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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 »

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While quite a few businesses have been focusing on greater diversity and inclusion in their workplaces over the past year, there is still substantial room for improvement. Research shows when companies build diverse teams, it supports higher productivity and employee engagement. Diversity has also been shown to boost creativity and problem-solving capabilities, given a business… Read more »

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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 »

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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 »

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CareerConcepts_Light Industrial

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 »

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CareerConceptsStaffingServices-August_3WarningSigns

The morale within your workforce is high when employees generally feel positive about the work they do, and when this is the case: It results in high productivity, greater employee retention, and more robust performances. Unfortunately, high employee morale isn’t a given and requires a lot of work. Managers need to make employees feel appreciated… Read more »

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CareerConceptsStaffingServices-August_FeelingBurntOut

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 »

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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 »

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CareerConceptsStaffingServices-August_InterviewTips

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 »

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If your organization is finding it difficult to locate and retain best-fit talent, you can do your company a massive favor by making smart tweaks to the descriptions in your future job postings. Unfortunately, quite a few companies have a tendency to mess up their hiring approach by using job descriptions that attract poor-fit candidates…. Read more »