Want to Become a CNC Machinist?

Widely used across industries, computer numerically controlled (CNC) machines shape and finish raw materials to make finished products or parts. CNC machines are rather complicated. They require calibration, maintenance, programming, and a skilled operator to function smoothly. CNC machinists are responsible for the setup and operation of CNC machines. These workers monitor CNC machines during… Read more »

Follow These Steps to Ace Your Warehouse Associate Interview

Follow These Steps to Ace Your Warehouse Associate Interview

Let’s be honest: The interview process for a warehouse associate job isn’t as intense as the interview for a CEO position. However, that doesn’t mean you should treat it lightly. If you traipse into a warehouse associate interview wearing ripped jeans and smoking a cigarette, you aren’t getting hired. Employers take these interviews quite seriously… Read more »

National Safety Month: Prevent Costly Slips, Trips and Falls With Our Help

Considered collectively, slips, trips and falls are the leading cause of on-the-job injuries year after year. Slips occur when insecure footing causes someone to lose their balance, trips are when someone loses their balance due to contact with an object, and falls occur when the body hits the floor. Slips and trips can lead to… Read more »

Why It’s a Candidates Market

Whenever we hear about record low unemployment, the initial reaction is usually to celebrate. However, record low unemployment raises all kinds of issues for employers. Employers not only have to fight to land in-demand candidates, they also have to fight to keep the talent they already have from getting lured elsewhere. Consider the following results… Read more »

How to Write an Outstanding Resume When You Don’t Have Much Experience

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A great resume is the biggest chance you have to impress a potential employer and get noticed among other job applicants. You need to seize the hiring manager’s attention quickly so they’ll be more apt to read through your accomplishments and bring you in for a formal interview. It can be challenging to tout your… Read more »

Why You Need to Ask for Feedback When You Didn’t Get the Job

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While there are extremely rare exceptions, hiring managers almost never change their mind about a hiring decision once it had been made. If you screwed up the interview, there is no point in reaching out to apologize, criticize or claim you had an off day. However, you can still get something more out of the… Read more »

The Importance of Hiring the Right Employee the First Time Around

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Your company is only as good as your staff members. All your employees, from the lowest rank to the highest, speak to a particular facet of your company and a bad hire in any position can cost you significantly. According to data from the Department of Labor, a bad hire can cost as much as… Read more »

5 Ways to Deal with Difficult People

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Unfortunately, difficult people can be found in any job – from employees who won’t take direction, to disconnected upper management, to demanding clients. Fortunately, difficult people can be easy to deal with; you just have to embrace the right mindset. Consider the following tips on how to deal with difficult people at work. Dealing with… Read more »

Do These 5 Things to Stand Out at Your New Job

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  During the first week or so at a new job, it’s easy to stand out. You’re the new guy or girl that people want to meet. After that initial honeymoon phase, however, it is very easy to start blending in with the other employees. Of course, doing an excellent job can make you stand… Read more »

Why Employee Retention Will be an Important Recruitment Metric in 2018

Employee Retention as Recruiting Metric

  As human resources grows its strategic presence within today’s companies, key performance indicators (KPIs) are becoming a big factor in determining how HR is actually performing. Hiring, in some ways, is actually simpler to evaluate because it is very similar to sales: You either have positive outcomes or you don’t. One of the biggest… Read more »