Why manufacturing could be a huge industry for Gen Z workers

Oct 30, 2019 The manufacturing industry is poised to expand less quickly than previously thought, according to a report from Staffing Industry Analysts in September. According to a recent article, the organization “lowered its forecast for the U.S. industrial staffing segment to 1% expansion in 2019, down from the 4% growth rate projected in April, which…

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Plastics are the new metal?

The other day I was on the phone with a plastics engineer and he was discussing his experience using plastic to replace the metal intake manifolds on car engines. This sparked my curiosity and I questioned him further. He went on to explain that plastics are being designed for use in automobiles to reduce rust…

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Recruitment Technology Increases Demand for Recruiters

The digital landscape and innovative technology have fundamentally changed the way many organizations conduct business. This includes how employers seek out new hires. From artificial intelligence to social media, online job search tools to gamification, these functionalities optimize companies’ ability to attract, engage and nurture candidates for various positions. Most firms are not using these…

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How to Talk to Co-workers About Change

One thing that my company knows a lot about is change. From moving our location, to fighting cancer, divorce and death, we’ve learned to adapt to change. When your company is experiencing change, you may need to talk to your co-workers and other individuals with whom you are close, in order to process what is…

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How to assess candidates with transferable skills, but no industry experience

Employers by and large concur: When it comes to hiring, an ideal candidate is one with experience. However, there’s something else business owners also agree upon – experience isn’t everything, especially when job candidates bring other desirable qualities to the table. According to findings from the 2018 MRINetwork Performance Management Study, close to 80 percent of…

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Leveraging Your Strengths to Maximize Leadership Potential

Leveraging Your Strengths to Maximize Leadership Potential Everyone is born with certain innate talents, capabilities and strengths that make them who they are, many of which are characteristic of leadership. Be it attention to detail, critical thinking, attentiveness, or clearly explaining complicated concepts, there’s no one else quite like you, to paraphrase Fred Rogers. Leveraging…

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Carolina Plastics Recruiters – A Plastics Recruiting Firm that Works WITH You

Carolina Plastics Recruiters, formerly known as Management Recruiters of Person County, has been providing unparalleled service for 20 years. Since 1999 we have been serving clients and candidates in the manufacturing industry with the tools and resources they need. As a Plastics Recruiting Firm committed to continued success, we continually deliver industry-relevant information. With a new…

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Things Bosses Do That Make Employees Stay!

It’s pretty incredible how often you hear managers complaining about their best employees leaving. Here are a few ways to ensure your employees are loyal to the company and you as a manager. Recognize contributions and reward good work. Productivity per hour increases when employees work a reasonable 40 hour work week. Managers need to communicate…

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