Why You Should Hire Veterans at Your Manufacturing Facility

As the manufacturing industry keeps changing, so does the number of open jobs. 700,000 U.S. manufacturing jobs have been added since 2010 and we could see 3.5 million new job openings, or more, over the next ten years.

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Three Ways to Improve Manufacturing Company Culture

The importance of company culture has been a hot topic for many businesses lately. It is one of the integral keys to employee satisfaction and retention. While it has become a buzzword for corporate settings, company culture is also important to the manufacturing industry.

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The Benefits of a Mentor in Manufacturing

A mentor is a valuable asset for a career in any industry, including manufacturing. Whether you are new to your career, want to learn more skills of the trade, advance in your company, or just want to connect with like-minded individuals to share experiences and ideas with, a mentor can help in all of these areas.

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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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Job Search
Find a New Job When You’re Over 50

Find a New Job When You’re Over 50

Trying to find a new job can be challenging for anyone, but it’s even harder if you’re over 50. The unemployment rate for older workers is lower than it is for younger people, but even still – once out of a job, older workers experience greater difficulty finding a new position.

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Employment
How to Find a New Job When You’ve Been Fired

How to Find a New Job When You’ve Been Fired

Whether you’ve been fired or laid off, losing your job is never ideal. Whatever the reason you were let go may be, this kind of change in your career can leave you feeling drained, both emotionally and financially. If you plan on trying to find a new job elsewhere, and want to do so in a timely manner, it is important to be strategic about your next steps.

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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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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.

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