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Trends In Manufacturing Jobs

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May
2018

While job trends in manufacturing are interesting and useful to track, they don’t tell the whole story of the industry, as efficiency, technology and robots converge to increase production. Here’s a little roundup of what the experts are saying, with links to read the...

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Attracting Employees with Social Media

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May
2018
Categories :Latest News, Marketing

Social media is a great way to reach customers and prospects–and it’s also a great way to recruit qualified employees. Conversely, just as customers will research you and your products via social media, potential employees will use social media tools to research your company....

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Common Mistakes on Manufacturing Websites

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May
2018
Categories :Latest News, Marketing

No one has time for a confusing, slow website. Your website is usually the first point of contact you have with a new customer, and it needs to make a positive impression, fast. We’ve all experienced websites that turned us off. It doesn’t load...

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Mastering The To Do List

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May
2018
Categories :Latest News

Every day and every hour we’re working on multiple different tasks. Our effectiveness at accomplishing these tasks defines our productivity and efficiency. It feels like my to-do list only grows, it never shrinks. For everything I get done, I think of two more things...

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Communication in the Workplace

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Apr
2018
Categories :Latest News

Communication is a two-way street. This old proverb rings true, but there are two ways to read it. The first reading is the obvious one: that communication is a dialogue, with both parties participating. True (usually)! But the second reading is a little more...

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Business Growth: Risk and Reward

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Apr
2018
Categories :Latest News

Growing your business is a given. You’ve launched your business to make money, and growing it larger is the gateway to economies of scale, higher profits, and greater stability–but only if you do it right. Business growth also presents risks and vulnerabilities. Both strategy...

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Company Meetings: Productive or Waste of Time?

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Apr
2018
Categories :Latest News

Does it ever seem like meetings take on a life of their own? Initially conceived to solve problems and enhance communication, they take on a dark side and leave participants frustrated at wasting time in a conference room when their own mountain of workis...

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Working Hard is not Enough

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Mar
2018
Categories :Latest News

Work smarter, not harder. How many times have you heard that adage? Don’t get me wrong: I am in favor of working smarter. If you’re not working smart, no amount of hard work will get you ahead. In fact, it makes me wonder… Can...

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Sustainable Manufacturing

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Mar
2018

Sustainable manufacturing is a current buzzword and noted trend. Here’s how they define it at the EPA: Sustainable manufacturing is the creation of manufactured products through economically-sound processes that minimize negative environmental impacts while conserving energy and natural resources. You may wonder: Is it...

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Complementary Equipment Upgrades At Laser 1

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Mar
2018

On the shop floor, it’s the large, expensive equipment that gets all the attention. We’re talking about the star machinery, responsible for crafting a business’s signature items. Because it makes the headliner products, it is the headliner machine: innovative, cool, and often big and...

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