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With the national unemployment rate at a low 4%, it has become a candidate’s market. Keeping this in mind, when searching for talent in the manufacturing industry, companies must prepare to meet candidate pay expectations to recruit and retain their workforce. Here are a few common manufacturing positions and their corresponding national salary averages based… Read more »

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  The US manufacturing industry has many windows of opportunity for vast growth and improvement in 2018 and years to come.   In the hype of automation and the Internet of Thing (IoT), approximately 72% of manufacturers have changed or plan to change their business model due to IT innovations, according to Macola’s 2017 Business… Read more »

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  It’s time to make room for Generation Z in the workforce! By 2020, Generation Z will account for approximately 20% of our workforce. Born from 1995-2010, this generation brings high expectations with the diligence to match.   As Gen Z-ers grew up during the Great Recession, they possess the awareness of economic unsteadiness. They recognize… Read more »

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Nearly 15 million career opportunities are provided by the staffing industry each year, and that number is increasing. Staffing companies are viewed by many companies as a resource for extended interviews, so they can secure the most talented and valuable employees. Those that prove that they are right person for the job are offered a… Read more »

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Certain people always have great jobs. They always seem to land the promotion. And they always seem to be successful with everything they touch. Is this just luck or a coincidence? Nope! These people don’t wait for things to happen, they make their own luck. So what can you do to ensure you’re successful? You… Read more »

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Trust is essential when building a healthy and productive work environment. Whether you’re leading an entire department or work hand-in-hand with a just a few coworkers, it’s important to build trusting relationships. Here are several tips to help build trust with both your coworkers and your superiors: Be honest and share information completely. Be straightforward and… Read more »