Posts Categorized: Employer News

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Across every sector, overall economic activity has been on the rise for just over 60 consecutive months, and as we enter the final quarter of 2014, this trend remains unbroken. As for the manufacturing sector, the news looks promising as a trend of steady growth extends into its 16th consecutive month. According to the PMI… Read more »

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You’re doing everything you can to keep your workplace safe and protect your employees and customers from accidents and injuries. You’ve installed railings, controlled access to toxic substances, implemented hard hat zones, and put traffic safety measures in place that control the movement of vehicles and equipment. But have you dedicated enough attention to your… Read more »

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If you were asked to complete a survey by listing the most important strategic objective for your manufacturing operation, how would you answer? If you’re like most business owners and operations managers, your first answer will probably deal with ensuring product quality, but your second answer might also align with nearly 80 percent of operations… Read more »

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In your capacity as an industrial hiring manager, you’ve met countless candidates and you’ve seen every type of employee come through your door. At this point, you may be able to size up your applicants within a glance. If you recognize any of these common candidate profiles, shape your interview process accordingly, and keep an… Read more »

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The ISO is an independent international organization based in Geneva, Switzerland and made up of 163 member countries. Members of this organization meet on a regular basis to develop and refine a set of voluntary International Standards (the largest and most respected set of standards in the world). These standards facilitate international trade, communication, and… Read more »

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The production and manufacturing boom that took place in the decades following the Civil War (known as the Gilded Age) brought a host of changes to the American economic landscape. Cottage industries and small scale manufacturing gave way to mass production, and mass production led to a rise in wide scale distribution and the infrastructure… Read more »