Amanda L.

Project Manager – Amanda came to Forge in September 2011. Although she didn’t have experience in the industrial /manufacturing sectors, her positive attitude, desire to learn and strong work ethic shined bright. Amanda heard good things about Forge Industrial Staffing through friends and decided to apply. Her past work experience included farm work, prep cooking, and assisting a veterinarian as a technician.

“If you want something, give 110%. Even if it seems that you are not getting noticed, you are. Just keep going after it!”

After applying with Forge, Amanda was quickly placed on an assignment, working as a Quality Inspector after passing a client interview and screening. The shifts at this company ran 12 hours with lots of overtime involved. She appreciated Forge’s encouragement along the way and after 6 months, received a promotion to Team Leader which included a pay raise. Amanda held this position for a month and was soon hired into the company. Upon hire in, she was promoted to her current position of Project Manager, leaving her in charge of several job site locations the company services.

Amanda appreciates the opportunity Forge afforded her by helping her get her foot in the door with a prominent company. Through hard work, dedication, being organized and taking the time to do things correctly, she established a rewarding career.

Amanda noted, “If you want something, give 110%. Even if it seems that you are not getting noticed, you are. Just keep going after it!”

Eric K.

Inventory Control Manager – Eric worked in the food/service sectors for most of his working life. Unhappy with his forward progress, Eric came to Forge Industrial Staffing in May, 2011 for a chance at a new start. Eric was impressed with the many opportunities Forge had available and how quickly Forge went to work for him, finding him a position. The staff was friendly, helpful and made the process easy for him to begin his new career.

Eric was excited about having a “real job” where he could continue learning and growing. His job position responsibilities increased and Eric was eventually hired in by the company in October 2011. Since being hired in, Eric has been promoted to Lead Machine Operator and ultimately, Inventory Control Manager.

“Instead of working towards the next step to achieve the position you want, work like you already have it.”

Eric is glad he made the decision to apply with Forge Industrial Staffing. He says that being able to continuously improve in life is a great feeling and he strives to continue moving up with his employer. Eric says he found what he was looking for, which is the opportunity to discover his full potential.

Eric offers career advice, saying, “Instead of working towards the next step to achieve the position you want, work like you already have it.”