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Skills Assessment Tests for Light Industrial Jobs

Light industrial jobs generally require less experience and training than other sectors, but skills assessment tests can be useful to successfully match applicants with the right employment opportunities.

Employers fulfilling light industrial staffing orders, especially those on the most demanding shifts, must pay close attention to details such as common sense problem-solving, ability to function with minimal supervision, and workplace attitudes towards issues such as punctuality, safety and drug use.

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What is Light Industrial?

The most iconic industrial jobs involve heavy equipment and massive footprints in sectors such as aerospace, chemical production, infrastructure construction, machine tool building, mining, oil and gas, shipbuilding, and steel production.

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First Impressions Matter!

When you are interviewing for a new job, you only have one chance to make a first impression. This first impression can make or break your ability to get the job, so it is essential for you to make the most of this important opportunity. Read on to find out why first impressions are important, as well as what you can do to make a good first impression and maximize your chances of getting the position you want.

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Don't Fret the Employment Gap (Too Much)

Thanks to the current COVID-19 pandemic, more people than ever have been out of work for longer periods of time. There are many reasons for this, including having a compromised immune system and being unable to work in a traditional setting, being laid off due to COVID-19 cuts, or needing to stay home with children when schools shut down. Now that there is a vaccine, things are slowly starting to get back to normal, and people who have had a gap in employment are looking for employment.

In the past, it was hard to find a job after having a gap in employment, but that is less of a problem now. Here is what you need to consider if you have an employment gap.

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Workplace Diversity and Inclusion

A lot has been said about diversity and inclusiveness. But it can't be treated as just another box to tick. There are real reasons to value workplace diversity and inclusion — and there's more to support than just being open to it.

Why are Diversity and Inclusiveness Important?

Apart from the obvious social and humanitarian aspects of diversity and inclusion, there are very real business-related reasons to value them. Diversity and inclusiveness fuel innovation. When you welcome everyone to the table, you also welcome all points of view to the table. And these points of view might have radically better and interesting ways of solving problems.

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You Landed the Dream Interview: Now Ask the Right Questions!

All too often job applicants put so much time and effort into landing their dream interview that they forget to prepare for it properly by arming themselves with the right questions to ask.

Heading into your interview with an arsenal of well-thought-out questions is not only key for getting the job offer but can help you decide if you want to work for the company that is hiring.

“You probably already know that an interview isn’t just a chance for the hiring manager to grill you with interview questions – it’s your opportunity to sniff out whether a job is the right fit for you,” says The Muse.

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Employers Must Fill Gaps as Record Number of Workers Quit Their Jobs

Employers tasked with recovering from the economic blows of the COVID-19 pandemic are faced with the tightest labor market in memory with a record number of Americans quitting their jobs in August.

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics “Job Openings and Labor Turnover Summary” released on Oct. 12, 2021, showed a record 4.3 million voluntary left their jobs in August, up from 4 million that quit their jobs in July.

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