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America Counts on Truckers

America Counts on Truckers

Each September, the American Trucking Association sponsors National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, a time set aside for the nation to thank its truck drivers for their commitment and hard work throughout the year. Whether we realize it or not, Americans depend on trucks every day to deliver essential goods to our communities. Join us the […]

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Happy Labor Day from Penmac!

Happy Labor Day from Penmac!

Last year, Penmac employed more than 25,000 associates through 35 Penmac offices in nine states. These employees work across hundreds of companies, making sure the work gets done each day, even if it means stepping in at the last minute to save the day! It would be impossible to list the many reasons why we […]

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“This Wasn’t in My Job Description!”

“This Wasn’t in My Job Description!”

You’ve finally landed that new job after all those applications and interviews, only to find out it’s not exactly what you expected. Maybe your new supervisor asks you to do things that weren’t officially listed on your job description, or maybe it’s something else that just doesn’t feel quite right. What should you do?   […]

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Why You Should Avoid the “No Call, No Show”

Why You Should Avoid the “No Call, No Show”

Your kid is sick; your car won’t start; you didn’t hear your alarm—at Penmac, we understand that life happens, and that you will occasionally miss work. You may be nervous about calling in to report an absence, but it is always better to keep your employer informed about last-minute absences than to appear unreliable.   […]

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Does Your Resume Make the Grade?

Does Your Resume Make the Grade?

School is just around the corner. Stores have their Back to School displays out, and teachers are preparing their classrooms. But what if you’ve just graduated? The first summer after graduation can be exciting, and a well-needed few months to relax after lots of hard work during the school year, but it probably flew by and […]

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Is Your Job Worth the Commute?

Is Your Job Worth the Commute?

How far do you live from work? Are you considering accepting a job that isn’t close to home? Most of us have to deal with some sort of commute to work, whether it be short or long, but how much should the commute factor into your job satisfaction? There are several things to consider when […]

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When and How to Say No at Work

When and How to Say No at Work

A common challenge many employees experience is knowing when to say no. Saying no can be difficult—it can make you feel guilty and uncomfortable, or like you aren’t a good employee, but the truth is, sometimes saying no is the right thing to do. This year, learn when and how you should say no at […]

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Is Your Excitement for Work Starting to Fizzle?

Is Your Excitement for Work Starting to Fizzle?

Many lucky workers get the day off for the Fourth of July, and it doesn’t come any time too soon! These hot summer days can start to feel long and tedious. If this feeling sounds familiar to you, you might feel like you’re stuck in a slump at work. How can you motivate yourself to […]

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How to Have Awkward Conversations with Employees

How to Have Awkward Conversations with Employees

There’s an employee in your office who wears too much perfume. Or worse, there’s an employee in your office who doesn’t wear enough deodorant. Or, maybe you’ve got staff who wear flip flops to construction sites. You might have a worker who chews with his mouth open during business lunches or who talks loudly on […]

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Common Resume Mistakes and How to Fix Them

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Common Resume Mistakes and How to Fix Them

Have you been looking for a job for a while, but haven’t received any calls for interviews? While this could mean a number of things, it might be worth looking at your resume again to make sure it’s helping you put your best foot forward. Read below to learn how you can avoid five common […]

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