2 Million Unfilled Manufacturing Positions: How to Overcome the Labor Shortage

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American businesses are facing a critical labor shortage with workforce participation remaining below pre-pandemic levels. According to the US Chamber of Commerce, we are missing 1.7 million Americans from the workforce compared to February of 2020. This shortage, however, is not spread equally across industries. Per the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, as of February… Read more »

Employers Increase Satisfaction and Improve Workforce Results by Providing a Living Wage

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For years, the standard practice for establishing pay rate has been a large-scale, qualitative process based on “competitive pay” (comparative to other equivalent corporations), “fair pay” (again, based on market competition and local expectation), and the even more nebulous “good pay.” But recently, more and more organizations are recognizing the concept of “living wage”—that is,… Read more »

Finding Top-Notch Quality Assurance Candidates to Ensure Excellence in Production 

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  Quality assurance (QA) plays a pivotal role in ensuring the seamless function of production processes. It guarantees that products meet rigorous standards, adhere to regulatory requirements, and ultimately satisfy customer expectations. From preventing defects to enhancing efficiency, the QA team is indispensable in achieving excellence in production—the success of any production facility hinges on… Read more »

What to Wear to a Warehouse Interview: Dos and Don’ts

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When it comes to job interviews, first impressions can make all the difference. And dressing appropriately plays a considerable role in making that impression a positive one.   Research has shown that it can take less than a second for a person to form an opinion of you based on your physical appearance, body language,… Read more »

Smart Job Searching: How ChatGPT Can Help You Land Your Dream Job

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In today’s competitive job market, standing out from the crowd is step #1 to secure your dream job. But finding the perfect job goes beyond competing with other applicants—it’s about strategically positioning yourself as the ideal candidate and leveraging every available resource. So, how can you gain that extra advantage that sets you apart?  Enter:… Read more »

In-Demand Opportunities With Action Group: Hot Jobs in Manufacturing and Warehousing

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Amidst technological innovations and shifting market needs in the professional world, two sectors remain particularly resilient: manufacturing and warehousing. These industries present not just job openings but a rich tapestry of career pathways, filled with potential, learning curves and leadership opportunities.  Every position within these sectors tells a story of dedication, skill and innovation. From… Read more »

Finding Your Perfect Fit: How a Staffing Company Can Fast-Track Your Hiring Process

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Finding the right talent is not only crucial, but also highly challenging for organizations operating in the fast-paced and competitive industries of food packaging and bottling, manufacturing and assembly, and warehouse and distribution.   The hiring process often entails significant investments of time, resources and effort—especially if you plan to tackle it all yourself on top… Read more »