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The best city of Chicago jobs are in demand, so when opportunity strikes, you have to seize the moment. Whether you’re actively or passively seeking new opportunities, you always need to have an elevator pitch prepared that perfectly emphasizes your extensive skills and experience. When you’re at networking events, job fairs or literally in an… Read more »

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As a responsible employer, safety is your number one concern. You provide all the right personal protective equipment, and otherwise take great strides to shield your team from worksite hazards, because you want everyone to end their shift happy and healthy. Despite your best efforts, sometimes there’s a bit of a gray area when it… Read more »

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In the past, you were likely flooded with applications from seriously talented candidates as soon as you posted an opening on your team, but the tides have changed. As of June 2018, the unemployment rate was just 4%, meaning it’s a job seeker’s market. As manufacturing recruiters in Chicago, Premium Staffing, Inc. knows how top… Read more »

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Business is better than ever, so you need to hire more engineers to keep up with the volume of work. Right now, you’re probably feeling simultaneously excited and terrified, as expanding your team is a really big move. There’s no need to fret, because Premium Staffing, Inc. — the best engineering recruiters in Chicago —… Read more »

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Searching for city of Chicago engineering jobs can be a challenge during the summer months. Many people use a lot of vacation time during the warmest season of the year, which can seriously delay the hiring process. Don’t panic if you haven’t seen many new job postings lately or have been waiting longer than normal… Read more »

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Job interviews can rattle even the most confident candidates, but if you’re looking for engineering contract work in Chicago — or a direct hire opportunity — you have to shine. If you’re a nervous wreck, you can’t put your best self forward, so you need to get it together. Unless you have superpowers, you probably… Read more »

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When you entire a new job site, you never know what you’ll find. OSHA hard hat rules may or may not mandate the use of head protection, but that’s not your only concern. The types of hazards most often noted for hazardous waste sites are comparable to those on construction sites, according to the Occupational… Read more »

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Once upon a time, managers gave employees structured feedback once a year during their annual review. This format worked for decades, but it’s heading out of style fast. The growing number of millennials in the workforce is likely linked to the rising importance of microfeedback. These young workers have been the largest generation in the… Read more »

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Working in the construction industry is fun and rewarding, but it can also be dangerous if proper safety precautions aren’t followed. More than 800 construction workers die on the job each year and falls are the leading cause of death in this sector, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. The importance of gaining… Read more »

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You spend all day with your colleagues, so you want to get to know them better. The problem is, creating meaningful conversations at work, can be a challenge. When you’re laser-focused on the job at hand, it’s hard to switch gears. Thankfully, it’s actually not that difficult to develop personal relationships with your co-workers. If… Read more »