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Look Ahead for 2018

With the New Year everyone is setting new resolutions for their career and job. These resolutions are not always met with the same enthusiasm that was put into dreaming them up. Set a goal this year instead. Goals are more achievable because they rely on implemented strategies that can be achieved in small increments. New… Read More »

How to Find Out If You’re a “Fit”

When it comes to hiring, culture fit is just as important to screen for as skills fit. A candidate who is capable of doing a job may not perform well in your environment, or may disrupt others from doing their jobs well. To ensure a great hire, determine which values you want to see in your… Read More »

3 Reasons You Should Use a Staffing Agency at Your Facility

Managing a business requires focus, determination, and enthusiasm; key ingredients that are essential for creating success. But it also requires a motivated team to act as the backbone and to support the everyday operations. Employees drive a business forward, helping a company reach a facility’s goals and business mission. Creating that team can be difficult… Read More »

Advice You Never Hear

A recent Quora thread, “What are a few pieces of unique career advice that nobody ever mentions?”, offers someting you don’t get everyday: career advice you’ve never heard before.  What follows are five excellent take-aways from that thread gathered by Business Insider.   1. “Understand when people see you check your phone at every call, then don’t answer when they… Read More »

The Value of a Manufacturing Job Today

While the number of manufacturing jobs may have declined over the last century, that doesn’t mean there aren’t still good paying manufacturing jobs available.    Changing Time, Changing Jobs Just as it always has, the kind of work we do changes. Less people farm today than 1,000 years ago and there certainly aren’t many lamplighters… Read More »

Should You Wear a Suit to a Manufacturing Interview? Here is the Answer…

Suits are one of the most highly-recommended attire choices for individuals going through an interview, usually regardless of gender or industry. That being said, many people are unsure what to wear to a manufacturing interview, as this industry environment is often casual in dress and usually lax on dress codes. Depending on the department, a… Read More »

A Branch Moves and a Branch is Added

  A Branch Moves and a Branch is Added Recent changes around the Sentech Services offices mean there should be an update for all of our clients and employees.  In the end months of 2017 we’ve moved our Fort Wayne location and added a branch in Chesterfield, Michigan. Details follow: New Branch in Chesterfield We’re… Read More »

Find the Best Manufacturing Jobs

Here are some quick tips for finding employees! As a manufacturing business owner, you know that your operations can’t run smoothly without the efforts of your entire staff. There are many areas of a manufacturing business that require experienced, motivated employees. Unfortunately, finding these individuals can be challenging due to the competitive nature of this… Read More »

Career Advice from 10 Experts

Thanks to U.S. News 10 career experts share their advice on the decisions you can make to improve your career.    1. Treat Everyone You Meet as a Potential Employer You simply never know who you will meet and it never hurts to think of them as potential networking opportunities to advance your career. This falls… Read More »

Questions to Ask an Interviewer

Going into a job interview can be daunting in itself, let alone having to face that final dreaded inquiry: “So, do you have any questions?” Most people draw a blank at this point, trying to find something to ask in an effort to appear genuinely interested as well as generally intelligent. Candidates should certainly go… Read More »