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Gear Up for Manufacturing Day!

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Gear Up for Manufacturing Day!

Each fall, just as the leaves start to change and the weather cools, businesses come together to promote and celebrate the manufacturing industry on National Manufacturing Day. Penmac Staffing has the opportunity to work with local manufacturers across the nation, and knows the important role they fill in our communities and our economies. This week is […]

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How Social Media Can Make or Break Your Job Search

How Social Media Can Make or Break Your Job Search

As you look for employment, consider what your social media accounts are saying about you. More and more businesses are using social media platforms, such as Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter, as a way to recruit job applicants and research prospective candidates. Keep in mind that potential employers can see pictures, comments, and other updates that […]

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Penmac President Paula Adams Receives Staffing Honor

Penmac President Paula Adams Receives Staffing Honor

For the first time in its 25-year history, Staffing Industry Analysts compiled a global list of women executives in staffing who are the industry’s best and brightest—The Global 100: Women in Staffing. Penmac President Paula Adams was chosen as one of the top 50 women in the staffing industry in the nation. Women on this […]

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Body Language Can Speak Volumes

Body Language Can Speak Volumes

Whether or not you realize it, you communicate with more than words. When looking for employment, it is important to pay attention to your body language and the gestures you make. There are several things you should keep in mind regarding effective communication during interviews, speaking to potential employers, and in other professional situations.   […]

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Are Happy Employees More Productive?

Are Happy Employees More Productive?

The Labor Day holiday is a great time to show your employees how much you appreciate them. Motivating your staff, and looking for ways to increase their happiness can actually make your business more successful. Studies show that happiness can boost employee productivity by 10%! Motivated employees are essential to successful business. A critical part […]

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Strike the Right Note With Your Next Cover Letter

Strike the Right Note With Your Next Cover Letter

Knowing how to write an effective cover letter can be an important part of job hunting. As employers review applications and resumes, a well-written cover letter can set you apart from other candidates with similar skill sets and experiences. When writing a cover letter, there are a few simple tips to keep in mind.   […]

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Should You Include Temp Work on a Resume?

Should You Include Temp Work on a Resume?

Writing a resume can be tricky—How do you organize past experiences? What is the best way to explain your work history? If you’ve worked in temp positions, you might be even more confused. Should you include these short-term jobs on your resume? How do you list them? At Penmac, we know the job search process […]

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How You Can Make the Grade at Your New Job

How You Can Make the Grade at Your New Job

Kids are returning to school, nervous and excited about their first day back. Starting a new job can bring some of the same feelings. Starting a new position at a new place can be intimidating, but it can also be rewarding. To be successful on your first day of work, there are a few things […]

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8 Tips to Improve Your Memory

8 Tips to Improve Your Memory

It’s hard to keep track of everything at work—you might forget a password, misplace a tool, or forget to return that phone call. Don’t you wish there was a way to improve your memory? While there isn’t one magic solution, there are some things you can do to help you remember things more easily. These […]

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Do Job Interviews Make Your Head Spin?

Do Job Interviews Make Your Head Spin?

County fairs are in full swing! Kids are squeezing some last-minute fun into their summer vacations—going to the fair to enjoy tasty treats, good music, and daring rides. Many of us have childhood memories of standing in line for a ride that looks both fun and intimidating, but somehow we work up the nerve to […]

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