4 Reasons to Consider Taking a Temporary Position This Summer

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While it’s not impossible to find a new full-time job during the summer, warm weather months are probably the most difficult time of the year to have successful job search. Therefore, you may want to grab a temporary position if you don’t want to wait until the fall to take the next step on your… Read more »

Does Your Resume Meet These Requirements?

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You have likely heard that the average time a hiring manager spends looking at a resume is about 15 seconds. With such a short time being spent, you have to make sure your resume meets some basic requirements. Below is a checklist of things you should go through before submitting your resume for scrutiny. It… Read more »

Becoming a Better Manufacturing Leader

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Managing a manufacturing facility is the same as it is in most industries: You have to have an effective leadership style. A great manufacturing manager should also have knowledge of their industry, in addition to the people skills that allow them to manage workers. Based on the industry and the customer, a manufacturing leader may… Read more »

Why You Should Consider Taking a Temporary Job

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Temporary employment isn’t only for entry-level professionals or college students on a summer break. In fact, businesses often turn to more experienced professionals when they need help on a deadline-driven assignment. Companies may also turn to experienced temporary workers when a project calls for specialized abilities the company doesn’t already have on its permanent staff…. Read more »

Clerical Skills You Need to Have For the Job

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Clerical abilities are those associated with running a company or keeping an office properly structured. These abilities are required for various jobs, not just to work as an office assistant and workers in almost every industry need clerical abilities. Here is a list of the top clerical abilities employers want to see in their applicants…. Read more »

Maybe I Shouldn’t Accept the Job

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While it always feels nice to have a company send you a job offer, sometimes accepting that offer can be the wrong move for your career and personal life. Keep in mind that accepting a job then quitting the job right away because you aren’t happy could be seen as job hopping, something future employers… Read more »

Staying Safe on the Night Shift

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Night shift employees often don’t get enough good sleep, especially if they’re just starting to work the shift. It is easy for these employees to fall into the pit of sleep deprivation, which results in irritability, a lack of alertness and even a greater risk of cardiovascular issues, like heart attacks, high blood pressure and… Read more »

From Temp to Full Time

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Working a temporary assignment doesn’t have to be a short-term situation. Companies are looking more and more to what’s known as a temp-to-hire arrangement; evaluating workers in a temporary arrangement before bringing them on full time. This development bodes well for job seekers. That being said, landing a temporary job doesn’t mean it’s a sure… Read more »

Should You Apply to Multiple Positions at the Same Company?

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When you really like a company and see they have posted multiple job postings that you are qualified for, it’s normal to want to throw your hat in the ring for more than one position. However, you might be concerned that doing this could give a bad impression. If you’re wondering whether or not it… Read more »

How to Get Out of an Endless Job Search

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The reality of a seemingly endless job search can be a painful, ego-crushing situation. The things is, the more you let a protracted job search get to you, the worse you are likely to perform when it comes to writing captivating cover letters or conducting interviews. You need to keep your spirits up, and taking… Read more »