Top 6 Skills for Career Success in Light Industrial

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Our world could not exist without light industrial personnel–those who are responsible for assembling, testing, assuring quality control, packaging, and shipping of the products we use every day. From reading blueprints, manufacturing electronics, or working in a warehouse to welding, food production, and much more, light industrial workers are the backbone of society. Currently, they… Read more »

How to Research a Company Before Your Job Interview

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It’s common knowledge that you should research a company before a job interview, but how to go about said research isn’t exactly common sense. For massive international companies, the amount of information out there can be overwhelming. For small local companies, the problem is often the opposite. Very rarely will you find that a potential… Read more »

Three Ways to Improve Your Job Interview Skills

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Regardless of whether you’re a recent graduate or a seasoned professional, you can always stand to improve your skills ahead of a big job interview. Job interviews are unnatural situations. They don’t occur with much regularity and there really isn’t a similar situation in everyday life. Therefore, it is important to make a conscious effort… Read more »

Have You Considered a Light Industrial Job? It Might Be the Perfect Fit

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The term “light industrial” describes industries that fabricate products from raw materials or pre-made parts using small-scale machines. Food production, electronics manufacturing, and other light industrial segments require large amounts of labor, and therefore, offer many different career opportunities. As a light industrial worker, you could be tasked with assembling finished products, packaging products, organizing… Read more »

Feeling Burnt Out? Here’s How to Combat It

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If continuous, oppressive stress at work has you feeling powerless and drained, you might be on the way to complete burnout. The word “burnout” describes psychological and physical exhaustion brought on by extreme and extended periods of stress. The result is a regular sense of being overwhelmed and feeling not being able to meet various… Read more »

Why You Should Never Stop Working to Improve Your Career

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Beyond keeping your brain fresh and inspired, learning helps to keep you relevant in the constantly shifting labor market. Growing throughout your career might be the very best type of career insurance. If you are gaining new skills, it can open new career paths. If you are learning more advanced skills, it only makes you… Read more »

Interview Tips: Impress Your Interviewer with These Questions

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When your interviewer asks you if you have any questions for them, a few that you came up with on the spot likely won’t uncover much useful information or make a lasting positive impression. Seemingly benign, the customary conclusion of a job interview still catches some people off guard. Smart and prepared interviewees know well-thought-out… Read more »

How to Identify Your Transferable Skills

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Transferable skills are non-specific abilities built up through experience that come into play when you’re looking to switch careers. For instance, leadership ability can easily translate from a customer service setting to an industrial setting. Suppose you’re trying to find work in another career path or industry. In that case, you could already have some… Read more »

Everything You Need to Know About Forklift Certifications

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Under rules laid out by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), formal training and certification are required before operating a powered forklift, man lift, pallet jack, order picker, or similar vehicle. Available to any person at least 18 years of age, a forklift operator’s license confirms that the operator has undergone OSHA-compliant training on… Read more »

Interview Tips: Your Interviewer Will Ask You These Questions. Be Prepared

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Many interviewers ask many of the same questions. Why? Because they work. While you may not hear the questions listed below verbatim, you will most likely hear them in one form or another. How Did You Hear About This Job? An interviewer uses this apparently simple interview question to gauge the effectiveness of their recruitment… Read more »