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Breathe New Life into an Old Resume with These 5 Steps

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Whether you want to switch jobs or careers, or simply want to re-enter the workforce after taking a break, you need to revise your existing resume. More specifically, you should update the things that have changed since the last time you actively sought work. You don’t have to rewrite your entire resume. Instead, follow these… Read more »

Why Community Colleges Are the Perfect Place to Find Manufacturing Pros

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Skilled workers are quickly establishing themselves to be the backbone of the U.S. manufacturing industry. Unfortunately, the worsening skills gap in the manufacturing sector means that companies are scrambling to place over 2 million unfilled jobs. If you’re struggling with the same problem, you may want to consider looking at community colleges, which are emerging… Read more »

3 Exciting Reasons to Find a Job in the Manufacturing Industry

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When you think of jobs in the manufacturing industry, the image that probably comes to mind is working in an assembly line and performing repetitive tasks. Assembly line jobs, however, are just a small part of the overall manufacturing industry. In this guide, we go over 3 reasons why you should look into the many… Read more »

These 3 Manufacturing Trends are Changing the Manufacturing Industry in 2018

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As we enter the halfway mark of 2018, it’s a good idea for manufacturing companies to look at what trends are shaping the year and how to take advantage of these changes. Does your company know about the Internet of Things? What about artificial intelligence? As new technologies drive trends and improvements, it’s important for… Read more »

Here’s How to Knock Your Second Interview Out of the Park!

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Make no mistake about it, getting asked to come for a second interview is good news. This means that you are seriously being considered for the role based on the success of your first interview. The initial meeting went by without a hitch, but what can you expect in your second session? What exactly wasn’t… Read more »

Close the Skill Gap in Your Resume by Following These 4 Steps

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A successful job seeker in today’s job market is someone who stands out as the ideal candidate for a certain position. Although no one is perfect, the next best thing you can do is improve how recruiters and hiring managers see your application by tailoring your cover letter and resume for the specific job you’re… Read more »

Busting 3 Common Myths about Robotics in Manufacturing

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Although robotics in the manufacturing industry may seem like a cutting-edge development, robots have actually been used in manufacturing as early as the 60s and 70s. Today, robots are smarter and more flexible than ever, able to operate and perform a variety of tasks with little to no human intervention. But what exactly does that… Read more »

3 Drawbacks of Employee Referrals You Need to Consider When Hiring

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It is no secret that getting referrals from current employees is one of the best ways to hire top-notch talent. It’s a way of getting employees to help fill up open positions by referring someone they know who is qualified enough for the job. Referrals have become a very popular hiring strategy that many companies… Read more »

5 Reasons to Implement a Wellness Program for Your Manufacturing Employees

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A 2017 study by the Kaiser Family Foundation and the Health Research and Education Trust found that 58 percent of small firms and 85 percent of large firms offer some form of wellness program to their employees. These wellness initiatives include smoking cessation, weight management, lifestyle coaching, and subsidized use of fitness facilities (gyms and… Read more »

4 Lessons Every Woman in the Manufacturing Industry Should Know

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Although the manufacturing industry is still a male-dominated field, things are changing every day. More women are entering the manufacturing sector and learning firsthand what it’s like to find solutions, use the latest technologies, and develop and create products that have come to define our society, from electronics, medicines, automobiles, and much more. As with… Read more »