Onboarding Tips to Ensure Success and Retention

Onboarding Tips to Ensure Success and Retention

Onboarding is one of the most important aspects of any hiring strategy. When you hire a new professional in the metals industry, whether it’s a quality manager or director of business management, you want to ensure the new hire has the support and training they need...
3 Things You Should Never Say in An Interview

3 Things You Should Never Say in An Interview

A main goal of an interview is to communicate to the hiring manager that you can provide more value to the company than all of the other applicants. It’s important to show yourself in the best possible light. This means you should avoid making some common mistakes....
How to Effectively Work with a Recruiter

How to Effectively Work with a Recruiter

Working with a recruiter has a variety of benefits when it comes to your job search in the metals industry. Developing a relationship with a recruiter will help you expand your network and help you find a job that aligns with your skills and values. The key is to make...
Why Should You Take A Recruiter’s Call?

Why Should You Take A Recruiter’s Call?

Taking the call of a recruiter can help you find a job that fits your skills and professional interests. But first you must understand how the recruiting process works and how you can leverage the recruiter to make the most of your job search. Here’s why it is a good...

Be the Diamond

Change is inevitable. Growth is optional.” – John Maxwell There are times in life, both personally and professionally, where circumstances can change at such a rapid speed that our opinions, perspectives, and course of action can change by the day, if not by the hour....

The Positivity Pledge

The subject line of this article may already have you rolling your eyes; of course we all know the power of positivity. We recognize we should always look on the bright side, turn a frown upside down, and keep our chins up. But we all have bad days that just seem like...

The Illusive Work-Life Balance

As we approach the mid-year point, hours of daylight increase, outdoor activities and vacations are abundant, yet the demands at the office do not wane. The subject of providing an environment for work-life balance often resurfaces during the summer, but the topic is...

Continuous Advancement and Perpetual Growth

One of the strongest value propositions a leader can give to an employee is the ability for that individual to perpetually grow in all dimensions. Obvious dimensions include professionally as well as personally, but do not overlook the importance of financial, mental,...

Fostering Fear

“What we fear doing most is usually what we most need to do.” Reflect on that statement for a moment. You may even have an immediate connection to it, with your own delinquent “to-do’s” catapulting to the center of your attention. It was entrepreneur, author, and...

Deliberately Designing your Corporate Culture

Over a career spanning nearly half a century, Harvard University psychology professor J. Richard Hackman garnered widespread esteem and accolades for pioneering the study of team dynamics. Following the events of 9/11, Hackman led a team designed to evaluate what...