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Five Reasons We’re Grateful for You!

Five Reasons We’re Grateful for You!

This time of year gives us a great opportunity to pause and reflect on the things in our life we’re grateful for. Here at Penmac Staffing, we’re grateful for the opportunity to work in local communities every day. We love working with such dedicated employees—read more about why we think our team is so awesome […]

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Stop Bad Work Habits Cold Turkey

Stop Bad Work Habits Cold Turkey

At Penmac, the workplace is never far from mind, even on the holidays. As Thanksgiving approaches, you might be getting ready for family gatherings and a delicious meal, but it’s never a bad time to also think about how you can be a better employee. Read below to see if you have any of these […]

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Job Search Tips for Veterans

Job Search Tips for Veterans

This Saturday, November 11 is Veterans Day, a time set aside to honor both active and retired military. At Penmac, we are grateful for those who serve the country. As a staffing agency, we understand that reentering the workforce can be an overwhelming task, but we try to ease that transition both for veterans, and […]

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Four Ways to Improve Your Attendance

Four Ways to Improve Your Attendance

This Sunday, November 5 daylight saving time ends, meaning clocks will “fall” back an hour. With shorter days, colder temperatures, and the anticipation of holidays, many employees start to feel less motivated at work. This time of year also usually marks the beginning of cold and flu season. All of these factors contribute to more […]

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Be Scared if You See These Traits in Job Candidates

Be Scared if You See These Traits in Job Candidates

Choosing the right candidate for a position can be a difficult task. You may get recommendations from colleagues and impressive resumes, but how can you know for sure that the person is as good as they look on paper? This Halloween season, don’t be fooled by the masks some people put on; learn how to […]

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Happy Employee-Ownership Month!

Happy Employee-Ownership Month!

As the second largest majority Employee-Owned Company in the nation, Penmac Staffing is excited to celebrate Employee-Ownership Month throughout October. According to the National Center for Employee Ownership (NCEO), Penmac ranked as the number one largest company that is 100% employee-owned, with 24,470 employees. In 2017, the top 100 employee-owned companies employ 615,000 people. To […]

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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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