Category: Job Seeker

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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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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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Penmac Names New Manager of Fort Smith Branch

Penmac Names New Manager of Fort Smith Branch

Penmac Staffing has named Troy Yonker as the new Branch Manager of the Penmac Staffing office in Fort Smith, AR. Yonker started working with the Penmac branch in West Plains, MO in 2012. Over the last three years, Yonker has grown with the company—starting as a part-time Office Assistant, moving into a role as Staffing Specialist, […]

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