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NORTHEAST INDIANA RECRUITMENT GUIDE

GET THE JOB OCTOBER 2017

A special supplement to The News Sun, The Herald Republican, The Star, The Garrett Clipper, Advance Leader, The Butler Bulletin, The Albion New Era, The Churubusco News , The Northwest News, The Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly.


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INSURANCE

HORNE

Ann Saggars

102 N. Main Street, Kendallville, IN 46755 (260) 347-0400

asaggars@kpcmedia.com Creative Manager

Terry G. Housholder

Kanisha Bevins

thousholder@kpcmedia.com

kbevins@kpcmedia.com

President/Publisher

Special Sections Graphic Designer

Randy Mitchell

Mike Marturello

randymitchell@kpcmedia.com

mmarturello@kpcmedia.com

Chief Executive Officer

Special Sections Editor

S. Rick Mitchell

ACCOUNT EXECUTIVES

rickmitchell@kpcmedia.com

Jeff Jones Leona Chrysler Alina Davis

Chief Financial Officer

Joy Newman jnewman@kpcmedia.com Advertising Director

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LOOKING TO HIRE AGENTS & CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVES AT ALL LOCATIONS! SEND RESUME WITH 3 REFERENCES

www.thorneinsuranceagency.com HUNTINGTON OFFICE 8699S - 700W Warren, IN 46792

WABASH OFFICE

650 Manchester Ave. Wabash, IN 46992

N. MANCHESTER/WARSAW OFFICE 114 W. Main St. N. Manchester, IN 46962

REGISTERED NURSES

Full-time and Part-time openings available JOB SUMMARY:

The staff Registered Nurse (or Graduate Nurse) is a professional care giver who assumes responsibility and accountability for designated patients for an assigned time period and provides care to these patients through the therapeutic use of self, the nursing process, the environment/ instrumentation, and other health care team members.

EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE; CERTIFICATION LICENSURE:

Current licensure in the State of Michigan. CPR certification within three months of employment, successful completion of medication competency test within two months of employment.

Community Health Center of Branch County MEDICAL EXCELLENCE. COMMUNITY COMMITMENT.

To apply please send your resume to HR@chcbc.com or call the HR office at 517-279-5448


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GET THE JOB | MAJOR CHANGES

Leap to Freelancing

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ou might have thought about it: taking the leap and quitting your 9-to-5 to freelance, consult or start your own business. There are some very real struggles — such as learning to live on a less-thandependable regular income — but the rewards are deep if you love what you do.

Think about how you will transition from your current position to a new position, and actually write it down. It might sound dull, but putting the words on paper can help you feel the full weight of the decision. Before you jump in head first, take the following necessary steps to build a solid professional foundation and avoid feeling sore from a very hard fall.

Create a Financial Plan When you transition from a fulltime job to freelancing, you are essentially starting a business. You will quickly learn that taxes are a pain when you are a freelancer. There are things you can do to make it as easy on yourself as possible. For example, set up a separate checking account, savings account and credit line solely for business expenses. This makes it easier to track expenses for tax purposes.

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Build Your Professional Network Networking is an invaluable professional skill — especially when you are a one-person show. Take the necessary steps to get your face and work out there in front of other people. This means crafting and updating your social media channels, such as LinkedIn, but it also means setting up lunches, attending professional mixers and perfecting your “elevator pitch” — being able to sell yourself in just a few minutes — so that you come off relaxed and confident.

Work “Double” In order to perform the above previous three steps, you will inevitably need to begin freelancing before you leave your full-time position. It will take time to begin earning a livable wage from freelancing alone, so you will need to work incredibly hard and boost your savings before taking the leap.

WE’RE GROWING!!

VENTRA ANGOLA

Needs off shift Tool & Die – Maintenance

DOL Journeymen given preference Wage up to $27/hr dependent on qualifications. Entry level production – $13.65/hr Please send resume or apply in person – Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

VENTRA ANGOLA 3000 Woodhull Dr. Angola, IN 46703 angolahr@ventra.us

EOE

Drug screen and background check required jobs.flex-n-gate.com

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We’re Hiring General Production - Assemblers - Machine Operators Butler, Indiana

Learn more and apply: www.thermatru.com/careers

Creative Liquid Coatings, Inc

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Now Hiring Housekeeping and Front Desk associates.

Creative Liquid Coatings is a TS 16949 certified manufacturer with processes in Injection Molding and Robotic Painting of interior & exterior automotive components. We have three facilities in Kendallville with a total of over 500,000 square feet and approximately 500 employees. Our current employment opportunities are in the areas of: engineering, maintenance, mold set-up & processing, paint processing, quality, injection molding & production. Our employment process includes drug testing to promote a drug free work environment. If you would like to join a growing company with potential for advancement, please apply in person or forward your resume by mail/fax to:

Creative Liquid Coatings Plant 1 2620 Marion Drive, P.O. Box 369 Kendallville, IN 46755

Plant 2 221 S. Progress Drive W., P.O. Box 369 Kendallville, IN 46755

Fax (260) 349-9033 An Equal Opportunity Employer

FREMONT

Wages starting at $8.50/hour. Please forward your resume to gm.in466@choicehotels.com or stop by to fill out an application in-person. 271 West State Road 120, Fremont, IN 46737 260-495-9770


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GET THE JOB | HOW TO

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Interview Dos and Don’ts

n interview can be a stressful event — even for the most seasoned worker. Employ the following dos and don’ts to ease your anxiety and make a great impression. Do research the company. This will help you gain a better understanding of what they do and how they’ve done it thus far. Having knowledge of the company’s history might also help you better connect in the interview. Do anticipate being asked certain questions and prepare your answers. There are some questions that are standard. Know what you want to say. Don’t over-prepare. The last thing you want to do is write out a script, because it is a 100-percent guarantee

that the interview won’t follow it. Do know your own story. Be familiar with your work history and recognize what might come off as a weakness. If there are gaps in your experience or education, be ready to explain why they’re there. Don’t lie. Lies always have a way of coming out, and then you will be seen as a liar. Do dress appropriately for the job, company and industry. If you are unsure of what’s appropriate, err on the side of caution. More formal is always better than too casual.

Do plan to arrive early. Ten to 15 minutes is a good rule of thumb. This also provides a buffer in case you hit traffic or encounter some other mishap. Do ask your own questions. You are not the only party in this interview, so make sure you put the hiring manager through his paces. This does not mean you should interrogate them, or asking questions that make you look unprepared. Don’t inquire about salary, vacations, bonuses or other benefits until after you’ve received a job offer. Do send a thank-you note, thanking the hiring team for their consideration. This is your final opportunity to get your name in front of your interviewer and leave a positive impression.

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Grabill Automotive Multi-Media Sales Executive

KPC Media Group is a multi-media local news organization and a leader in delivering award winning content to our market and marketing solutions to businesses. Our company is looking for true sales executives to continue to evolve, grow and deliver custom solutions to our business clients. We have a broad suite of products and services designed to meet the needs of our clients in a rapidly evolving and demanding media environment. With the efforts of our sales professionals, we’ll continue to successfully grow our partnerships. This key role will be responsible for growing advertising revenues through the consultative sale of both print and digital solutions including newspaper, specialty publications, digital display, SEO, social media and website development. Candidates must have a proven record of maximizing revenue potential to meet company/ business objectives; demonstrate consultative sales skills, have strong analytical and research capabilities to develop multi-media proposals and presentations to potential clients; must possess strong written and verbal communication skills, be capable of executing dynamic presentations, and have exceptional problem solving abilities. Essential Skills: The ideal candidate must be an aggressive sales professional with proven sales success; have the ability to develop new business; work independently to identify, propose and present multi-media solutions to existing and prospective clients, and engage and strategize with advertising clients to demonstrate our value proposition and how we can assist them in meeting their marketing objectives through a variety of print and digital products and services. This is a full-time position that offers a base salary, commission, a competitive incentive program, excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, paid vacation, 401(k), and more. Qualified candidates should provide a cover letter and resume to hr@kpcmedia.com. KPC Media Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values the benefits of diversity in our workplace.

Grabill Automotive is looking to hire both an auto body painter and an auto body technician with at least 5 years experience in the auto collision industry. We are a busy family owned business with an emphasis on quality repairs and looking for more help to keep up with the work load. Pay will be determined on amount of experience of the applicants.

We are located at

13350 West State Street, Grabill, Indiana 46741 and can be contacted in person, by phone @ 260-627-3639 or through e-mail @ bodyshop03@hotmail.com

Ask for Ron or Mike Roy

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GET THE JOB | CAREER PATH

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Considering a New Job he most common reason for taking a new job is increased pay. While more money isn’t a bad reason, it is not the only consideration in thinking about your overall happiness at work

Money can’t buy everything, after all. Before accepting a new position, ask yourself the following questions: 1. Will I be challenged or learn anything new? You might have started your job search with the idea of taking an “easier” role to reduce the stress in your life. But you could eventually find yourself feeling under-utilized. Feeling challenged is important to feeling successful and believing that your work has meaning.

2. What opportunities are there to grow professionally? This is important, especially if you have ambition and expect to move up within the company. Look into what continuing education or workshops the company offers, and ask if they pay for employees to attend conferences or obtain additional certifications. 3. How will I be evaluated? You need to know what the company’s ruler is for success, how often they measure and how supportive

they are to ensure employees reach those goals. Don’t start a job if you are unsure of how your performance will be assessed. 4. What is the office culture, or workplace flexibility, like? Company culture plays an integral role in our overall happiness and workplace satisfaction. If you like to be around people, the “team spirit” and collaborative nature of a workplace should be very important to you. Also note any policies that suggest work-

place flexibility, such as the option to telecommute or parlay overtime hours into personal time off. 5. How is leadership handled within the company? Basically, who will be your boss and what is his leadership style? A good manager is key to a healthy work environment. While no one is perfect, you should look for behavior that suggests your manager wants to see employees succeed and grow.

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Production Associates

Are you looking for a great opportunity with a growing, diversified automotive manufacturer? Multimatic is a global enterprise supplying engineered components, systems and services to the automotive industry. We currently have openings for second and third shift Production Associates. Multimatic provides the following: • Competitive wages with shift premium • Medical, Dental, Vision - after 60 days • 12 paid holidays • Vacation, personal time, safety shoe and eyeglass program available after 90 days

• Company provided and laundered uniforms • Company paid Life Insurance • Internal job promotions • 401K and profit sharing

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity; please apply within or submit resume to 201 RE Jones Road, Butler, Indiana 46721 or apply on our website at Multimatic.com/careerspage. Equal Opportunity Employer

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GET THE JOB | STRATEGIES FOR SUCCESS

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End on a Positive Note

ven the most supportive of workplaces can be stressful. Even when you love your job, you can feel as if you are always behind or could be doing more.

While there is always room for improvement, many times what needs improvement is our mindset. Take the last 15 minutes of your day to complete the following actions and end your day on a positive note. It won’t be long before these small steps positively affect the rest of your work — and your overall career trajectory.

Review Your Day Take stock of what you’ve been able to accomplish in the past eight(ish) hours. Often times, we get stuck in a negative mindset and focus only what we were not able to complete. This helps you quantify and assess your strengths. Even if you haven’t completed any major projects, remember the smaller items on the to-do list that you did accomplish will chip away at the bigger goals.

Prepare for Tomorrow Create a list of the tasks that need to be completed the next day and organize them in a way that is effective for you — such as by priority level, or by how much time each will require. Next review your schedule for any upcoming meetings. This heads-up could remind you that you need to dress slightly differently the next day or need to get in earlier than normal.

Tidy Your Work Space Make sure your desk is clear and files, supplies and materials

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are put away. Ending the day with a clean space will help you feel more in control, and starting the day with a clean space will keep you focused. Cleaning up tends to be a task about which we procrastinate. Don’t allow yourself to get sidetracked first thing in the morning with “housekeeping.”

Leverage the Extra Time If you’re actively looking for other employment, taking control of your workspace and improving your mental clarity will leave you feeling refreshed for conducting your search. Use your evening and early morning time to search job boards and send emails to past colleagues to let them know you’re on the market. Spend some time refreshing your resume or online presence. These small steps can lead to a big splash in the job market.

PRESS OPERATOR Kendallville

This position will set up and operate printing press, as well as perform repairs and maintenance on all production machines. In addition to running the press, the Press Operator will complete accurate documentation of tickets and reports, assure quality product output and be responsible for participating in safe work practices. Must be able to stand and bend frequently for 8+ hours, lift up to 70 lbs., and pass prehire drug screen. Mechanical aptitude, high school diploma or equivalent required. Preference given to applicants with press experience.

Send resume to: hr@kpcmedia.com or by mail to:

KPC Media Group

ATTN: Human Resources 102 N Main St, PO Box 39, Kendallville, IN 46755 Applicants may also stop by the Kendallville office to fill out an application during regular business hours

Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm

KPC Media is a family-owned company offering competitive pay and benefits EOE/drug-free environment


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Wirco, Inc. is growing due to expansion and customer demand. Stop by to complete an application. We have several, various new job openings. Below are some of our openings

Wirco, Inc. is looking for highly skilled machinists. The right candidates must be proficient in G-code programming and prior experience using Surfcam would be beneficial. Candidates should be familiar with Haas and Renshaw Probing systems for Mill operators and Mazak controls for Lathe operators. We are looking for proficient operators who can set up and run programs on various grades of Nickel Alloy castings and wrought bar. Good candidates will have a mechanical aptitude, critical thinking skills, and computer knowledge. A High school diploma or GED required. Certification for machinists is optional provided you have five years’ experience in CNC machining in a manufacturing environment.

Wirco, Inc. is looking for a Material Handler / Quality Control person to provide material support to manufacturing areas. The right candidate must be proficient navigating on computer and in Microsoft Office Programs, specifically Excel and Word. Candidate must have knowledge of commonly-used quality checks and capable of precise measuring of product. We are looking for highly motivated candidates that are self-starters for our fast-paced facility. Good candidates will work within standards of accuracy and will be responsible for: Moving materials throughout the plant, Creating Travelers to go with the materials, Pressure checks /TIR checks, Receivable and Final Inspections, Banding/palletizing of product to be shipped and Organizing/staging of workflow. Candidates must be able to read and understand blueprints and drive a forklift is required. High school diploma or GED is required. One year Shipping/Receiving and one year Quality or ISO 9001 related experience preferred. This position is for full-time employment. Candidate must be able to lift product on a continual basis. Candidate will be walking, bending, stooping, squatting, lifting, sitting, and climbing on and off forklift continually.

Come work with us as a team player in a climate controlled environment. Wirco, Inc. offers: medical, dental, life insurance, short term disability, 401K, vacation, holidays and profit sharing. Send your resume by November 8, 2017 to: Wirco, Inc., P.O. Box 609, Avilla, IN 46710, or email to: cboyer@wirco.com. EEO

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J.O.MORY CURRENTLY HAS THE FOLLOWING SKILLED JOBS POSITIONS OPEN: • HVAC Residential Service Technician with 2+ years of experience; • HVAC Commercial Service Technician with 3+ years of experience; • Welder/Metal Fabricator with 3+ years of experience, painting experience and blueprint reading required; • Journeyman/Apprentice Commercial/Industrial Electrician, Michigan license a plus; • Journeyman/Apprentice Commercial/Industrial HVAC-Mechanical Installer; • Journeyman/Apprentice Commercial/Industrial Plumber; • Apprentice HVAC Installer-Residential Replacement and New House experience - Refrigerant license a plus; • Journeyman Residential Electrician, with 3+ years of experience; • Apprentice Residential Electrician, with 2+ years of experience a plus.

Qualified applicants may send their resume to tinaball@jomory.com or fax 260.351.2126. EOE; Competitive pay & great benefits, including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life insurances, matching 401(k) plan, paid holidays and paid vacations. $1000 BONUS for new licensed employees with 4+ years of experience after 60 days of successful employment!

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