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Worksites are filled with hazards, and many are a direct risk to the feet. In fact, thousands of workers sustain foot injuries each year that range in severity from leaving them temporarily unable to work — at best — to permanently disabling them. In 2015 alone, 53,530 private, state and local government workers sustained a… Read more »

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The U.S. economy is currently booming. In Sept. 2017, the unemployment rate dropped to 4.2% — the lowest it’s been in more than 10 years. This is great in many aspects, but hiring is not one of them. Finding top engineers in Chicago is always a challenge, but it can feel nearly impossible when there… Read more »

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Hiring a new employee for your team is a major undertaking. Not only do you have to attract the right person, you also need to get them to apply in the first place. You’ll put several screening measures in place to help you choose the best candidate, but your actions also contribute to this process… Read more »

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Described as one of the most comprehensive engineering fields, mechanical engineers design and oversee the manufacturing process of everything from batteries to medical equipment. In this type of role, you’ll be researching, designing, building, developing and testing mechanical and thermal sensors and devices, but more on that later. Whether you’re already a mechanical engineer or… Read more »

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Hopefully an emergency will never happen at your workplace, but it’s always better to be safe than sorry. The Occupational Safety and Health Association has established exit route requirements for employers to follow, to make sure employees have a safe way out of the building in case of emergency. OSHA has put many mandates in… Read more »

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Up until this point in your life, you’ve taken a certain approach to learning, but that doesn’t mean you can’t try something new. If your tried-and-true strategies aren’t producing the outcomes you’d like, it’s time for a change. As the top engineering and manufacturing staffing support in Chicago, Premium Staffing, Inc. has seen many talented… Read more »

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Your company has a lot of great things going on right now, but savvy business leaders understand the importance of always having one eye on the future. Innovation is necessary to realize long-term success, so keeping up with industry trends is a must. As one of the top hiring solutions in Chicago, IL, Premium Staffing,… Read more »

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If you’re like most people, you probably don’t put much thought into your next job until you’re ready to exit your existing one. While a common strategy, this typically isn’t the most effective approach, because timing is everything in a job search. The right opportunity might come along when you’re gainfully employed, so you have… Read more »

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Some workplaces are much more stressful than others, and unfortunately that can bring out the worst in certain employees. People handle stress differently, as some are able to let it roll off their back, while others internalize the pressure until they snap. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration — OSHA — urges employers to realize… Read more »

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LinkedIn has more than 500 million members worldwide, so there’s a good chance you have a profile on the site, as well as most — or likely even all — of your employees. Since the world’s largest professional network has so many members, it has become a popular hiring platform. As one of the leading… Read more »