Why We Need More Women In Manufacturing

It’s no secret that women have been historically underrepresented in the manufacturing industry. From floor employees through technical roles and leadership, men still dominate the field. Industry insiders of all genders agree that things need to change and more women should consider careers in manufacturing. Here are some reasons why it’s so important to have more women in… Read More »

Are You More Qualified for the Job Than You Think?

Job searches are hard work. Not only are there many steps involved and a lot of stress, but there isn’t one single position that seems like the ideal fit for you.   The good news? There’s no such thing as the perfect job and you can still apply for positions even if you don’t meet every single requirement. In fact,… Read More »

5 Workplace Safety Tips You’ve Been Ignoring

In your industrial job, you’re constantly busy with new orders coming in and existing ones going out the door. In all that flurry of activity, it can be easy to cut corners when it comes to safety. However, doing so can have big consequences in the form of an injury or accident. To ensure that doesn’t happen… Read More »

Hate Your Job? Start Fresh in the New Year

It’s a New Year and an ideal time to take a step back and take stock of your career. If, in the process, you’re thinking a move might be in your future, here are a few reasons to consider a different opportunity:  You’re Bored and Coasting In other words, you can do your job in… Read More »

2020 Manufacturing Industry Predictions 

The manufacturing industry is constantly evolving, thanks to factors from technology to new regulations and more. It can sometimes be hard to keep up. To help you navigate your way through the New Year, here’s a look at some of the biggest predictions for 2020 manufacturing trends nationwide and how they can impact your workforce: … Read More »

Workplace Safety for Industrial Workers

Working in an industrial setting comes with a distinct set of dangers. Some of the main ones include slips, trips and falls, overexertion, repetitive motion injuries and equipment injuries. Here are some key tips for staying safe while on the job.  Always Be Aware of Your Surroundings  One of the biggest dangers is simply not… Read More »

What if I Can’t Find the Perfect Match for a Job Opening?

When sifting through candidates for a job opening, you’ll naturally want to find the person who’s the best fit. But sometimes recruiters get hung up on finding the perfect match — so much so that it hurts the hiring process. Here are the details and what you should do if you can’t find the ideal… Read More »

Update Your Career Goals for the New Year

The New Year is an exciting time where people seek positive change in many areas, including their career path. If you’re looking to advance your career and accelerate your progress, you’ll likely want to update your career goals in the New Year. Here are some of the best ways to go about that.   Assess Your… Read More »

5 Tips for Staying Alert When Working Late

Working late can be exhausting. Not only can your performance and productivity suffer, but it can also potentially be hazardous if you’re working around dangerous machinery. Here are five tips for staying alert when working late.   1. Stick to a Consistent Sleep Schedule   Getting enough sleep is important regardless of how many hours you… Read More »

Should I Take the Third Shift?

  Working third shift has become increasingly common in recent years. In fact, three million Americans now work it, and an additional four million go to work during the evening shift or have erratic schedules that include night work. Here are some of the main pros and cons of this schedule so that you’ll know… Read More »