5 Tips to Improve Interviewing Etiquette

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Of course you’ve heard the expression, “You never get a second chance to make a first impression.” Etiquette is not just for your grandmother’s generation: your manners and people skills can make the difference between losing out or moving on to level 2 of the hiring process. Here are 5 tips to help you move… Read more »

The Cost of Understaffing in the Manufacturing Industry

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Understaffing might seem like the best solution to cut expenses for the quarter. You may think you’re saving money by paying fewer people, but having too few employees limits your ability to serve current customers and grow your business. Understaffing is bound to have a negative impact in the long run. How?   It Will… Read more »

The Importance of Being WRC-Certified in the Manufacturing Industry

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There are hundreds of staffing companies that specialize in finding employees for the manufacturing industry. But because safety and risk management are so important in this field, the American Staffing Association and Risk Control Services established Workers’ Compensation Risk Certification (WRC), the industry standard of operational excellence in these areas. To earn the elite WRC… Read more »

Staffing in Iowa: How to Choose a Staffing Firm That Provides Value

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If you’ve never worked with a staffing firm before, you may be tempted to choose one based on price. But this is one of those times when “you get what you pay for” is true. You need to look at a staffing firm’s overall offerings and determine what value they bring to the table—your table…. Read more »