Welcoming a New Employee the Right Way

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After an exhaustive search, it feels great to finally fill the opening on your team with a candidate who checks all your boxes. Now that their offer letter has been signed and a start date has been set, you might think your work is finished, but it has just begun. Getting a new hire up… Read more »

How Will a Candidate Manage Stress?

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Many jobs are inherently stressful; however, employees in every position feel the heat sometimes. When interviewing candidates, find out how the person handles pressure, because your team needs someone they can count on. First and foremost, be honest with the person about aspects of the job that could be considered taxing — i.e., long hours,… Read more »

About JC Malone Associates

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JC Malone Associates has over 40 years experience providing high caliber, top quality candidates to the automotive industry. We are hired by some of the strongest, most highly respected companies in the world to fill positions ranging from Staff Level Professionals to Vice Presidents. Our clients choose JC Malone Associates to establish quality and credibility… Read more »

Traits to Look For When Hiring Top Engineering Talent

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It’s no secret that a skilled engineer is a brilliant math and science whiz, but that’s not all it takes to excel in the role. The best engineers have a strong technical know-how, combined with a bright personality, making them a well-rounded catch. Searching for a new engineer for your team? A candidate might look… Read more »

THE FUTURE OF THE MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY

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What do we know about the future of manufacturing and how far can we say the manufacturing industry has come? The future of manufacturing has remained a force to reckon with in both advanced countries and even developing ones. One thing has changed, Manufacturing doesn’t just cut across the production of physical products. How does… Read more »

Sales To Manufacturers: Making An Informed Decision

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Manufacturers have to purchase a multitude of different items for every phase of their operation to get production through-out that meets their required consistency standards.  In almost all cases, this involves interaction with a manufacturer’s representative or distributor sales rep. that consults and sells the required product.  In most cases, a rep. has to compete… Read more »

How to Make Your Employer Brand Go Viral

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Here’s the open secret. Every viral brand ever started off by catering to a very specific set of super-evangelists, whether they realized it at the time or not. Apple didn’t become a viral brand because of their 1984 SuperBowl ad. First, they had to focus on the die-hard computer enthusiasts. Everything you now associate with… Read more »

Why Are Your Employees Leaving?

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Every company experiences turnover, but some organizations are much more impacted than others. Turnover varies by industry and region of the country, but the Society for Human Resource Management’s 2016 Human Capital Benchmarking Report cited the average overall annual rate at 19 percent. If yours is notably higher, something needs to change. The best way… Read more »

Managing Your Online Reputation to Attract Talent

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In the past, an inside connection was the only way job seekers could catch a glimpse of life at a potential employer. These days, it’s much easier, thanks to review sites like Glassdoor and Yelp. Prior to applying for a job, savvy candidates scour the internet searching for clues on everything from how the company… Read more »

How Can You Find Hidden Automotive Industry Talent?

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If you want to take your automotive company to the top — and of course you do — you need to staff your team with industry-leading talent. The only problem is, this is much easier said than done. You’re vying with your competitors for the same candidates, so you need a secret weapon. Working with… Read more »