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Searching for a job can be a lot of work for one person. Add in any pressure to get that new job as soon as possible and the task can easily become overwhelming. By turning to a staffing firm like Action Group, you gain an entire team of skilled professionals that are motivated to help… Read more »

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Job postings aren’t legal documents, they’re advertisements, and as such – you shouldn’t avoid applying for any particular job just because you don’t meet every single “required” skill that is listed. Hiring managers write job descriptions intended to both lure qualified people to apply and fend off those who don’t have the skills and experience… Read more »

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It might be hard to believe sometimes, but people who conduct job interviews want you to perform well in them. However, while they are rooting for you – they’re also rooting for every other candidate they sit down with. Furthermore, interviewers must take a sink-or-swim approach to their interviewees because if they get the hiring… Read more »

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Since they might be out the door at the drop of a hat, temporary workers unfortunately don’t get the same welcome wagon that permanent hires receive. In fairness, it’s human nature not to get attached to someone who you may never see again, and all too often temporary workers get little more than a handshake… Read more »

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We’ve all heard it before, you only get one chance to make a first impression.  Like it or not, a first impression can end up being the make-or-break factor when it comes to choosing between you and another candidate. That being said, it’s important to dress properly for a manufacturing interview. Most people will say… Read more »

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Job searching while being employed is tricky. However, it’s actually pretty common. According to a recent survey by the staffing company Accountemps, approximately 73 percent of workers don’t have an issue with searching for a new job before leaving their current employer. Workers who look for a new job while still employed have the best… Read more »

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Changing careers is a tough thing to do, but it isn’t impossible! First and foremost, realize the change isn’t going to happen overnight. Once you have embraced the notion it will take some time, draw up a strategy that includes reframing your ‘professional brand,’ a lot of networking and a constant evaluation of your efforts…. Read more »

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Did a dream job become available at your company you’d love to apply for? When throwing your hat in the ring for a job opening at your employer, there’s a good chance you’ll at least get the courtesy of an in-house interview. Your employer may already have a very good sense of your abilities and… Read more »

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Research has shown that about one-third of workers in the U.S. get less than six hours of sleep per night, and the result is chronic fatigue. The decision to go without enough sleep affects a person’s capacity carry out work safely. Tired employees have diminished motor skills and reaction time, which is particularly dangerous for… Read more »

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Job seeking is about more than just applying to jobs you’re qualified for and impressing hiring personnel in the interviews – you also have to make sure any job offer you accept includes a compensation package that meets your needs. Discussing compensation can be nerve-wracking, and you may be concerned about turning off the company… Read more »