How to Showcase Your Track Record of Safety in a Job Search

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Safety is a paramount concern for all manufacturers. One accident can shut down a production line, remove an important employee from the workforce, and subject the employer to expensive compensation obligations. Unfortunately, it can be difficult for manufacturing job seekers to clearly and objectively showcase their track record of safety. Use these tips to help… Read more »


Why You Should Play it Safe on Social Media

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10 years ago, social media barely existed, and now it seems to have worked its way into every corner of our lives. In a lot of ways this is a good thing, as we are now more connected and up-to-date than we have ever been before. But it would be shortsighted to say that social… Read more »


5 Things All Green Job Seekers Must Know

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When commentators talk about green energy and the future of sustainability efforts, they are often foolishly optimistic, or inaccurately pessimistic. The truth of the situation lies somewhere in the middle. Our green future is promising, but there will be lots of setbacks and obstacles along the way. For green job seekers, the conflicting characterization presented… Read more »


What’s the Best Time of Day to Apply for a New Job?

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Most job seekers are aware of the standard tips that can help you land a job, like targeting your resume to the role and the importance of a strong cover letter. But, did you know that the time of day that you choose to apply can impact your rate of success? A study demonstrated that… Read more »


The Easiest Way to Make a Great First Impression at a New Job

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Starting a new job is exciting, but heading into your workplace the first time can also be a nerve-racking experience. After all, you are going to meet a lot of new people and you probably want to make the best first impression possible with each and every one. Luckily, there is something you can do… Read more »


Build These 5 Skills to Stay Relevant in the Future

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Having the right skills for your current role is a must if you want to be successful today. However, if you’re going to ensure you the amount of longevity required to forge a meaningful career, you also need additional skills beyond those directly associated with your job. If you want to stay relevant in your… Read more »


Should I Lie About My Compensation to Get a Better Offer?

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Most job seekers know that companies may adjust the salary they present in a job offer based on your previous compensation. If you weren’t well compensated in your last position, this might leave you wondering if your prior salary will harm your chances of landing a big paycheck. In some cases, candidates may be tempted… Read more »


How to Find Your Next Job Through Social Media

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Social media is often touted as a powerful tool that every job seeker should use to help land their next position. But, with so many different platforms available, how do you decide which one will assist you with your manufacturing job search? To help you get started, here is what you need to know about… Read more »


How to Establish Personal Connections with Your Job Candidates

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As companies continue to rely more heavily on technology to increase the efficiency of their hiring processes, the process itself has become less personal. Text-based vacancy announcements, automated email replies to applications, and similar forms of communication aren’t ideal for building connections with candidates. In fact, they can make your organization seem like a faceless… Read more »