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Manufacturing Resume Tips

February 10, 2020

If you are searching for a manufacturing job, you’ll need a strong resume. What can you do to attract attention and land that interview? Follow these manufacturing resume tips to get the best results. Stay Focused When you are working in a factory, efficiency is vital. As a result, you’ll want to reflect this quality…

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How to go to your boss with safety concerns

How to Go to Your Boss With Safety Concerns

January 13, 2020

You’ve noticed a potentially dangerous situation on the job. You know you should say something, but you’re not quite sure how to approach the issue. Here’s how to go to your boss with safety concerns.  Do Your Research  Especially if you are relativity new to a job, you don’t want to raise false alarms. Therefore, investigate situations before you say something. To get more information, check your company’s safety manuals, look at OSHA’s website or ask for advice…

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Career New Year’s Resolutions You Should Consider

January 7, 2020

The new year is here! Have you made any resolutions? Switch things up in 2020 by committing to one or more of these career-boosting New Year’s resolutions.  Learn Something New … for Fun This may not sound like career-building advice. However, often we get stuck in what we should learn, and we end up smothering our creativity. Pull out a piece of paper and write…

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Taking Control of Your Work/Life Balance

December 18, 2019

Your career is important, but your family, friends, and interests are important too. So, how can you keep your job from overshadowing everything else? Use these tips to take control of your work/life balance.  Admit Perfect Balance Doesn’t Exist  Although most like the idea of a perfect work/life split, reality can be much different. One week, you may find yourself logging countless hours of overtime to hit a deadline. And another week, you may take…

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Why You Should Work With a Recruiter in Your Manufacturing Job Search

November 25, 2019

So, you’re looking for a manufacturing position. Did you know, you don’t have to job hunt alone? Here are five top reasons why you should work with a recruiter in your manufacturing job search. Discover More Opportunities When you are job searching on your own, your options are somewhat limited. You can check the job…

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7 Ways to Calm Yourself Down Before an Interview

October 25, 2019

It’s easy to feel anxious before an interview. After all, your future could depend on your performance. But before you work yourself into a frenzy, follow these seven tips and remain calm, cool and collected. Do Your Homework Preparation is a key ingredient for staying calm. Whenever you begin to fret about your upcoming interview,…

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5 Great YouTube Channels Every Manufacturer Should Be Following

October 11, 2019

Do you work in manufacturing? Do you love watching YouTube videos in your free time? Here’s a fantastic way to combine your interests. Check out these manufacturing and science-themed channels! Colinfurze Colinfurze is the home of crazy inventions, brilliant world records and constant disregard to health and safety. Contraptions range from a tea machine to hydraulic scissor lift shoes to…

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Daycare or Preschool: Best Options While You Are at Work

September 27, 2019

Childcare is a major concern for working parents. You want a solution that’s safe, convenient and cost-effective. Plus, you want to make sure your little one is happy too. Once your child passes those toddler years, the decision becomes more complicated. Is daycare enough or is your little Einstein ready to jump into the school…

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How Bringing Your Lunch to Work Could Save You $1,000 Every Year

September 13, 2019

Are you trying to save more money? Did you know packing your lunch could save you thousands of dollars each year? Let’s check out the math. Moderately Priced Restaurants Cost About $3,000 Each Year A lunch entrée at your local diner usually runs between $6-$12. Taking the average cost, $9, plus a 20% tip brings…

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Are You Drinking Enough Water Throughout Your Day?

August 23, 2019

When it comes to drinking water, you’ve probably heard the 8×8 rule or eight 8-ounce glasses (about half a gallon) each day. Unfortunately, there is no science behind this rule. Although it’s fine as a general guide, ultimately, the right amount depends on you.  Factors Impacting How Much Water You Need   Your Gender – Men need more water than women due to their higher water weight percentage.  The Weather – Hot, humid weather makes you sweat and therefore…

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