What Do I Put On My Resume If I Do Not Have Experience?

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There’s a first time for everything, and this includes putting yourself out there to land a new job in a field you have no previous experience in. Whether you’re looking for your first job or venturing into a new career field, creating a resume that highlights why you’re the perfect candidate for the job can… Read more »

Beat the Heat and Don’t Become a Statistic

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Summer, along with the warmer temperatures and longer days that it brings, is upon us. While the blazing sun might make for a great day at the beach, the same doesn’t hold true for those who work outside in the heat, or in warehouses and manufacturing facilities that can become excessively warm during the summer months.   Each year, heat–related stress is… Read more »

How to Address Employee PPE Complaints

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Every seven seconds, a worker in the United States is injured on the job. Many of these injuries could be avoided with the proper use of personal protection equipment (PPE), especially in warehouses and manufacturing facilities. Thanks to PPE, the number of workplace accidents is significantly less than it otherwise would be. You would think,… Read more »

How to Manage an Unmanageable Employee

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While difficult employees often create misunderstandings, disrupt day-to-day work and affect team morale, it’s not always possible to fire them immediately. Whether it’s an employee who can’t get along with others, doesn’t respond well to authority or someone who displays insubordination, every manager inevitably deals with at least one difficult employee. Not only are bad… Read more »

Improve Your Email Writing Skills to Send Out the Right Message

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Whether you’re a floor manager or administration assistant, email is a crucial part of daily office communications. With increasing globalization, you need to be an effective email communicator regardless of the job or the industry you work in.  Poor grammar, bad spelling, incorrect names and untidy formatting can result in embarrassing errors. While every email… Read more »

Career Advice That Doubles as Great Life Advice

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A successful career is built by the same factors that contribute to a more fulfilling life: Strong character and purposeful choices. What’s more, being passionate, driven and sincere in our careers directly helps us lead happier lives. As you grow in your career, you look for meaning and satisfaction, interact with people from different walks… Read more »

Ready to Become a Machinist? Start Here!

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Becoming a machinist is a great career choice for anyone with a methodical mind, good problem skills, and a knack for putting things together. This career has a good average starting salary for most positions, and according to the U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics, the need for machinists is expected to grow 10 percent through… Read more »

5 Reasons to Implement a Wellness Program for Your Manufacturing Employees

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5 Reasons to Implement a Wellness Program for Your Manufacturing Employees

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 »

3 Things You Must Show the Interviewer During the Interview

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On paper, it can be difficult to see what sets one person apart from another; what makes one candidate a better fit for a position. That’s why the interview is so important. It’s more than just a meet-and-greet, it’s a chance for you to stand out from the crowd and show the hiring manager you… Read more »

How to Work with Difficult People

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  In a perfect world, everyone would get along with everyone else. But sometimes, that just isn’t the case. Despite your best efforts, you may find yourself stuck working alongside someone you just don’t like, or who doesn’t like you. So, what can you do to make it easier when you’re working with difficult people?… Read more »