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Even If You Don’t Have a Job Opening, You Better Be Recruiting!

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It’s a challenge to find quality skilled trades professionals in today’s competitive market. Of course, if you’ve had to fill an open position this past year, this isn’t news to you. The importance of hiring quality candidates cannot be emphasized enough, so it’s time to change your approach. Partnering with a top recruiting firm is… Read more »

Common Interview Mistakes You May Be Making

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Landing an interview for a job you’re really interested in is always exciting. However, that excitement quickly turns into frustration when you’re passed up by another candidate — especially when it becomes a habit. If you’ve been scoring a good amount of interviews, but still haven’t received an offer, it’s very possible you’re inadvertently doing… Read more »

5 Tips for Staying Awake During the Night Shift

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Working the night shift can be very hard on the body. Humans are naturally programmed to be awake during daylight hours and sleep when it’s dark out, but your work schedule doesn’t currently allow that. It’s certainly possible to adjust to working nights, but you still need to be aware of side effects commonly realized… Read more »

Having Trouble Finding Good Engineers? Here’s Why…

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Engineers are in high demand. Nearly 140,000 new engineering jobs are expected to be created through 2026, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. This need, paired with the 3.7 percent unemployment rate, as of September 2018, means it’s an engineering candidate’s market. Since engineers have their choice of employers, you really have to step… Read more »

Overcoming a Stall in Your Job Search

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The unemployment rate has been at a record low for a while now, which you thought would work to your favor. You’re a talented professional with a lot to offer an employer, so the right job is definitely out there, you just haven’t found it yet. You were seeing some interest from potential employers, but… Read more »

Low Pay Isn’t Going to Cut it In Skilled Trades

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Skilled trades workers are seriously talented. These people have spent time in school honing their craft, and in some fields, they’re professionally licensed. Achieving their level of expertise took a lot of hard work, so they — rightfully — expect to be compensated well. If you’re not willing to pay industry-average rates, you’ll probably have… Read more »

5 Tips For Keeping Your Skilled Tradesmen Happy

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Your skilled tradesmen are the crown jewel of your company. These outstanding professionals make your projects stand out from the competition, because there’s no substitute for quality. Top talent knows they have plenty of options, so keeping them happy is a must. Here are five ways be the kind of employer they wouldn’t dream of… Read more »

4 Best Ways to Attract Entry-Level Engineers

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Entry-level engineers bring a fresh prospective to your company. Just out of college, these new graduates are eager to make their mark on the professional world. You’re excited to have them join your team, but these young people have plenty of options, so you have to make your company a place they want to work…. Read more »

5 Signs It’s Time for a New Job

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You’ve been in your job for quite some time, and things aren’t going so well. In the beginning, you were excited about both the company and your position, but that seems like a lifetime ago. Still, getting a new job is a huge move. You think about it constantly, but you’re not sure if that’s… Read more »

5 Ways You Can Increase Safety on a Tight Budget

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When your team sets foot onto your worksite each day, their safety is in your hands. Tragically, 5,190 workers were killed on the job in 2016, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The last thing you want is for one of your employees to become another statistic, so you need to do everything in… Read more »

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