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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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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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Truck Drivers Keep the Economy Moving!

Truck Drivers Keep the Economy Moving!

Next week (September 10-16th) is National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, a week to honor professional truck drivers for their hard work and dedication. The week is sponsored by the American Trucking Association to encourage individuals to show drivers how much their commitment means. At Penmac Staffing, our Transportation Division is honored to work with exceptional […]

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Why You Should Consider a Temporary Job

Why You Should Consider a Temporary Job

Have you recently graduated and are looking for work? Or, have you stayed at home to raise a family, but now you’re ready to reenter the workforce? Maybe you’d like to try a career in a new industry. If any of these things sound like you, a temporary assignment or “temp job” might be something […]

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How to Choose Between Two Jobs

How to Choose Between Two Jobs

If you’re in the position of having to choose between multiple job offers, congratulations! Your employment search has paid off! Even though you’re lucky to have options and a potential job lined up, it can still be a tough decision. How do you decide between two opportunities? What things should you consider when making your […]

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How You Can Watch the Eclipse Safely

How You Can Watch the Eclipse Safely

On Monday, August 21st, North America will be able to witness a total solar eclipse. For thousands of years, people have observed this phenomena, and this year many in the U.S. will get that chance! The last time the contiguous U.S. saw a total eclipse was in 1979, and the next total eclipse over the […]

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How You Can Get a Job Promotion!

How You Can Get a Job Promotion!

In school, doing a great job is rewarded with good grades, gold stars, and certificates. At work, it can be a little more complicated. Often, the reward of a job well done is the satisfaction of doing it, the paycheck you bring home, and the knowledge that you’re helping the company. Occasionally, though, it’s nice […]

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Houston Penmac Office Open for 15 Years

Houston Penmac Office Open for 15 Years

The Penmac Staffing branch in Houston, MO is celebrating its 15th anniversary this year, thanks to the support of the community. Penmac Staffing, a premier provider of human resource solutions, works to find job seekers employment to meet their needs while finding local businesses qualified staff.   The Houston office opened in 2002. Today, Penmac […]

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Four Questions to Ask on Your First Day of Work

Four Questions to Ask on Your First Day of Work

With the first day of school approaching, students are getting excited about starting a new year. If you’ve recently been hired for a new position, you are probably looking forward to your first day as well. Your first day in a new position can be exciting and scary, but one of the easiest ways to […]

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Why Do You Want This Job?

Why Do You Want This Job?

When you get offered an interview, you’re one step closer to getting that job. While exciting, it can also be an intimidating experience. Calm your nerves by preparing and practicing some of the most commonly asked interview questions in advance. One of the toughest, and maybe one of the most important is “Why do you […]

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