It’s certainly not uncommon to make a mistake at work, even with the best of intentions. Then your ego is bruised, you’re kicking yourself and you might even be suffering a bit of flack from your supervisors and colleagues. But the important part is how you rebound from that mistake. You have to be positive, […]

New technologies are advancing quicker than ever and becoming more and more a part of our daily lives. We have robots in our cars, in our homes, and increasingly playing a role in manufacturing. Here are six technologies to become familiar with that are changing your manufacturing job. Ultrafast 3D printing 3D printing was an […]

With the onset of robotics and automation, the manufacturing industry is awash with change. Call it a revolution! The companies that are flexible, visionary, and innovative will fare the best. If you can adapt and stay ahead of the waves of change, your company will do very well. Here are four manufacturing trends to watch […]

The manufacturing industry is booming! Companies are expanding their operations, so there’s a huge demand to fill jobs, especially for skilled labor. Entry-level manufacturing jobs generally don’t require higher education, but additional certifications can make you more marketable and eligible for supervisory roles. Here’s why you should explore a job in the growing manufacturing industry. […]

According to OSHA, there are about 2,000 eye injuries in the workplace every day. And almost 90% of those injuries can be prevented with the right eye protection. But not all eye protection is created equal—some is sufficient for some jobs while other jobs need an extra degree of protection. Here are some tips for […]

The best way to resign is to do so gracefully, giving notice in person and in writing, and thanking the employer. Give them enough notice so they can plan for your departure and find a replacement, if necessary. You want to make sure you leave on a good note, so your team will be sad […]

Hiring is a really stressful decision! It’s like trying to decide on a marriage proposal after one date. And the wrong hire can cost a company time, money and even morale, so it’s important to make the right decision right from the start. Here are six tips to make sure you’re making the right hiring […]

Networking is crucial for landing the job you want! You can look for jobs through web searches or in the classifieds, but many job openings never even make it that far. Some positions are just spread by word of mouth, so if you don’t have the right connections, you’ll never hear about them. Here are […]

Building a solid and open relationship with your recruiter can go a long way! By understanding your career needs and wants, they’ll be able to match you with a job opportunity that will be a good fit for you. If you’re not upfront with them or they misunderstand your aspirations and interests, they’ll either have […]

So, you think you’ve found the perfect job! Only it’s a temporary contract position, not a full-time gig. Never fear! There’s always a chance your current company will want to bring you on permanently. But you have to prove yourself! Here are five steps for turning your contract position into a full-time job. Show off […]