Entries by PMG Admin

Working From Home

Working from home – What could go wrong? No commute, no uncomfortable work clothes, no annoying cube mate – the idea of working from home sounds great. But how is it really? Working from home is no longer a “nice to have”, but is becoming a mandatory requirement from job seekers. How are you setting […]

Why We Celebrate Labor Day

If you’re one of the lucky ones, you just enjoyed a 3-day weekend: shopping for that first day of school outfit with your soon-to-be 4th grader, enjoying one last pontoon ride around the lake, or maybe grilling one last hot dog before putting the grill away for the year. If you’re like me, you enjoyed […]

KINMN – PMG Charitable Event

On August 1, PMG partnered with a non-profit organization called Kids in Need Minnesota (KINMN) to help support their annual 24 Hours to Empower event.  KINMN’s mission is to ensure that every child is prepared to learn and succeed in the classroom by providing free school supplies to students most in need. This was PMG’s […]

Every Technician’s Toolbox

Must Haves for Every Technician’s Toolbox Every technician has a toolbox, but what do you NEED to have in it? While there’s no “right” answer, here is a list of tools that PMG’s most successful technicians always have in their toolboxes: Hand Tools for Your Toolbox Wrenches Machinists and maintenance technicians need a good set […]

How to Schedule an Interview While Working

Scheduling an interview while you’re working can be a challenge. Let’s think about this for a second – You’ve made the decision that you’re going to start exploring new opportunities. You’ve updated your resume and started submitting online applications. The interview requests start rolling in and you’re thinking, ‘Wow, this is great!’ Then, you’re met […]

Reinforcing Safety in Your Workplace

I’ve worked in a few manufacturing facilities throughout my career and no matter where I’ve been, management always tooted their horn about how important safety was.  I’ve heard the slogans: ‘No Safety – Know Pain’, ‘Accidents Hurt.  Safety Doesn’t.’, ‘Safety Starts With YOU!’.  I’ve heard the talk, but I haven’t always believed it was as […]

Why Use Labor Solutions?

Current estimates say that American companies employ over 17 million temporary employees across all industries. At PMG, we get asked daily why companies choose our labor solutions to address their needs in lieu of more traditional direct-hire models. Here are some of the most common answers we’ve found: Workforce Flexibility Many industries see a seasonal […]

July Employee Spotlight

Meet Wallace! Wallace is an Operations Specialist and Pipeline Development Coordinator at PMG who joined the team three years ago. What are your main responsibilities as an Operations Associate/Pipeline Development Coordinator? I meet with clients and help them build a strategic plan in case of a work stoppage. Also, I gather information needed by our […]

Sweet Dreams for Kids Charitable Initiative

For our 2nd Quarter Charitable Initiative, PMG partnered with a non-profit located here in the Twin Cities called Sweet Dreams for Kids.  Sweet Dreams for Kids is dedicated to bringing smiles to the faces of hospitalized children across the country by collecting and donating pajamas – taking the ‘ick’ out of sick! When Dalya was […]

Dealing with Legalized Marijuana in Today’s Workplace

Over the past several years, legalized marijuana has been a hot button topic at any HR webinar, seminar, or conference that I’ve attended.  I’ve heard the statistics and listened to the concerns, and the only things that remain constant through each training is that the laws surrounding legalized marijuana are forever changing.  A head-scratcher that […]