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When an employee calls in sick, your productivity can take a big hit. Depending upon the job the employee has been tasked with, you may have to find temporary workers to fill the gap from the absent employee. Other workers may also have to pick up the slack, whether you bring on temp employees or… Read more »

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The first day of work can be both exciting and nerve-wracking. You want to make a great first impression and get started off on the right track at your new job, which means you need to be prepared to make the right moves from day one. To ensure that you set the stage for career… Read more »

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If you have been out of the workforce for a long time, it can be really difficult to get hired. Employers may be wary your skills have stagnated or may be concerned there is a reason why you’ve been unemployed for so long. You need to overcome these objections so you can land a great… Read more »

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The job search process is a stressful one that inevitably involves a lot of effort and even some rejection.  Navigating the job search process on your own can be really frustrating, but the good news is that you don’t have to go it alone.  IES Custom Staffing can help you to make your job search… Read more »

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Working as a CNC operator gives you the chance to use your specialized skills to do interesting work and make a great living. However, it’s important to have the right skills to work as a CNC machinist if you want to get hired. Some of the key skills you are likely to need to land… Read more »

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If you’re going through the hiring process, you need to be smart about negotiating salary. Failure to ask for a fair salary when you first start out can affect your earnings going forward as raises are often based on your current salary. On the other hand, if you ask for too much, you could lose… Read more »

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A good job interview can mean the difference between advancing in the hiring process or being told the company isn’t interested. You need to make a good impression when interviewing, and sometimes that’s as much about what you don’t do as it is about the things that you actually do. There are a lot of… Read more »

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Exit interviews can provide your company with important information to help increase productivity and reduce turnover. However, you need to know how to get the most value out of your exit interview so you can better understand your workplace culture and find areas for improvement. To help ensure your exit interview is as effective as… Read more »

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Your company cannot afford to get complacent and fail to advance and develop with your competitors.  To make sure you’re keeping abreast of industry developments and maintaining your competitive edge, it’s important for your staff members to always be working on developing their knowledge. Providing frequent staff training can allow workers at your organization to… Read more »

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When you go to a job interview, it is important to prepare to answer tough interview questions. But, the interviewer shouldn’t be the only one with queries at a job interview. At the end of the interview, you will likely be given the opportunity to ask questions of the hiring manager you spoke to. You’ll… Read more »