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Everything You Should Know About Conducting a Mock Job Interview

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Like any other skill or talent, you can get better at job interviews with practice and patience. In fact, it’s always a good idea to conduct a mock job interview before going to the real thing. A mock interview helps you “get in the zone,” allowing you to practice things like: Answers to common interview… Read more »

3 Things We Can Learn From “Tribal Knowledge” Before Baby Boomers Retire

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An integral component of workplace management is ensuring all employees are adept and well versed in all facets of their job. If workers lack understanding or information about their roles within the company, a business will struggle to maintain its productivity. With nearly 10,000 Baby Boomers reaching retirement daily, companies – especially in the field… Read more »

Survive Office Politics with Our Guide

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Politics isn’t just limited to the world of governance and public service. It’s something deeply rooted in our workplaces, which in turn, are bound by hierarchies and bureaucracies. For example, as an employee, you are required to follow a manager or a person in charge, who in turn, was assigned to the position by fulfilling… Read more »

No One Will Take Charge of Your Career But You

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It seems that everyone knows it’s important to grow your career. The only question, however, is how. Unfortunately, it’s no longer enough to work hard and be loyal to your employer. In fact, you may have a co-worker you know doesn’t work as hard as you do or isn’t as smart, but keeps getting promoted… Read more »

The Best Way to Get Your Manager to Listen to Your Great Ideas

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Good managers are always on the lookout for great ideas. They know how to spot a great idea, how to tweak it to suit the company’s needs, and ultimately, how to implement it. But the reality is that most managers are swamped with so many suggestions that some genuinely good ideas don’t ever see the… Read more »

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 »