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It’s Time to Hire Your Next Great Manufacturing Team Lead!

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Finding the ideal person to fill a vacant manufacturing team lead position can be tricky. After all, they need to have the right level of technical expertise along with the leadership and communications skills to take charge of a team. The role is part functional and part managerial, and it isn’t always easy to find… Read more »


How a Staffing Firm Gets You Hired

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Managing a job search is hard. Usually, job seekers have to dedicate a significant amount of time to the endeavor, and that can be difficult if you are also juggling other responsibilities, like a current role or family obligations. Partnering with a staffing firm can be an excellent way to keep your job search moving… Read more »


Which Roles in Tech are the Most Secure This Year?

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Since technology changes at such a rapid pace, some of the most secure jobs of yesterday have begun to see serious declines, while others are rising to the top at a record pace. Figuring out which roles offer a reasonable level of security can be a challenge, particularly since those making headlines don’t always fall… Read more »


How Can Human Managers Stay Relevant in a Data-Driven Workforce?

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As technologies like artificial intelligence (AI) and data analytics change how decisions are made in the workplace, some managers have become concerned that their skills and roles will end up less relevant over time. Solutions can review large quantities of data to produce recommendations about the best courses of action, some of them even seemingly… Read more »


How to Break into a Career in Blockchain

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Interest in blockchain has skyrocketed thanks to its connection with cryptocurrencies, particularly Bitcoin. The technology gives companies a method for tracking transactions in a new one, using a process that is largely considered more secure and transparent than many other offerings. As the business world has taken notice of blockchain, the demand for skilled professionals… Read more »


How to Navigate the Challenges of Being a First-Time Manager

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Making the transition to management can be exciting, but it is also fraught with challenges you may not have encountered before. Typically, the skills and experience that allowed you to advance to this level aren’t the ones you will rely on going forward as you won’t be participating in the daily activities that were once… Read more »


How to Move Forward When Your Great Idea was Rejected

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It happens to everyone; you think your idea is spectacular but, when you present it, you are caught off guard when it’s shot down. Generally, your first instinct is to try and recover from the incident, possibly by downplaying how great you thought the suggestion was, acting like you have a sudden commitment that needs… Read more »


The Strategic Way to Improve Customer Satisfaction

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In today’s digital world, a single misstep with a customer can become infamous, traveling across social media at shocking speeds. Similarly, a great moment can also go viral, showing the world that you truly focus on customer satisfaction. Often, truly gauging how our customers feel about your product or service is challenging, even with the… Read more »


How to Recruit More Millennials into Manufacturing

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Many manufacturing companies are struggling to find the workers they need, particularly since members of the Millennial generation have not shown the same level of interest in the industry as older generations. Often, this means you will have to put forth additional effort to attract these workers. Otherwise, you may find yourself battling against vacancies… Read more »


5 Skills You Need to Get Any Manufacturing Job You Want

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In years past, all you needed to succeed in a manufacturing role was the physical prowess and a commitment to working hard throughout your day. Now, companies require more from their employees, meaning that additional skills have become just as vital, if not more so. If you are hoping to land a coveted manufacturing job,… Read more »