Growing Manufacturing Job Openings in the United States

Contrary to popular opinion, not all companies are shipping manufacturing jobs to other countries. In fact, recent trends indicate that a number of companies are either opting to keep manufacturing jobs in the United States and/or are reshoring jobs that were shipped abroad in years past. Following are some tips for obtaining one of the many jobs that are now available in this sector.

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Aptitude vs. Competency: Do You Have Them Both?

Requirements in the job market are no longer as simple as they used to be. The candidate that has the most experience is no longer a shoe-in for the job. Nowadays, candidates must have aptitude and competency along with other qualifying factors. Aptitude and competency are not the same nor are they interchangeable in any way.

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What to Do if You Have to Work on a Holiday

It’s that time of year again: the holidays are here, and from Thanksgiving through New Year’s Eve, office workers will have a lot of time off, right? Well, what if you’re in a job that does business through the holidays and you’re asked to work? Or what if you tried to get vacation time off for the holidays and you were denied? What do you do if you must work for Thanksgiving, Christmas, or New Year’s Eve?

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