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Springfield Public Schools Names Penmac Education Staffing to Provide Substitute Services

Springfield Public Schools Names  Penmac Education Staffing to Provide Substitute Services

The Springfield Public Schools Board of Education recently voted to approve Penmac Education Staffing as the third-party service provider for substitute services for the 2017-2018 school year.   Penmac Staffing Services, Inc., the nation’s largest employee-owned staffing company, opened offices in Springfield, MO in 1988, and has since grown to 33 offices in 8 states. […]

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How do Moms Navigate the Work-Life Balance?

How do Moms Navigate the Work-Life Balance?

With Mother’s Day approaching, it’s a great week to honor moms and the work they do—not just in raising their families, but in the workforce. It can be tricky navigating the balance between the two. At Penmac, we’re here to help. If you’re a mom or soon-to-be mom, read below for some answers to some […]

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5 Things School Doesn’t Teach You About Work

5 Things School Doesn’t Teach You About Work

With graduation season approaching, many students are about to embark on their first post-school job. While school teaches you a lot, there still might be some surprises as you enter the workforce. It’s no longer about simply getting good grades; your job performance matters.   You don’t have as much time off. In school, you […]

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How to Deal with Difficult Coworkers

How to Deal with Difficult Coworkers

At some point, you’ve probably had to deal with a difficult coworker—maybe someone who is overly negative, nosy, or overconfident. While it’s impossible to completely avoid these employees, there are things you can do to help you cope. If you’re working with someone who thinks he knows everything, what should you do? Or what if […]

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Five Things You Can Do to Reduce Stress

Five Things You Can Do to Reduce Stress

It doesn’t matter where you work, you’re likely to encounter stress at some point. Both office and manufacturing settings can create stressors for employees. If you work in an office job, you might be overwhelmed with emails and phone calls. Often, interruptions are a problem when you’re trying to complete a specific task. Or, manufacturing […]

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Find a Job in Ten Steps!

Find a Job in Ten Steps!

There’s lots of advice out there for job seekers who are looking for work, but it can feel overwhelming. At Penmac, it’s our job to simplify this process for you. Read below for ten steps that can help you find a position that’s right for you.   Decide what kind of job you want. The […]

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Don’t Let Your Job Application Disqualify You

Don’t Let Your Job Application Disqualify You

Many job seekers may be tempted to misrepresent information on their resume or job application, but the truth is, this only hurts your chances of employment. Hiring managers will not be fooled, and do not take kindly to being tricked, even on April Fool’s Day. Read below to learn more about what is and isn’t […]

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Spring into Action with Your Job Search

Spring into Action with Your Job Search

As spring approaches next week, the warmer weather and blooming flowers might make you feel more energized. Looking for a job can sometimes be frustrating, but there are some things you can do to make sure you’re being proactive in your search. What does it mean to be proactive in your job search? Proactive job […]

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