10 Safety Tips for CNC Machinists

Computer numerical control (CNC) machines are designed to be very safe equipment, but that doesn’t mean good safety habits should go out the window. If you are a CNC machine operator, consider the following safety tips.  1) Keep Doors Closed  Operators who get cavalier about opening up the machine while it is still running are at risk of a major… Read more »

You Should Be Working with A Recruiter, Here’s Why

If you are trying to make a career move, you’re probably experiencing a significant level of frustration.  You may be experiencing some stress and financial insecurity due to being out of work. Looking for a new job also requires a lot of work, a lot of which may end up feeling pointless. Also, you probably have… Read more »

Avoid Candidate Ghosting

In case you haven’t heard, ‘ghosting’ is a term used to describe when someone you know doesn’t respond to phone calls, voice mails or text messages.  The term has its origins in the dating world, but it is increasingly being used to describe similar situations in the job search and recruitment processes. For instance, employers who bring in a candidate for an interview then hire someone else… Read more »

Social Media Sites to Turn to During Your Job Search

Networking is one of the most productive things you can do during a job search, as it has been proven to be the best way to find high-quality job leads.    Although in-person networking tends to be more effective, social media networking is also an effective career tool. There are several different ways that online networking… Read more »

Does Your Company Culture Attract Top Talent?

In today’s very competitive labor market, the capacity to attract and retain top talent is something all businesses want.   A rising number of companies are starting to see that an attractive business culture is the key to achieving this goal. In addition to being a strong marketing tool for the labor market, an attractive culture also feeds… Read more »

6 Ways to Beat the Heat & Stay Cool on the Job

The blazing high temperatures of the summertime can be rough on the human body. If you don’t work in a climate–controlled environment, then you have to take extra steps to stay safe and cool once temperatures start climbing into the 80s and beyond.   If you can’t escape the heat, you shouldn’t let it stop you. There are a… Read more »

Why You Should Take the Interview, Even When You Don’t Want the Job

Whether you found a better option or you’re just not into the opportunity anymore, there are legitimate reasons why you shouldn’t pass on a job interview.  A job interview requires an investment and if you’re not interested in the job – it can feel like a waste. That said, you should really try to follow through once you’ve committed to an interview. Yes, you’ll still have to pick… Read more »

The Importance of Using Signage to Prevent Slips & Falls

Slips and falls are two of the most common types of workplace accidents, and a very effective way to mitigate them is proper safety communication.  It is the employer’s responsibility to communicate on-the-job risks and how each one ought to be handled. Because of this, safety signage in a workplace is crucial, as it is one of… Read more »

Say These Things If You Really Don’t Want to Get The Job

Unfortunately, a job interview can be a minefield of things you shouldn’t say. One wrong word can truly make a bad impression and sink your candidacy.  When preparing for an interview, it’s good to know what words hiring managers tend to see as red flags. Below is a short list of terms you’ll want to avoid – if you truly want to get the job.  “That… Read more »

How Do You Show Your Team Appreciation?

Business leaders with the most talented teams tend to have the greatest success, and building a great team takes more than hiring the best talent. Leaders with the best teams know how to hold on to valuable employees.   Showing appreciation is critical to any employee retention effort. If you treat your team with respect and admiration, they will be extremely loyal to you.… Read more »