If you previously connected with a job recruiter but found a role with a company, should you keep in touch with him or her? Ultimately, a job recruiter is a valuable resource, even if you are not actively seeking a new career opportunity. In fact, there are many reasons to stay connected with a recruiter,…

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  LATEST UPDATE   March 19, 2020 Employee Unemployment Claims resulting from COVID 19   We at Tech Needs care about the health and welfare of our employees and their families. Due to the COVID 19 virus the Governors in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont as well as other states in the country have passed legislation…

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Your company wants top talent, but it is competing with many industry rivals to recruit exceptional job candidates from a finite pool of qualified professionals. As such, your company should consider an outside-the-box strategy to add talent to your team: hiring inexperienced candidates. It may sound far-fetched to consider an inexperienced candidate for a role…

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Your resume highlights your skills, industry experience, education, and more. But if you do not update your resume at appropriate times, your resume could become “stale.” In this instance, you could miss out on opportunities to achieve your career goals. There is no telling when new career opportunities will arise. If you keep your resume…

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Mechanical engineering offers a rewarding career path, and individuals who pursue a job in this field could capitalize on many opportunities in the foreseeable future. In fact, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) projects the number of mechanical engineering jobs nationwide to increase 4% between 2018 and 2028 — a positive sign for individuals…

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Let’s face it — searching for a new job can be stressful, exhausting, and overwhelming. Yet if you are unhappy in your current role, now may be the right time to kick off a job search. The job market offers no guarantees, but there is no reason to stay with a company that does not…

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Quitting a job can be a rewarding experience, one that shows you are moving closer to accomplishing your career goals. On the other hand, if you leave your superiors and colleagues high and dry, you risk burning bridges with these individuals. And in the long run, burning bridges is unlikely to do you any favors…

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  Last week we had the rewarding opportunity to celebrate with the 15th graduating class of the Microelectronics Bootcamp at NCC. This 10-week program is an excellent way to get your start in the electronics and semiconductor manufacturing industries. We partner with this program to help graduates obtain employment in these fields. To learn more,…

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A resume provides insights into a job candidate’s education, professional experience, and industry expertise. At the same time, a resume may be telling you much more about a candidate. Ultimately, a resume can help you assess all aspects of a candidate if you know how to read between the lines. To do so, there are…

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The manufacturing sector is growing — approximately 264,000 manufacturing jobs were added in the United States in 2018, and the U.S. manufacturing market shows no signs of slowing down any time soon. Meanwhile, individuals who want to advance their manufacturing careers now require both hard and soft skills. Hard skills refer to those related to…

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