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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

4 Lessons Every Woman in the Manufacturing Industry Should Know

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4 Lessons Every Woman in the Manufacturing Industry Should Know

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 »

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 »