How Do Temp Agencies Work?

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We’re getting this question a lot from our candidate clients lately: “So just how do temp agencies work, and is temporary work right for me?”   We’re going to provide clarification on that topic in this post. In fact, we’re going to cover multiple topics surrounding temporary work positions, including:   What is a Temp… Read more »

Mitigating Labor Shortages in the Manufacturing Industry

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How Can I Deal with the Current Labor Shortage in this Candidate-Friendly Job Market?   We’ve been getting that question a lot from our clients lately. But is there really a shortage in the manufacturing industry? You bet there is. Here’s what the experts over at Yahoo Finance had to say in a recent article: … Read more »

Is Light Industrial Work A Good Career Choice For You?

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Are you looking for a fulfilling career with great pay, benefits, and opportunity for advancement?   The light industrial sector might be just right for you. But what exactly is light industrial work? We turned to the pundits over at Wikipedia for a great definition:  Light industry are industries that usually are less capital-intensive than… Read more »

 Advancing Your Manufacturing Career

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If you’re currently working in a manufacturing or light industrial job or are considering a career in the field, it’s helpful to know your career advancement options. While the manufacturing sector shows showing little overall growth, the industry remains steady, with plenty of opportunities to advance your manufacturing career. One of the primary factors for… Read more »

Everything There is to Know About Working as a Machine Operator 

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Wondering if a machine operator job is for you? This article might help you decide. You’ll learn more about what machine operator jobs are like, the qualifications you need, and how you can find the ideal machine operator position. Machine Operators are in demand throughout the country, especially where manufacturers are located. You can work… Read more »

Are Your Unemployment Benefits Ending? How to Find a New Job

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The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic forced many Missouri businesses to furlough or lay off workers. It also led the federal government to provide unemployment benefits to those impacted by the pandemic.    However, federal unemployment benefits programs are no longer available in Missouri. As such, Missouri residents who have relied on unemployment benefits during the pandemic may face a steep financial burden.   Fortunately,… Read more »

Job Fair in Pacific, MO – June 15th, 2021

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Looking for great jobs in Pacific, MO or Franklin County? Westside Personnel is here to help! We are holding a job fair on June 15th, 2021 at The Magnet Group at 300 Westlink Dr, Washington, MO 63090 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. We have immediate full-time job openings available for: General Laborers Light Industrial… Read more »

Job Fair in Pacific, MO – October, 29, 2020

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Looking for great jobs in Pacific, MO or Franklin County? Westside Personnel is here to help! We are holding a job fair on October, 29, 2020 at Quality Inn, 1400 W. Osage Street from 9am to 1pm. We have immediate full-time job openings available for: General Laborers Light Industrial / Warehouse Staff Forklift Operators Machine… Read more »

Tips for Once You Have Landed The Job

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Congratulations! You got the job! Now comes the challenge. How can you succeed and optimize your current place within the company? What are some things you can do to keep your job, get noticed and move up the ladder of success? Don’t be late. Always assume there will be traffic and plan accordingly. Even if… Read more »