Are Manufacturing Jobs on the Rise?

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) recently released its job numbers for January. While unemployment was slightly higher overall throughout the country, several industries bucked the trend, including manufacturing. Manufacturing by the Numbers According to the BLS, the manufacturing sector added 13,000 new jobs in January. Manufacturing of durable goods saw the most job… Read More »

Toolbox Talk: Preventing Forklift Accidents

  Forklift accidents cause nearly 100,000 injuries per year in U.S. workplaces, according to the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA). With about 850,000 forklifts currently in use nationwide, this means that 11 percent of forklifts will be involved in an accident on average. Workers who operate forklifts and those who work near forklifts must… Read More »

What to Look for When Hiring Skilled Trade Workers

  Hiring in the skilled trades has become increasingly competitive. Whether you’re looking for a qualified electrician, machinist or welder, locating the right candidates has become more difficult throughout the U.S. and the rest of the world. Despite the competition, however, your company doesn’t have to settle for mediocre candidates. Instead, companies can adjust their… Read More »

Do You Have the Expertise to Work in Manufacturing?

  Manufacturing remains one of the cornerstones of the U.S. economy, and many manufacturers are struggling to find the dedicated professional workforce they need. If you’ve ever considered a career in manufacturing, here’s what you need to know. What Do Manufacturing Workers Do? Manufacturing is a highly diverse field that encompasses dozens or even hundreds… Read More »

Looking for a Job in South Dallas? Here’s the Secret to Finding a Great Position

If you’re looking for a job in South Dallas, you may feel a bit overwhelmed at the employers and openings available. Plenty of companies are looking for candidates, but which company offers you work you’ll really love and a chance to achieve your career goals? Fortunately, there’s an easy way to cut through the chatter… Read More »

Onboarding New Staff? Follow These Tips!

Bringing a new staff member on board is a crucial time for their success and the success of your team. You want the new hire to get up to speed quickly, but you risk overloading them with information if you throw them “in the deep end” too quickly. For an effective onboarding process, keep these… Read More »

5 Advantages of Hiring Temp to Perm Job Candidates

You need someone to help your existing team, but you’re uncertain about bringing a new person into the carefully balanced mix of personalities and skills you’ve already built. Or you’re uncertain whether you really have enough work to keep a new hire busy. Sound familiar? Fortunately, there’s a solution that offers the best of both… Read More »