Category: Job Seeker

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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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What Vacations can Teach You about Work

What Vacations can Teach You about Work

Summer is a time for vacations. Whether you’re headed to the beach, visiting relatives, or staying close to home, your vacation could offer you some wisdom you could use when you return to the workplace. Just as you must make reservations, pack, and travel to your destination before enjoying your relaxing break, you must also […]

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Penmac Ranked Among Nation’s Largest Staffing Firms

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Penmac Ranked Among Nation’s Largest Staffing Firms

Staffing Industry Analysts, an independent global advisor on contingent work, recently released its annual list of largest U.S. staffing firms, which included 122 staffing firms with revenue more than $100 million. According to the American Staffing Association, there are approximately 17,000 staffing and recruiting companies in the nation, meaning businesses that appeared on the Staffing […]

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Why Blue Collar Workers Can Earn More Green

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Why Blue Collar Workers Can Earn More Green

Do you enjoy the satisfaction of creating a tangible product? Do you prefer working in an active environment? If so, you’re in good company. The manufacturing sector makes up nearly 9% of total employment in the United States, providing jobs for 12 million workers. While many schools emphasize college degrees and professional careers, blue-collar workers […]

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This Land is Your Land.

This Land is Your Land.

The Fourth of July is a time to celebrate the place we call home. Penmac employees live and work across nine states in the nation, and we wanted to take a moment to honor the many Penmac locations. Each town and city provides Penmac with an opportunity to be a part of the local community. […]

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How You Can Turn Temp Work into A Career

How You Can Turn Temp Work into A Career

When you think of a temp agency, you might think just that—temporary, but at Penmac Staffing, we have had numerous associates find success in long-term careers over the years. Among them, former Penmac associate Allan Gaddis, who went from working a temp-to hire position in Marshfield to being in charge of opening a new production […]

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Father Knows Best

Father Knows Best

With Father’s Day approaching, we thought it would be a perfect time to learn from fatherly wisdom. Most of us have heard these “daddisms” at some point, but have you ever wondered if there was a deeper meaning behind your father’s words? Read these common sayings to learn how dad’s lessons can help you find […]

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Show me the Money!

Show me the Money!

“How do temp agencies make money?” “Do I have to pay a fee to work for a staffing company?” “Why don’t I make more money?” You might have been wondering these things yourself. At Penmac Staffing, we hear these questions a lot, so we thought we would take the opportunity to talk about how staffing […]

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Can I Get a Job Without a GED?

Can I Get a Job Without a GED?

Caps and gowns, diplomas—May is the season for graduations, but not everyone follows the traditional route to education. If you didn’t graduate high school, you might be wondering what your options are. Should you return to school? Study to take the GED (or high school equivalency test in your area)? Or, is it possible to […]

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