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  We typically think of math tests as belonging in high school or college, but testing certain math skills of welding professionals is an effective way to see if they are using proper technique when practicing their craft. Because welders must determine accurate measurements of the materials they work with, they must be comfortable with… Read more »

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  Most people get nervous before an interview, and there’s a good reason for that: An interview is a performance, like a piano recital or stand-up comedy routine.There’s pressure to perform in a job interview and there’s a small audience just a few feet away, literally judging everything they see and hear, because that is… Read more »

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September 2017 – NSC Technologies is pleased to announce that it has acquired Nationwide Temporaries   September 29, 2017 – White Wolf Capital LLC (“White Wolf”) is pleased to announce that NSC Technologies, LLC (“NSC”) has acquired Nationwide Temporaries, Inc. (“Nationwide”).  White Wolf recapitalized NSC, in partnership with NSC’s management team, in November 2016.  The… Read more »

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Entry-Level Assembly Workers

  For many managers, hiring entry-level employees can be annoying. However, entry-level workers’ lower average wage and willingness to pick up your methods makes them worth the effort. Entry-level job postings tend to receive a lot more qualified applicants than those for positions that require years of experience, which means sifting through a lot of… Read more »

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Are You Paying Your Machine Operators Enough?

  Also known as tool and die makers, machine operators use heavy equipment to fabricate mechanical products. In order to retain good operators who can work well with others, employers should pay them a competitive rate. Before discussing what to pay a machine operator, it is important to know what they do and what it… Read more »

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What to Do When You Think an Employee is on Drugs

Dealing with suspected drug use by employees is a tricky thing. On the one hand, you don’t want to make accusations you can’t prove, and on the other hand, you might need to step in out of safety concerns for the worker and other employees. Many companies make it a policy not to say anything… Read more »

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Personal Life and Professional Life

  The online and “real life” worlds have been increasingly combined, and that’s often not a good thing for people looking to keep a clear divide between professional and personal lives. When your personal and work worlds collide, it can affect how you are seen at work by colleagues, how your supervisor treats you and… Read more »

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5 Ways to Ace Your Welding Interview

  Most people know you should dress up for a typical interview and bring a copy of your resume, but an interview for a welding job isn’t a typical interview. Those scheduled for a welding interview might be wondering if they should take their welding gear, work clothes or any other additional materials. These are… Read more »

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Three Interview Questions You Just Can't Ask

  Most people involved in their company’s hiring process know you can’t directly ask candidates about their race, age, nationality, disability or gender in a job interview. However, people may not know that seemingly innocuous questions can be roundabout ways to get at that same information. Asking these questions isn’t illegal per se. The issue… Read more »

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The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) added 12 violations to the Safety Measurement System (SMS) to give large truck and bus companies a more complete picture of their safety performance. This update aligns with recent changes to FMCSA’s roadside inspection collection software and builds on efforts to continuously improve the consistency of data in… Read more »