Watch for These Telltale Signs a Candidate Will Be a Bad Hire

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Paper is one thing, but if the job candidate walks in and fails miserably at the interview, no harm, no foul; you can move onto the next applicant. But what if the job candidate does well on paper, passes the interviews, goes to work, and bombs miserably? The cost of one bad hire, according to… Read more »

3 Reasons to Take a Third-Shift Position

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Many people don’t take a lot of time to consider their work schedule, often because they assume that first shift is the best or only option. Just going with the default, however, can be a big mistake. Third shift, or overnight work, can be a better solution for many people because of the benefits that… Read more »

Why Veterans Can Have Great Light Industrial Careers

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Veterans develop many important skills and abilities while serving their country – but it isn’t always easy to see where and how those skills can translate into work in civilian life. Light Industrial positions are the types of jobs that veterans may excel in. There are a lot of reasons why veterans can have great… Read more »

3 Important Questions to Ask Employees at an Exit Interview

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When your employees are leaving your company, the exit interview provides a perfect opportunity for  a candid discussion. Employee turnover is bad for business, and there are reasons why employees decide to leave. You need to find out what those reasons are so you can do better with retention improve workplace problems that could be… Read more »

Need to Build Your Skill Set?

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If you are finding the job search process challenging and are having difficulty finding work, you may not have all of the skills that are in demand.  You want to ensure you have an impressive resume, have talents that can translate to earning a good income and have the skills that companies look for in… Read more »

Thinking of Advancing Your Warehouse Career? Get Your Forklift Certification

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Forklift operators often have more opportunities than general warehouse workers, and the job of a forklift operator may be better in a variety of ways compared with routine work. Forklift operators can make more money than those who do other jobs in a warehouse environment. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) indicates the median wage… Read more »

You Can Make or Break an Interview in the First Five Minutes

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The interview process is a big part of a successful job search. Whether you are looking for farm work, industrial work, or work in any industry, your performance in the interview is going to be the key to convincing a hiring manager to bring you on board.  The stakes are high when the job is… Read more »

Millennials Make Strong Light Industrial Employees

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Millennials are moving into the workforce at a rapid pace as older workers retire. If you are doing hiring for light industrial work, these millennials may very well make up the bulk of your new hires.  While you may be uncertain what to expect as you bring on workers from this younger generation, the good… Read more »

Job Hunting Myths That Might Be Harming Your Career Path

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Finding the right work can be a challenge under the best of circumstances. Unfortunately, many people aren’t looking for a new job under ideal conditions. The job search process can be a very stressful one, and it can also be both confusing and intimidating.  The process is made even more difficult if you believe job… Read more »

Congrats – You Graduated! Now What?

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Graduating from high school or college is the end of a phase of your life and an exciting milestone. It is also a new beginning. Your academic days are behind you, and it is time to start looking for a career that will define your professional life. When you are getting out of school, the… Read more »