Time to Unplug? How to Successfully Manage a Work/Life Balance

One in three workers says a healthy work-life balance is becoming more difficult to maintain. With all of the advancements we’ve made in modern technology, it’s no surprise that we sometimes don’t know when it’s time to unplug.

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“Non-manufacturing” skills manufacturing employers look for in potential employees

In the manufacturing industry, it’s no secret that you need proper training, certification and education for certain skilled manufacturing positions. In addition to these necessary manufacturing skills, what other qualities are hiring managers looking for in an employee when it comes to building their manufacturing team?

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4 Ways to Increase Safety in Your Warehouse

In the manufacturing industry, safety is essential for the wellbeing of your employees and your company. Sometimes safety procedures are overlooked due to insufficient time and money, but heavy machinery, moving vehicles and busy workers are ingredients for a warehouse disaster.

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Employment
“Non-manufacturing” skills manufacturing employers look for in potential employees

“Non-manufacturing” skills manufacturing employers look for in potential employees

In the manufacturing industry, it’s no secret that you need proper training, certification and education for certain skilled manufacturing positions. In addition to these necessary manufacturing skills, what other qualities are hiring managers looking for in an employee when it comes to building their manufacturing team?

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Interviewing
What to Include in Your Manufacturing Resume

What to Include in Your Manufacturing Resume

Your resume is the first impression you will give your potential employer. In an industry where organization and attention to detail are essential qualities, outlining your industry experience in your resume will help demonstrate that you are the right person for the job. Keep in mind that in this industry, technology is always evolving. As the importance of technology grows, a candidate who can use technology to their benefit will likely be appealing to an employer as well.

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Technology
How to Use Digital Marketing for Your Manufacturing Company

How to Use Digital Marketing for Your Manufacturing Company

One of the trending topics in manufacturing is how technology is affecting factory processes and systems, but that’s not the only way technology is impacting the manufacturing industry. While many manufacturing companies gain business by word-of-mouth, partnerships and returning customers, more and more manufacturing companies are incorporating digital marketing into their business plans.

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Industry News
Take It or Leave It: New Manufacturing Technology

Take It or Leave It: New Manufacturing Technology

If you stay up to date on the latest news in manufacturing, you know that technology has been taking the industry by storm. New equipment and systems are rapidly changing the way manufacturing factories operate. Among the updates are tools such as automation, robots and new software. With so many developments in manufacturing tech, how do you decide which trends to adopt and which ones to pass on?

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Employee Expertise
Should I Stay or Should I Go?

Should I Stay or Should I Go?

5 Questions to Ask When Weighing a Job Offer Against Your Long-Term Career Goals. Can you imagine turning down 5 or 10 thousand dollars? I can tell you firsthand – it’s tough, but oftentimes, worth it. Especially in the first half of your career, knowing when to hold off on a career move that will provide a quick salary increase in favor of the long-term benefit of sticking to one great opportunity is extremely important. Sometimes when the opportunity is right, it even makes sense to take a pay cut to move to a company with high growth opportunities.

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“Non-manufacturing” skills manufacturing employers look for in potential employees

“Non-manufacturing” skills manufacturing employers look for in potential employees

In the manufacturing industry, it’s no secret that you need proper training, certification and education for certain skilled manufacturing positions. In addition to these necessary manufacturing skills, what other qualities are hiring managers looking for in an employee when it comes to building their manufacturing team?

read more
What to Include in Your Manufacturing Resume

What to Include in Your Manufacturing Resume

Your resume is the first impression you will give your potential employer. In an industry where organization and attention to detail are essential qualities, outlining your industry experience in your resume will help demonstrate that you are the right person for the job. Keep in mind that in this industry, technology is always evolving. As the importance of technology grows, a candidate who can use technology to their benefit will likely be appealing to an employer as well.

read more
How to Use Digital Marketing for Your Manufacturing Company

How to Use Digital Marketing for Your Manufacturing Company

One of the trending topics in manufacturing is how technology is affecting factory processes and systems, but that’s not the only way technology is impacting the manufacturing industry. While many manufacturing companies gain business by word-of-mouth, partnerships and returning customers, more and more manufacturing companies are incorporating digital marketing into their business plans.

read more
Take It or Leave It: New Manufacturing Technology

Take It or Leave It: New Manufacturing Technology

If you stay up to date on the latest news in manufacturing, you know that technology has been taking the industry by storm. New equipment and systems are rapidly changing the way manufacturing factories operate. Among the updates are tools such as automation, robots and new software. With so many developments in manufacturing tech, how do you decide which trends to adopt and which ones to pass on?

read more
Should I Stay or Should I Go?

Should I Stay or Should I Go?

5 Questions to Ask When Weighing a Job Offer Against Your Long-Term Career Goals. Can you imagine turning down 5 or 10 thousand dollars? I can tell you firsthand – it’s tough, but oftentimes, worth it. Especially in the first half of your career, knowing when to hold off on a career move that will provide a quick salary increase in favor of the long-term benefit of sticking to one great opportunity is extremely important. Sometimes when the opportunity is right, it even makes sense to take a pay cut to move to a company with high growth opportunities.

read more