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Showing Gratitude in the Workplace

Showing Gratitude in the Workplace

Thanksgiving is the best way to start the holiday season, getting everyone in the mindset of gratitude. As we prepare for holiday festivities next week, it’s important to remember the things we are grateful for, both in and out of the workplace. While it’s good for employees and employers to show each other their appreciation throughout the […]

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Interview Tips for Veterans

Interview Tips for Veterans

This Sunday, November 11 is Veterans Day, a time set aside to honor our military. In addition to expressing our gratitude both to active and retired military, the team at Penmac Staffing wanted to share some tips for veterans looking for employment. The job search process can be overwhelming, regardless of who you are, but […]

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Are You Killing Time This Halloween?

Are You Killing Time This Halloween?

Free time at work?! You may be wondering what that is, but for some, particularly those new to a job or in an industry that experiences seasonal peaks and lulls, there may be some days free of any immediate pressing deadlines. If this is something you occasionally experience, what is the best way you should […]

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Why Should I Apply at Penmac Staffing?

Why Should I Apply at Penmac Staffing?

If you’re looking for a job, it might be hard to know where to start. Where do you look for positions at? How do you fill out applications? Do you need a resume and a cover letter? At Penmac, we understand that the job search process can seem like a lot—which is why we’re here […]

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Need a Change in Hiring Strategies?

Need a Change in Hiring Strategies?

This month makes the first days of autumn, and for many businesses that means gearing up for a busy season ahead. Lots of employers ramp up operations early so they are ready when the busy holiday season arrives. As unemployment rates remain low, it is becoming more and more difficult to find workers. If your […]

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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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