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Employers Must Give To Get

08

Oct
2019
Categories :Latest News

The employer/employee dynamic is a two-way street. The pendulum swings with the economy: In times of high unemployment, the employer has the upper hand. In a robust job market, employees know they have other options, and their loyalty is harder to ensure. We’re in...

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High Tech Jobs of the Future

05

Oct
2019
Categories :Latest News

The science-fiction future is beginning to arrive. Robotics and AI (artificial intelligence) are just a few of the technologies which will revolutionize so many aspects of the world over the course of the next few decades. The manufacturing workplace is no exception. While robots...

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Cyber Crime and Manufacturing

03

Oct
2019
Categories :Latest News

Word on the streets is that manufacturing companies can’t afford complacency about cyber crime attacks. They’ve got to step up their security, and keep the risk front-and-center in their digital landscape. Cyber attacks on financial institutions have been highly visible for a long time....

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Service Sector Dominates Today’s Economy

01

Oct
2019
Categories :Business, Latest News

When I Google “what is hot in business today,” it reminds me that things have changed a lot over the last few decades. The search shows articles and lists on topics ranging from hot new business ideas, the most profitable small businesses, which businesses...

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8 Effective Project Management Best Practices

12

Sep
2019
Categories :Business, Latest News

Managing a project is no easy feat. Set yourself up for success from start to finish by following these best practices. Set project guideposts: Before you ever begin, ensure your project stays on track by determining the various phases of your project, major milestones...

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Manufacturing Is Not Immune To Cybersecurity Threats

08

Sep
2019

The high-profile cybersecurity breaches that make headlines tend to involve retailers and financial services. Manufacturers may think they won’t be targeted. Think again. A 2018 IBM-sponsored study by the Ponemon Institute examined 17 industries in terms of cybersecurity threats. Manufacturing made the top three...

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Reorganize and Diversify to Combat Trade Wars

04

Sep
2019
Categories :Business, Latest News

With new tariffs and political pressure, trade wars are becoming the norm and preparedness is key. Don’t Panic All supply chain shifts must be strategic. Take the time to research and properly plan your supply chain shifts. Getting your people on the ground, conducting...

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Top 5 Tips for Recruiting Warehouse Workers

01

Sep
2019
Categories :Business, Latest News

It isn’t easy finding the right workers. Most quality warehouse workers already have jobs and aren’t looking for a change. There are some best practices that make the search for the right candidates a little easier. 1. Research the Appropriate Starting Rate Hourly pay...

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Trend: Nearshoring To Mexico

13

Aug
2019

A recent article in Manufacturing Global explores why Mexico is attracting nearshoring by a range of industries. Mexico is a big player in manufacturing, and is evolving into a valuable partner for many U.S. manufacturing companies. Author Sergio Tagliapietra, president and CEO of IVEMSA, reminds...

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Social Media Marketing For Manufacturing

09

Aug
2019
Categories :Latest News, Marketing

It may be tempting to overlook the power of SM media marketing in manufacturing. Unless you’re immersed in the many platforms on which SM depends, you may dismiss it as the domain of consumer goods or services with high visual appeal – think travel,...

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