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Submitting your resume to impress hiring managers can be exciting. It’s obviously to highlight the appropriate experiences and qualifications to show you’re the ideal candidate. But it’s equally important to know what to avoid. Here are some specific things to stay away from. An Objective Using an objective like, “Seeking a manufacturing position where I… Read more »

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If you’re considering a career as a machine operator, it’s important to know what the job entails and if you’re equipped to handle it. Here are some of the main skills and abilities it takes to become a machine operator so that you’ll know if this career path is for right for you. Education In… Read more »

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In the manufacturing industry, working conditions, responsibilities, processes and safety hazards are all something to keep in mind throughout the workday. Here are the biggest risks to be aware of. Slip, Trips and Falls Over a quarter (26 percent) of all nonfatal injuries involved slips, trips and falls, according to the Centers for Disease Control… Read more »

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Are you unsure if it’s the right time to look for a different job? If you’re facing the following indicators, it may be time to start searching. 1. There’s Constant Friction with Your Boss You can’t expect to get along with your boss 100 percent of the time. But if you’re experiencing constant issues that… Read more »

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You never know exactly what will be thrown at you during a job interview. Often questions will come out of left field, and you may be unsure how to respond. Here’s how to stay calm, cool and collected during your next interview — even if the hiring manager tries to trick you with these questions…. Read more »

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There’s nothing more frustrating than a no-show for an interview. Ghosting is a recent trend we’ve seen in the staffing and recruiting industry, and experts say it’s increased by 10 to 20 percent over the past year. Here’s how to handle it. Keep Candidates in the Loop When performing a job search, most candidates will… Read more »

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Extracurricular activities are a great way to show your personality and interests on your resume. “Even though extracurriculars look unrelated to your target job at first glance, once you extract the soft skills you learned, they can bolster your resume and present a different side of you that makes you an even more compelling candidate,”… Read more »

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A seasonal job doesn’t have to be just about making money. It can be a great building block for your future career where you turn a summer job into a full-time position. Here are some ways to impress your employer and increase your odds of being hired full time Be Upfront with Your Employer When… Read more »

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While email was one of the primary ways to reach recruiters a few years ago, things have changed, and texting has now become the norm. According to a recent study, text messages are read over 95 percent of the time, while emails only receive an average 20 percent open rate, meaning your message will likely be seen. When communicating with recruiters via text,… Read more »

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Hiring talented employees is vital to the long-term success of a business. Unfortunately, this is often easier said than done, and many companies struggle with their recruitment. In fact, “42 percent of employers are worried they won’t be able to find the talent they need,” according to the recruitment software company, Talentnow.   Here are five things job seekers… Read more »