Interviewing After Being Fired for Engineers

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Interviews can be stressful enough without something looming over you that you can’t do anything about, like being fired from a previous engineering job. Of course this isn’t ideal, but the key is to persevere and come back better than ever. After all, Steve Jobs was fired from Apple, and we think he came back…

How to Manage a Diverse Warehouse Team

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From young employees just looking for a start in their career, to over-experienced employees looking to make money during a lapse in employment, and even experienced workers who call distribution home, the warehouse is a highly diverse place. Your team is more than likely filled with employees from all different walks of life, so how…

Five Steps to Scoring Your Dream Manufacturing Job Long-Distance

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The job search can be a gauntlet of Dos and Don’ts, self-promotion, and right and wrong ways to network. The struggle is amplified when your ideal job is downstate or across the country. It isn’t as easy to pull strings, get recommended, or walk into a plant and make connections when you’re hundreds or thousands…

Five Ways to Size Up Your Company’s Learning Culture

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Does your company have a learning culture? You can prevent stagnation, boost your employees’ workflow, and better suit your clientele with a healthy culture of learning. Your learning culture can be built upon at any time but it is important to first determine what yours looks like and where it could be improved. Ask yourself…

Why Hiring Millennials is the Next Big Thing

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Millennials – those born from 1981-1996 – get a bad rap as being tech-dependent oversharers who are lazy, entitled, or unfocused. With so many mythical buzzwords surrounding the millennial generation – in and out of the workforce – is it any wonder that many employers began shying away from hiring them? Lately, however, there has…

Six Stand-Out Tips for Sales Manager Hopefuls in 2016

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You’ve been in sales for a while, and you’re ready to move up in your career. Your background is stacked with solid work experience. You have your references listed out and you’ve written a pitch-worthy cover letter. You should be taking your pick of sales manager jobs, but the phone just isn’t ringing. Most companies…