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 »

How to Ease the Onboarding Process for Your Employees

  An effective onboarding process can yield major benefits, with one of the biggest being increased retention. In fact, “69 percent of employees are more likely to stay with a company for three years if they experienced great onboarding.” It can also lead to 50 percent more new hire productivity and 54 percent more engagement.… Read More »

How Do I Know if Temporary Employment is Right for Me?

Temporary employment may not necessarily be your first choice when looking for a job; however, it offers some undeniable advantages, and “more than three million temporary and contract employees work for America’s staffing companies during an average week.” Here are some of the top reasons to consider temporary employment. You Can Gain Valuable Work Experience… Read More »

10 Best Manufacturing Shoes to Keep You Safe at Work

  Having the right footwear is essential when working in a manufacturing position. Not only do you want something slip-resistant, but you also want a highly durable shoe, while at the same time comfortable. Here are ten of the best manufacturing shoes we recommend to keep you safe at work. Dunham Men’s Windsor Waterproof Oxford… Read More »