What’s New in the Manufacturing Industry?

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For many job seekers, the idea of working in manufacturing is enticing. A number of candidates enjoy roles that involve the creation of physical products as well as the team-oriented environment that many manufacturing facilities provide. By understanding what’s new in the manufacturing industry, you can make smart choices about your career. Here’s a look… Read more »


Skills You Need to Flourish in the Lab

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Once you earn a scientific degree, you usually have a strong foundation that can help you excel in a lab. However, there is also a range of soft skills that are critical for your success in a laboratory role, ensuring that you can thrive in the job and keep your career moving forward. Without the… Read more »


What to Include on Your Automation Engineer Resume

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What you put on your automation engineer resume can have a major impact on your job search. If you don’t showcase the right skills and capabilities, you might not catch the hiring manager’s eye, causing them to pass you over. While every automation engineering role is unique, and you should strive to target your resume… Read more »


Why Companies Neglect Employee Engagement

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Employee engagement has become a growing concern among companies because they realize its effect on the bottom line. However, while there are many companies focusing on the issue, many other companies are not. Studies have shown that only about one-fourth of all employees are really engaged by their work. This lack of engagement affects productivity… Read more »


Break Your Micromanaging Habits Today!

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Micromanaging is not good for business. This is generally recognized. It hurts employee morale and hampers productivity by creating a management bottleneck. Yet it can be a difficult habit for some supervisors to break because they are constantly worried that someone on their staff will fall short when on a task, making the supervisor look… Read more »


How to Negotiate Your Salary When You’re New to the Workforce

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When you are new to the workforce, the idea of negotiating your salary can be intimidating. It isn’t uncommon to question your worth or worry that requesting more money will lead a company to rescind their offer. Plus, the process can be somewhat uncomfortable, making younger professionals even more reluctant to attempt to negotiate. But,… Read more »


4 Ways to Pull Your Career Out of a Rut in 2018

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While a bit of normalcy can provide a sense of calm, a rut is often downright dull. Most people encounter the occasional stall during their career, but when the tedium becomes commonplace, it’s easy to reach a point of frustration. Luckily, there are ways to break free of ruts in your career. Here are four… Read more »


How to Get the Most from Your Training Program

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When IT organizations have to cut costs, one of the first places they look is training and development programs. That’s because these programs are seen more as expenses than investments. The return on investment of the training is often murky, and so it is harder to justify the cost. There are a number of reasons… Read more »


Pay Secrecy Legislation

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In an effort to promote greater equality of pay among various groups of employees, many state governments are proposing pay secrecy legislation. Under the proposed legislation, employees would have the right to give salary information to co-workers, and employers would have to prove that a difference in pay between employees is connected to job performance… Read more »


Employees are Feeling Burdened by Work

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Are you feeling overwhelmed at work? Many people are, according to a recent survey. In fact, one-third of all employees feel that they just have too much work, more than they can handle, the study says. Ironically, the same skills that have helped many to perform better have led to them trying to do too… Read more »