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Top Interview Questions for Maintenance Mechanics / Maintenance Technicians
June 15, 2022
Prepare for your job interview with sample questions & answers for Maintenance Technicians and Maintenance Mechanics.
Top Interview Questions for Automation Technicians / Controls Technicians
June 13, 2022
If you're looking for a career as an Automation Technician or Controls Technician, prepare for your interview with sample questions and answers from FactoryFix!
Top Job Interview Questions for Electrical Engineers
June 7, 2022
Score your dream Electrical Engineering job by nailing your interview! FactoryFix helps with 15 practice interview questions (and a few sample answers, too).
Quality Technician Salary: How Much Does a Quality Technician Make?
June 7, 2022
To see if a Quality Technician career is right for you, find out the average salary - with detailed info based on location, experience, and growth potential!
Machine Operator Salary: How Much Does a Machine Operator Make?
June 6, 2022
Find out if the Machine Operator salary lines up with your expectations, with detailed examples and averages from across the country.
Top Job Interview Questions for Manufacturing Engineers
June 6, 2022
Practice for your Manufacturing Engineer job interview with top questions and sample answers!
Maintenance Mechanic Salary: How Much Does a Maintenance Mechanic Make?
April 27, 2022
Find out how much the average Maintenance Mechanic makes with example salaries based on location, experience level, & more.
Top Job Interview Questions for Welders
April 7, 2022
Looking to ace your welding job interview? FactoryFix gives you 15 of the top interview questions for welders - with sample answers to help you prepare!
Mechanical Engineering Internships
April 5, 2022
Curious about mechanical engineering internships? Learn how to apply, the skills you need, and what you should expect.
CNC Machinist Salary: How Much Does a CNC Machinist Make?
March 30, 2022
Want to know how much an average CNC Machinist makes? We break down salaries by location, earning potential & more!
Negotiating an Offer: Researching Average Manufacturing Salary
March 16, 2022
Accepting a low salary can set you back by years; FactoryFix explains how researching average salaries can help you get the most from your manufacturing job negotiation.
Tips to Ace Your Manufacturing Job Interview
March 10, 2022
Submitting a job application is just the first step... If you really want to land a manufacturing role, you need to ace your interview. We've got tips!
Top 10 Safety Considerations for Factory Workers
March 7, 2022
Learn about some of the essential safety precautions you should be following as a factory skilled professional.
How to Update Your Manufacturing Resume
March 1, 2022
Whether you're looking to begin your career in manufacturing or move on to the next level of your current career, an updated resume is key. FactoryFix explains how to update yours!
3 Signs It’s Time to Find a New Manufacturing Job
February 17, 2022
While any job comes with its challenges, it's important to know when it's time to look for new opportunities. FactoryFix highlights the top 3 signs to seek a career change.
The Outlook for Automation and Manufacturing Jobs in 2022
February 9, 2022
The future of manufacturing jobs in 2022 is bright, even if automation may take over certain jobs. FactoryFix explains how!
What Manufacturing Jobs Pay the Most?
January 31, 2022
Whether you're just starting your manufacturing career or have years of experience, there are plenty of opportunities to earn a great salary. FactoryFix breaks down some of the top average paychecks.
The Benefits of Trade School for a Career Change to Manufacturing
January 27, 2022
The manufacturing field is a great source of opportunity for those looking for a career change. Trade school can help make the transition in careers easier!
CNC Operator Spotlight #1: Peter Jacobs
January 25, 2022
FactoryFix invites Peter Jacobs to share insights on the CNC Operator career path: “The metalworking industry is witnessing a rise in opportunities for CNC operators...”
What Tesla's Move to Texas Means for the Manufacturing Industry
November 9, 2021
The move means an imminent surge in manufacturing employment in Austin as the new Tesla “Gigafactory” gets up and running.
Recruit Quality Candidates Faster with TalentText
March 8, 2021
TalentText solves a significant problem facing manufacturing hiring managers today: Interview no-shows!
FactoryFix Launches Redesign for Job Posting Process
December 4, 2020
FactoryFix launched a full redesign to make job posting, screening, and recruiting easier than ever. Find manufacturing employees quickly and efficiently!
Machinist Spotlight #1: Matthew Schowalter, CMfgT
November 11, 2020
FactoryFix invites Matthew Schowalter, CMfgT, to share insights on the CNC Machinist career path: “Machining is by far more interesting than what most people know.”
Recruit from Our Network of 411,854 Skilled Manufacturing Professionals
October 27, 2020
Search our “Talent” page by specific machines, technologies, brands, knowledge disciplines, and other resume keywords to find your next hire.
How to Find a Manufacturing Company That Values Diversity
October 23, 2020
FactoryFix explains how you can find an employer that values a diverse and inclusive workplace.
Is China Stealing our Manufacturing Jobs?
October 16, 2020
One of the biggest questions in the COVID-19 era is how the U.S. can address long-term job losses in the manufacturing industry.
How Skilled Professionals Can Negotiate a Shift Differential
October 7, 2020
The key is understanding how your company works and the approach to the negotiation. Read FactoryFix’s guide to negotiating your shift differential.
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