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How do You Deal with a Difficult Boss?

How do You Deal with a Difficult Boss?

Monday, October 16th is Boss’s Day, a holiday set aside for employees to show their thankfulness and appreciation to supervisors. For many, this day is a great opportunity to show managers your gratitude, but not everyone has had a positive experience with their employer. If you don’t have a boss who appreciates you and respects […]

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Happy Manufacturing Day from Everyone at Penmac!

Happy Manufacturing Day from Everyone at Penmac!

Each year, on the first Friday in October, industries, businesses, and schools come together to celebrate Manufacturing Day. Supported by the National Association of Manufacturers, the Manufacturing Institute, and the Manufacturing Extension Partnership, the day gives manufacturers an opportunity to open their doors to address common misconceptions about manufacturing, connect with future generations about careers […]

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Best Interview Questions to Ask Job Candidates

Best Interview Questions to Ask Job Candidates

Finding the right candidate for your position can been tough. If you’re in HR or if you’re responsible for hiring for open jobs, you know that it can be difficult to find an applicant who meets all of your criteria and is also a good fit for the company. Fortunately, the interview gives you a […]

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Don’t Make These Common Interview Mistakes

Don’t Make These Common Interview Mistakes

If you have an interview scheduled, you’ve probably been preparing and researching what you should do to be successful, but what about those things you should avoid? Read below to see what you can do to make sure you don’t accidentally make some of these common interview mistakes.   Be on the ball. One of […]

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Truck Drivers Keep the Economy Moving!

Truck Drivers Keep the Economy Moving!

Next week (September 10-16th) is National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, a week to honor professional truck drivers for their hard work and dedication. The week is sponsored by the American Trucking Association to encourage individuals to show drivers how much their commitment means. At Penmac Staffing, our Transportation Division is honored to work with exceptional […]

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What Supervisors Can Do to Help Staff Get Along

What Supervisors Can Do to Help Staff Get Along

With the new school year back in full swing and autumn officially starting this month, you might feel like it’s time to make some fresh changes in the office. As much time as most people tend to spend at work, there are bound to be some conflicts or disagreements among staff. People have different communication […]

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Why You Should Consider a Temporary Job

Why You Should Consider a Temporary Job

Have you recently graduated and are looking for work? Or, have you stayed at home to raise a family, but now you’re ready to reenter the workforce? Maybe you’d like to try a career in a new industry. If any of these things sound like you, a temporary assignment or “temp job” might be something […]

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How to Choose Between Two Jobs

How to Choose Between Two Jobs

If you’re in the position of having to choose between multiple job offers, congratulations! Your employment search has paid off! Even though you’re lucky to have options and a potential job lined up, it can still be a tough decision. How do you decide between two opportunities? What things should you consider when making your […]

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How You Can Watch the Eclipse Safely

How You Can Watch the Eclipse Safely

On Monday, August 21st, North America will be able to witness a total solar eclipse. For thousands of years, people have observed this phenomena, and this year many in the U.S. will get that chance! The last time the contiguous U.S. saw a total eclipse was in 1979, and the next total eclipse over the […]

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How You Can Get a Job Promotion!

How You Can Get a Job Promotion!

In school, doing a great job is rewarded with good grades, gold stars, and certificates. At work, it can be a little more complicated. Often, the reward of a job well done is the satisfaction of doing it, the paycheck you bring home, and the knowledge that you’re helping the company. Occasionally, though, it’s nice […]

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