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Looking for a skilled trade job? A great resume may be just what you need to tip the scales in your favor and beat out the competition to the best jobs. Here are a few helpful tips that can help you impress on paper and win the interview and – hopefully – the job. Keep… Read more »

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The success of your construction projects depends, to a large degree, on the quality of people you hire. Finding the best people isn’t always easy. They are in demand, probably already working and can take their pick of who to work for. Here are some tips that will help you to identify the best people,… Read more »

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Impressing an interviewer is all about showing them that hiring you will make their job easier. Managers want to hire people who are already trained – or easy to train – reliable and hard working. Your job in the interview is to convince the hiring manager that you have all these qualities. How can you… Read more »

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Working as a cement mason can be a great job for people who are good with equipment, can solve problems, and know how to stick to a schedule. The first step to get a cement mason job is to understand what they do and what skills you need to be successful. What Do Cement Masons… Read more »

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As the economy continues to turn around, new constructions are on the rise and skilled tradesman are in high demand. On top of that, many of the baby boomer generation are eyeing retirement, making this the perfect time to consider a career in skilled trades. If you’re looking for an enjoyable career with huge employment… Read more »

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You nailed the application and wowed them with your resume. Now it’s time to interview. This is your chance to convince them you have what it takes to join their team—or to completely ruin your chances. Just having the experience a company needs isn’t enough to land a job. You need to prove you have… Read more »

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You have all the training. You’ve been through all the required workshops. You’re the perfect candidate. On paper, everything says you should be able to walk into this new position and hit the ground running, but for some reason you find yourself struggling. What’s going on? It’s not you. Everyone struggles with a new job,… Read more »

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When hiring a new light industrial employee, it’s not enough to simply find someone with the right qualifications. You need an honest candidate, one you can trust to be a valuable member of your team. When you’re interviewing for a new position, try these steps to test whether or not the candidate is trustworthy. Use… Read more »

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Let’s face it, no one likes job hunting. It’s time consuming. It’s stressful. And, at times, it can be downright disheartening. Even if you’re one of the rare few who enjoy the search, there’s only so much you can do on your own. Fortunately, a qualified staffing firm can take some of the pressure off… Read more »

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Hiring a new employee takes time, and sometimes you can’t wait to fill those position. When you get a major order with a tight deadline, you need extra hands fast. When someone quits suddenly, or needs to take unexpected leave, it can put you in a real pinch. If you find yourself in a situation… Read more »