Category: Employer

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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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How to Have Awkward Conversations with Employees

How to Have Awkward Conversations with Employees

There’s an employee in your office who wears too much perfume. Or worse, there’s an employee in your office who doesn’t wear enough deodorant. Or, maybe you’ve got staff who wear flip flops to construction sites. You might have a worker who chews with his mouth open during business lunches or who talks loudly on […]

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Why You Should Use Your Vacation Days

Why You Should Use Your Vacation Days

Kids are out of school and the weather is quickly warming up! For many, summer indicates vacation season, yet a lot of American workers don’t use all of their vacation days. Some employees feel like they can’t take time off of work because they are too busy, or because they don’t believe that coworkers will […]

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How to Give a Good Job Recommendation

How to Give a Good Job Recommendation

Has someone asked you to be a reference? If someone you know is looking for work and asked you to provide a job reference, take a few moments to consider before agreeing to give a recommendation. Do you know the person well? Have you worked with them in a professional capacity? Do you have positive […]

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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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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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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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