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There are hundreds of good reasons to quit your job. You could be going back to school, moving across the country, or getting a huge pay raise elsewhere. Sometimes though, your reason for quitting is not as obvious or easy to explain. And if you’ve been at your job for a while you may find… Read more »

In a fast-paced industrial work environment, workplace safety is a number one priority. In order to prevent/reduce workplace injuries, it is best practice to maintain a thorough Injury Prevention Plan (IPP). Regardless of company size or industry, all employers should have some sort of structured plan. Confused on where to start? According to OSHA, a… Read more »

Most employers agree that work experience is one of the most important determining factors when hiring an employee. Proof that you can do the job you’re applying for is crucial, but not always the decision-maker.  So what’s the other most important factor? That would be your attitude! You can have the perfect skill set and… Read more »

After twenty years in the staffing industry, we have helped a lot of good people find work. For those twenty years, our focus has been on permanent, long term work. Often times, these positions will require an onsite interview with the potential company. It is our job to best prepare candidates for these interview on… Read more »

The Holidays are a busy time for everyone. Between buying gifts, visiting loved ones, and cooking up a feast the job search often takes a backseat. Many people assume that employers are not hiring during this hectic time, however, many companies are still hiring throughout the month of December! While some industries definitely do slow… Read more »

Writing a resume can seem daunting, especially if you’ve never created one before. Although it isn’t always required, a resume is  very helpful in your job search and can save you time on job applications. Plus, you can post your resume to online job boards and have employers find you- it doesn’t get any easier… Read more »

As a job seeker, there is nothing more frustrating than a bunch of closed doors. The rise of job boards and online recruitment platforms has made it easy to apply to jobs, but what about the rest of the hiring process? Whether you are applying to an employment agency or directly with a company, a recruiter is… Read more »

Picture this: you are interviewing for a new job and despite the typical nerves, its going well! Just as your confidence starts to rise, the dreaded question is asked: ” Why did you leave your last job?” Most interview questions are constructed to better understand you, your experience, and what skills you bring to the… Read more »

Erie, Pennsylvania was founded on industry. Take a drive down West 12th to the area commonly known as the “12th Street Corridor” and you’ll see rows of huge, brick industrial buildings. Each one of these buildings tells the story of over 1,000 people who work in this small cluster of shops and foundries. Across the… Read more »

In this tough labor market, it is more crucial than ever to retain talent. Hiring new staff takes a large toll on company resources. If you have a strong relationship with a reputable employment agency, you may not be contributing to the up-front costs of advertisements and screening. However,  you are investing time to properly train… Read more »