New to Manufacturing? Here’s How to Approach Your Interview

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Whether it’s time for a change or you’re just getting started, preparing for a job interview in the manufacturing industry can feel a little intimidating. You might not be sure what to expect or how to prepare, and you want to make a great first impression.  The good news is, you’ve already made a good […]

Your Go-To Guide for Answering the Most Common Interview Questions

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Congratulations! After sending out countless resumes and tweaking your cover letter a dozen or more times, you’ve landed an interview for a job. You’re excited about it and want to do a good job, so naturally, you’re practicing your smile in the mirror, picking out your interview outfit, and doing a little research on the […]

What to Wear to a Light Industrial Interview

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  You submit an updated resume, you passed the phone screen, and it’s time to make your in-person first impression. Professionalism depends on presenting your best self, and half of that comes from your appearance. Not only do you want to show you know what to wear, but you’ll also feel confident dressing the part. […]

The 3 Most Important Traits Not To Overlook in Your Candidates

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  Hiring is never easy. When you’re in the boss’ chair, you know how challenging it can be to locate a pool of great applicants and assess their true potential in a role. Hiring and retaining great workers is a challenge, but doing it right saves you so much time in the long run. To […]

Why Confidence is Key in Any Interview

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  Standing out to an employer requires more than an interesting resume. When you get the call for a job interview, you can get excited about conquering the first obstacle. However, the most important aspect of hiring to most managers is the interview. Whether you’re invited for a phone screen or a panel interview, confidence […]

The Key to Better Hiring is Better Listening: What to Gather in the Interview

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You’ve got a new hire, you provide a thorough orientation, and it’s off to the job site. Then, just one week later, you hear rumors about poor performance. A few more days pass, and your employees are complaining about the new recruit. You’ve invested so much time and energy in this candidate, and they’re not […]

5 Steps to Land the Industry’s Top-Performers

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  If you’re struggling with low performers or turnover, you may be tempted to identify some top performers in your industry. But how do you hire those great candidates? You may be looking at a shallow applicant pool and wondering where the talent is. It’s possible you’re not attracting them! Here are five ways you […]

Prepare for Your Phone Interview with These Tips

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Job seekers that are new to a phone interview may have many misconceptions. There’s a lot of confusing information about interviews, and phone screens can mean even more mixed messages. We’re here to clear things up. Davis Staffing is here to provide the facts and dispel the rumors about phone interviews. Myth: Phone Interviews Aren’t […]

Finding the Needle in the Haystack of Candidates

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Right now, there are more candidates than ever in recent years. Layoffs, furloughs, and firings have left many unemployed or underemployed. It seems like a huge asset, but top hiring managers will tell you it’s also a massive challenge. How can you find a great fit when you’re buried in resumes? Find top talent with […]

The Pros and Cons of Telephone vs. In-Person Interviews

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Employers are looking for someone that can think on their feet and adapt to different situations. To get the job, you’ll need to be prepared for your interview. There are different advantages and disadvantages for a telephone and in-person interview. Whether you’re getting ready for an in-person interview or a phone screen, here’s what you […]