Career Opportunities in Manufacturing

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A career in manufacturing involves turning raw materials into final products that are sold to buyers. This process includes the people who make the products and those in areas such as management, engineering, and design. Workers come up with product ideas, test the products for proper assembly, and manage the shipment and receipt of the… Read more »

3 Types of Jobs That Survived the Shutdown

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The economic shutdown that happened in early 2020 as a result of the coronavirus pandemic impacted every industry. Among the industries hit the hardest were retail, travel, and hospitality. Since people were required to shelter at home, shopping, traveling, staying in hotels, and dining in restaurants virtually stopped. Other industries that experienced downturns included manufacturing,… Read more »

Say Goodbye to 2020 and Prep Your Career For 2021

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Say Goodbye to 2020 and Prep Your Career For 2021 - HW Staffing Solutions

A new year means new beginnings. As we wrap up 2020, it is time to make resolutions for your career in 2021. Your plans may include adding members to your network, gaining marketable skills, getting a promotion, or finding a new job. Whatever you set out to do, continue working toward your goals so they… Read more »

Reinventing Yourself, Your Job, and Your Career

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As 2020 comes to a close, you may be thinking about the changes you want to make in the new year. Like many people who have been working in the same industry for years, switching to a new industry may be part of your plan. Making the leap into uncharted territory is exciting. Trying something… Read more »

How Do You Know Your Interview Went Well?

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You know that feeling—you bounce out of the interview room with confidence! You know it went well, though you can’t quite put your finger on why. You just feel good about the whole job interview and you’re pretty sure you got the job. Or that you at least impressed them. But there’s always that doubt… Read more »

How to Stay Safe at Work During the Winter Months

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The winter months can bring many safety hazards and dangerous working conditions, especially around construction sites. The temperature dips, causing bad weather, ice and snow, increasing the risk for slips, falls, and illnesses. Here are some safety tips on how to stay safe during the winter months. 6 Winter Work Safety Tips 1. Keep track… Read more »

Ingenious Ways to Land New Jobs When You Need Them

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The job market is getting better, but it’s still fiercely competitive out there. Unemployment is low, but jobseekers are figuring out clever ways to set themselves apart from the rest of the competition. Employers appreciate creativity as long as you can also demonstrate professionalism and that you’re serious about the job. Here are some ingenious… Read more »

5 Ways to Show That You Are Thankful for Your Job

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It’s not easy to run a company. And aside from a salary, your boss probably gets very little reward. The truth is you’re probably grateful to have a job—especially this time of year—and it’s important to show your boss that you recognize and respect their efforts and you appreciate the opportunity to be there. If… Read more »

What Are the Best Light Industrial Jobs?

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Light industrial jobs involve a lot of the same qualities as heavier industrial jobs, but on a smaller scale. These companies usually produce consumer items, such as clothing, small electronics, and household appliances. Light industrial jobs usually don’t require special skills or a college degree and provide the opportunity to develop skills and advance their… Read more »

How to Impress Your Employer If You’re an Introvert

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Introverted people are generally perceived as shy, quiet, aloof, withdrawn and timid. These are tough impressions to break when you’re trying to get noticed in a job, especially when you’re surrounded by louder, more extroverted colleagues. And if your boss is an extrovert, such a mismatch of energy might result in miscommunications that could make… Read more »