Is a Shipping/Receiving Job Right for You?

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  Shipping and receiving workers are critical parts of many light industrial manufacturing and warehouse environments. They ensure that incoming items are properly received and stored, and outgoing products are correctly packaged and prepared for shipment. Without shipping/receiving positions, operations would grind to a halt in many environments. This means there are usually opportunities available… Read more »

5 Light Industrial Jobs You Can Land Before 2019

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  If a landing a new job is one of your goals for the upcoming year, why not get a head start on your resolutions and land one before 2019 begins? There are many light industrial opportunities available with some of the area’s leading companies, and many of them will allow you to start before… Read more »

You’re Making Your Job Harder Than It Should Be…

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  While every job is going to be challenging, at least at times, that doesn’t mean it should feel like a slog each and every day. If even the simplest tasks seem to take an eternity, or like they are harder for you than anyone else in your workplace, it’s possible that it isn’t the… Read more »

Make Money for the Holiday Season With These 5 Open Jobs

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  While the holidays are clearly on the horizon, there’s still plenty of time to make a little money before the largest gift-giving season of the year is in full swing. If you are looking for an ideal opportunity, here are five open jobs that are worth exploring. 1. General Labor If you are relatively… Read more »

The Difference Between Production Worker and Supervisor

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  Nearly every manufacturing environment uses a form of hierarchy. Workers report to supervisors, supervisors report to managers, and managers report to senior leaders or company owners. The structure ensures various operations and decisions are handled at the right level, an approach that, when properly implemented, can enhance productivity. Senior leaders aren’t burdened with small… Read more »

Why You Should Be Grateful for Temporary Jobs

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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 »

Add These Skills to Boost Your Welding Resume

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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 »

It’s Not You, It’s Bad Company Culture!

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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 »

Don’t “Ghost” Employers!

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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 »

Don’t Be Frightened! Introverts Can Be Great Interviewees

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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 »