The Most In-Demand Skill Sets

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For workers who are just starting out, those who are changing careers, or those who are looking to grow in their current position, technical skills are paramount. Your own career aspirations are an important factor when it comes to gaining new skills, but which ones are employers looking for? Below is a list of several… Read more »

Using AI for Employee Background Checks

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Expediting background checks is one of the many ways that artificial intelligence (AI) can assist employers during the hiring process. Given that the technology is relatively new to most companies, however, it’s important to understand its capabilities and where a human may still need to fill in.  The advantages to using AI for background checks… Read more »

How to List Technical Skills on Your Resume

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Anytime you submit your resume for an open position, it’s safe to say you aren’t the only one applying. A strong e-mail introduction is one way to stand out, but what about your resume itself?  In light industrial sectors, one of the most important areas of your resume will be your technical skills. This is… Read more »

What to Do When a Candidate Doesn’t Show

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It’s something that every prospective employer dreads. You carve time out of your busy workday to interview a potential new hire for a position that your company needs filled, and the person you’re set to interview doesn’t show up. This can be an extremely frustrating situation, and unfortunately, it’s not uncommon.  So if you find… Read more »

Fastest Growing Manufacturing Job Sectors

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When you’re deciding on a career path, a lot of factors will come into play. What is your educational or training background? What do you enjoy doing? What kind of advancement opportunities are there? While these are all important questions to ask, another consideration should be what kind of growth you can expect not just for… Read more »

Choosing Sites to Post a Job

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Gone are the days of classified ads. When you need to hire a new employee, the process will happen almost exclusively online. Job posting sites have proliferated over the last two decades, making it easier than ever to reach a wider applicant pool than ever before. With so many options, however, it can be daunting… Read more »

Job Interview Do’s for the Interviewer

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A wealth of online information is available to help interviewees put their foot forward in a job interview, but the interviewer or hiring manager must be equally “interview-ready.” This preparation exceeds professional dress, manners, and language. It surpasses timeliness and proper training. If your responsibilities include aligning candidates with open positions at your company, here… Read more »

Precision Production Careers in Michiana

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Are you experienced in the skilled trades industry? Wood Temporary Staffing is currently seeking qualified candidates to fill our many skilled trade positions throughout the Michiana area. Below are a few openings that are needing to be filled immediately. Not finding your specific trade here? You can also browse our job board to find many… Read more »

How Remote Work May Impact Your Industry

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“As we’ve moved to virtual work, we haven’t just coped, we’ve thrived. We are more focused on the things that have the greatest impact on our customers, associates, and the business.” –Suresh Kumar, Walmart CTO Pre-COVID, only a small percentage of employees worked from home. But in subsequent years, remote work has blossomed exponentially. Although… Read more »

5 Tips for Revamping Your Resume in 2024

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A new year inspires us with thoughts of new beginnings and opportunities. Whether seeking employment or expanding your professional horizons, revamping your resume should top your to-do list. But not every online template will present the best version of you to your prospective employer. So, here are five tips for giving your resume a marvelous… Read more »