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  Many job seekers question the value of temporary jobs. After all, they are typically short-term opportunities, so it may be hard to see how those experiences can help you during your career. However, temporary jobs can actually be incredibly beneficial. They give you the ability to explore different roles, industries, and workplaces, all without… Read more »

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  When it comes to manufacturing, welders play critical roles in a range of production, construction, and industrial environments. They may help build buses or aircraft, repair buildings and structures, or assist in any scenario where metal parts need to be joined together. This means there can be a lot of exciting opportunities for skilled… Read more »

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  Most business leaders understand the value of diversity in the workplace. Bringing people together from different backgrounds can lead to innovation and more effective problem solving, allowing the cumulative life experience of the team to create additional value. However, when it comes to creating a diverse workplace, not all companies take the right approach…. Read more »

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  Sometimes, the hardest part of a person’s job has nothing to do with the tasks they need to complete. Instead, the environment itself creates the biggest challenges. When the things that are making it harder to remain productive include workplace politics, poor communication, constant turnover, or interpersonal issues among team members, you might not… Read more »

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  When it’s a job seeker’s market, candidates have a surprising amount of power. However, a side effect of shrinking labor pools and low unemployment has been the increased rate of candidates deciding to “ghost” potential employers. For example, some job seekers are choosing to no-show to interviews, instead of canceling in advance. Others are… Read more »

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  While technology has been a boon in many workplaces, it isn’t without its drawbacks. Today, people expect their information in quick snippets and, at times, even instantaneously. This has led to the rise of efficient collaboration software, but has also rendered communications options like email, employee newsletters, and even intranet announcements to become less… Read more »

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  For job seekers who considered themselves introverts, an interview can be intimidating. After all, it requires you to share details about yourself, and that might not be something you are usually comfortable with, especially since you are probably meeting the hiring manager for the first time. However, just because interviewing may be a bit… Read more »

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  For many job seekers, the idea of being a machinist is enticing. After all, production and manufacturing roles allow you to physically see the results of your hard work, and that can be incredibly rewarding. Plus, machining enables you to combine that feeling with being able to work with technology, creating a unique combination… Read more »

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  When it comes to recruitment and retention, your company’s reputation matters. If your organization becomes known as a bad employer, securing the top talent you need to thrive is going to become increasingly challenging. Even a handful of negative reviews from current or past employees can be very damaging. And, thanks to technology, workers… Read more »

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