It has been proven that a solid, attractive company culture means attaining top talent that stays as well as increased productivity. If you are struggling to maintain talent, or you’re looking for a change, we have some tips to help you out…

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Recruiting and maintaining great employees is an ongoing struggle that many manufacturing companies have to deal with on a regular basis. If you’re one of them, we understand the problem this poses for your business. One thing that makes the world of difference is how your company stands out among a sea of competitors. As…

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Wanting to start 2019 off the right way with a new job? We hear you! There’s never a better New Year’s resolution than getting out there and finding a different, more meaningful career. However, you might be wondering how that could be possible if you’re already employed. You need to consider timing, interviews, exit strategy,…

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Workplace conflict can tear a team apart. It is an inevitable thing for every business to have two or more employees butt heads on something. How you deal with these problems can make the difference. Are you currently dealing with workplace conflict among your employees? Do you want to prepare for future issues that may…

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The holiday season is incredibly stressful for many kinds of businesses for many different reasons. During the Christmas season, the United States’ retail industry generated over $3 trillion in 2013, and that number has undoubtedly risen with each new year. With the increase of both in-store and online purchases, places such as retail stores and…

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For industrial sector workers, work-life balance can be a hard thing to achieve. Between crazy work hours, overtime, shift changes, and the nature of the work, striking a golden balance can take some work. However, there are some simple things you can do that will help put you on the path to finding peace in…

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For the past several months, there have been more job openings available in the United States than there are people to fill them, leading to labor shortages. According the Bureau of Labor Statistics, on the last day of August, the number of job openings increased to 7.1 million, a new series high. This appears to…

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It can’t be denied that the staffing industry is an important part of employment and recruiting. If you’re not sure if you should work with or hire through a staffing agency, here are somethings we think will pique your interest.     Staffing agencies are “high-touch” Staffing agencies are one of the top five “high-touch”…

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Employee morale can make or break a team. It is what separates a productive team from a bored, uninspired team. More often than not, the responsibility of solving the problems of a low-morale workplace falls on management. In order to do this, you need to be vigilant about catching any issues as soon as possible,…