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Is a Job in Manufacturing for You?

Is a Job in Manufacturing for You?

Many new graduates will be spending the upcoming summer considering their future plans. Will they continue with school? Get a job? What kind of career are they interested in? Often, it seems like the mainstream opinion promotes higher education and careers in fields like medicine, business, and technology. But the truth is, a four-year degree […]

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What do you want to be when you grow up?

What do you want to be when you grow up?

What do you want to be when you grow up?” is a question many kids get asked, but it becomes even more relevant this time of year as we enter into graduation season. It isn’t just graduates who are having to consider their future, either; many adults aren’t sure what field they want to pursue. […]

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It Pays to Graduate!

It Pays to Graduate!

Each May after graduation season, more job seekers enter the workforce. If you’re among those looking for work, make sure you have the necessary tools to successfully get hired. One of the main parts of making sure you stay competitive in the job market is your education. Obtaining your high school diploma or equivalent will […]

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“Let’s Play the Quiet Game,” and Other Things Moms Say

“Let’s Play the Quiet Game,” and Other Things Moms Say

This Sunday, mothers will be celebrating their special day with flowers, breakfast-in-bed, hand drawn cards, and all sorts of special treats. We thought we would celebrate this Mother’s Day by drawing workplace wisdom from some of the most frequently heard motherly advice. You’ve probably heard a mom say these phrases at some point or another, […]

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Job Interview Tips That Will Get You Hired

Job Interview Tips That Will Get You Hired

Looking for a job can be hard, but if you are offered an interview, you want to use this opportunity to showcase your skills. From the moment you get an invitation to meet with a potential employer, you should communicate professionally.   Before the Interview When a potential employer calls to invite you for an […]

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Do You Feel Like Nobody’s Listening?

Do You Feel Like Nobody’s Listening?

Author Mark Twain said, “If we were supposed to talk more than we listen, we would have two tongues and one ear.” Twain would probably not be surprised at the fact that the average U.S. adult only has an attention span of about eight seconds. That number has actually gone down from 12 seconds since […]

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How do you Know if Your On-the-Job Training Worked?

How do you Know if Your On-the-Job Training Worked?

Do you have an employee who is reliable and dedicated, but somehow can’t seem to get things just right? Or, maybe you’re ready to hire but can’t find the staff with just the right skills. If this sounds familiar, you might consider trying on-the-job training at your company. What better way to make sure your […]

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How On-the-Job Training Can Help Your Business

How On-the-Job Training Can Help Your Business

Have you been having trouble finding candidates to fill your positions? Or, maybe you’ve hired new staff, only to find they’re not a good fit? If this sounds like something you’ve experienced, consider on-the-job training. On-the-job training is exactly what it sounds like—teaching your staff the skills necessary to be successful at their jobs, while […]

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5 Myths About Working for Staffing Companies

5 Myths About Working for Staffing Companies

This Friday is April Fool’s Day, a day to watch out for practical jokes and workplace pranks. While most jokes are lighthearted and fun, when it comes to work, you don’t want to be fooled. Unfortunately, many job seekers have some misconceptions about the staffing industry. Read below to learn more about how staffing really […]

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Spring into Action to get a Job this Season.

Spring into Action to get a Job this Season.

Grass is turning green, the trees are starting to bud, and flowers are blooming—spring is officially here. It’s a great time of year to make a fresh start, whether you’re looking for a job, or changing to a new career. At Penmac, we think finding work is a bit like a favorite springtime activity—gardening—it might […]

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