Positioning Your Manufacturing Job Search

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Competition for high-level manufacturing jobs can be tough, but you have what it takes to outshine other candidates. Now that you’ve decided it’s time to move on from your current gig, you need to figure out where you’re headed next. Chances are, you already have a plan in place, so you just have to find… Read more »

Establishing a Healthy Work-Life Balance

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Achieving personal and professional fulfillment is a balancing act. Often challenging, there’s no right or wrong equation, you just have to find what works for you. Many people try to keep these two aspects of their lives completely separate, but in today’s tech-savvy era, that’s nearly impossible. It’s best to find a way to make… Read more »

4 Tips to the Job Application Process

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Research, research, research is the name of the game when it comes to finding and landing the perfect job. You will only ever get one first impression that will make or break a career opportunity. Put in the time necessary to make sure your first interaction with an employer is one that they cannot turn… Read more »

Are You Sabotaging Your Job Interview?

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Preparing for a job interview is both exciting and nerve-wracking. As an experienced professional, you’ve been on many rounds of interviews, so you know the importance of dressing to impress, arriving on time and bringing extra copies of your resume. However, there’s plenty of other subtle mistakes that could cost you the job. Bringing a… Read more »

Building Stronger Relationships With Co-Workers

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You work alongside your colleagues at least 40 hours per week, which is a lot of time to spend with people you don’t really know. If you tend to keep to yourself at the office, primarily conversing with others on work-related issues, you’re missing out. Opening up a little by finally accepting a few lunch… Read more »

Explaining Your Work History

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It’s nearly impossible to know how you’ll fare in a role if hired, so interviewers try to learn as much as they can about your past performance. Typically viewed as the best indicator of future behavior, digging into your work history helps hiring managers gauge your skills and cultural fit for the job. Prior to… Read more »

Five Questions to Ask an Interviewer

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 More than just a way for the hiring manager to gauge your fit for the job, an interview is your chance to decide if the position is right for you. Prior to the meeting, spend time preparing responses to common interview questions; however, don’t forget to make a list of your own. As a talented… Read more »

Overqualified? How to Prepare to Discuss During an Interview

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A job search is rarely without obstacles, so if you’re pursuing opportunities you’re overqualified for, be prepared to explain yourself. In theory, it seems like it would be easier to land a job you’re more than equipped to handle, but this makes many employers suspicious. No one wants to hire a candidate who seems amazing,… Read more »

How to Stand out as a Job Seeker

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Finding a job you’re truly excited about that perfectly fits your career path is hard work, but that’s nothing compared to the challenge of actually getting hired. On average, each corporate job opening receives 250 resumes, according to a 2013 survey conducted by ERE Media. Obviously, only one person can fill each position, so if… Read more »

How to Create a LinkedIn Profile That Stands Out

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Chances are, you’re one of the more than 467 million people with a LinkedIn account. Since it’s official launch in 2003, the social networking site has become a leading platform for professionals to network with others in more than 200 countries and territories. Of course, if your profile is only partially complete and your presence… Read more »