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The most relaxed season of the year is coming to an end, so it’s time to have some fun with your team. As one of the leading recruitment firms in Chicago, Premium Staffing, Inc. firmly believes team activities are an essential bonding experience. Spending time away from the office together allows employees to get to… Read more »

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You’ve been in your current assignment for awhile now, and you’re really happy. The work itself is great and you really enjoy your colleagues. Unfortunately, your contract is about to end, but you’re hoping to extend it.  Talking to your boss about a contract extension might feel intimidating, but you can do it. Here’s some advice… Read more »

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Searching for a new job is a very time-consuming activity, so you might be tempted to cut corners and skip writing cover letters — especially if submitting one is optional. While this might save you time, it won’t get you hired.   A cover letter is another chance to sell yourself to the hiring manager. Passing up this opportunity… Read more »

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You take care to hire talented employees with a strong work ethic, but lately, you’ve been feeling like they aren’t realizing their potential. This would probably be a lot easier to figure out if it was just one or two people, but the drop in productivity has been a team effort.  The lighting in your warehouse probably isn’t… Read more »

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Being the boss of a manufacturing company is a very rewarding position, but it comes with a lot of weight. Every move you make impacts both individual employees and the company as a whole. This is something you take very seriously. Part of being an outstanding leader is doing your best to stay informed. Here’s… Read more »

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Job sites are a rewarding place to work, but they come with a number of safety risks. You already know the importance of wearing the right personal protective equipment, but you might not realize this also involves footwear. It doesn’t matter if you typically work in an office and are just visiting the job site… Read more »

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There’s no better time for a fresh start than a new year. Now that 2019 has officially arrived, you’re finally ready to launch your job search — but first, you need to improve your resume. Considering it’s the first impression you’ll make on a hiring manager, it’s important to put plenty of time and effort… Read more »

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Networking is a great way to find new engineering jobs in Chicago, but it can be very time-consuming. If you don’t have a ton of time to network, you might be feeling discouraged, because you’re afraid you’ll never be able to find your dream job. Thankfully, this isn’t the case. You can absolutely still land… Read more »

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It’s hard to believe 2017 is almost over, but what a year it’s been! Now that the new year is upon us, it’s time to start thinking about what’s in store for you in the next 12 months. If you’re thinking about searching for new Chicago engineering jobs, now is a great time to start… 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 »