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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 »

Everything You Need to Know About Getting a CDL License

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Receiving your commercial driver’s license (CDL) means you are part of an industry that forms the backbone of the United States economy. In 2015 alone, the country’s transportation system moved a daily average of 49.3 million tons of freight with a valued of more than $52.5 billion. Getting a commercial driver’s license isn’t just about… Read more »

Why Should You Hire a Candidate Who Matches Your Company Culture?

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All hiring managers and recruiters are familiar with the surge of excitement that comes with getting a resume from a “superstar” candidate. After all, it’s not every day you get an application from someone with the specific set of skills that matches every word of your job description’s requirements and desired credentials. But hard skills… Read more »

How to Survive the Dreaded Performance Improvement Plan

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Performance improvement plans often strike terror in the hearts of employees. When you are put on a PIP, your knee-jerk reaction might be to head for the nearest exit. But while it’s true that performance improvement plans often lead to terminated relationships between employer and employee, this usually happens because the latter didn’t buy into… Read more »

5 Ways to Boost Your Welding Career

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So, you’ve been taking on welding jobs for more than a few years now and you feel it’s high time you ‘level up’ your career. Whether you’re gunning for a promotion or want to apply for an open position with better pay and benefits, the first thing you should do is bring out your welding… Read more »

Adopt These 4 Management Practices to Keep Your Top Employees

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The good news is that many businesses today have come a long way from treating employees as dispensable resources. Most managers will readily agree that it’s important to keep your top employees, which helps sustain customer satisfaction, product sales, and employee morale. Companies also know that having to constantly hire and train employees is expensive,… Read more »

5 Light Industrial Jobs You Can Apply to Without Any Prior Experience

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Most people think that light industrial jobs involve handling heavy machinery and working in large production facilities. But this is not always the case. As the name suggests, light industrial jobs are industrial jobs on a lighter or smaller scale. There can still be quite a bit of machinery involved, especially in the case of… Read more »

5 Valuable Life Lessons You Can Learn From a Job Rejection

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Let’s face it, getting a job rejection—especially after what you thought was a great interview—can be disheartening, so much so that it makes you want to give up on your job search. But despite the pain and blow to your ego, a job rejection can be a valuable learning opportunity. Instead of sulking, why not… Read more »

Use These 4 Simple Resume Hacks to Land More Interviews in 2018

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With another year upon us, now is the perfect time to tweak—maybe even revamp—your resume. Whether you’re just about to begin your job hunt, or you’re in the middle of one, these resume hacks should help your application get noticed by hiring managers.   Keep Your Resume Format Simple Most HR departments are swamped with… Read more »