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How Is Your Manufacturing Organization’s Culture?

May 19, 2022

Your manufacturing company’s culture impacts every aspect of the business. Among the most important issues are employee engagement, productivity, job satisfaction, and retention. All of these issues impact your bottom line. Your company should be continuously finding ways to improve its culture. The more flexible your culture, the more attractive it is to millennials and…

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6 Signs Your Job Isn’t Good for Your Mental Health

May 12, 2022

If you face significant stressors at work on a daily basis, you are in a toxic environment. The same is true if you constantly feel devalued and dread your job. Consistently dealing with negativity at work significantly impacts your mental health. Experiencing daily triggers can lead to anxiety, depression, or other mental illnesses. Recognition of…

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How Prioritizing Your Employees’ Mental Health Can Lead to Better Retention

May 5, 2022

As The Great Resignation continues, your company needs to do what it can to keep the employees that remain. One of the most effective ways to accomplish this is by promoting mental health among your employees. The ongoing effects of the coronavirus pandemic have increased the need to promote mental wellness for your employees. Emphasizing…

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Easter Egg Hunt! How to Find Your Next Job in Manufacturing

April 28, 2022

A career in manufacturing can be significantly rewarding. There are multiple jobs available in a variety of industries. The demand for skilled manufacturing employees continues to grow. This is especially true for jobs that require technology and automation. Knowing what you want your manufacturing career to look like is one key to your success. Having…

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6 Ways to Close the Employee Connection Gap

April 21, 2022

Communication is one of the best ways to bridge the connection gap in your organization. Encouraging dialogue among leaders, managers, and employees promotes understanding and helps to reach company goals. The more informed employees are about business-related issues, the more valued they tend to feel. This helps increase engagement, productivity, and the bottom line. Implement…

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Is Metal Fabrication Your Next Career Move?

April 14, 2022

When you were growing up, did you enjoy taking apart objects and putting them back together? Did you like making things from cardboard, plastic, and metal offcuts? Do you want the pride you felt from assembling parts into a finished product to translate to your work? If so, a career in metal fabrication may interest…

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How to Better Motivate Your Manufacturing Team

April 7, 2022

As a manager in the manufacturing industry, increasing your team’s productivity likely is one of your top priorities. The more productive your team is, the better your bottom line is. Part of increasing your team’s productivity is providing the motivation for them to accomplish more each day. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to…

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The Guide to a Manufacturing Engineer Career

March 31, 2022

A manufacturing engineer helps companies design materials and parts and improve manufacturing systems. Because of the advanced skills needed for this job, a college degree typically is required. Due to the high demand for engineers, this is an attractive option for a career path. You should be able to work in a variety of roles…

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Improving Diversity & Inclusion in Manufacturing

March 24, 2022

Manufacturing companies have not shown as much progress in diversity and inclusion as many other industries. This means that most manufacturing organizations are behind other sectors in their progress with these issues. Fortunately, the mindset of manufacturing company leaders includes the ability to systematically solve problems. As a result, leadership can apply their skills to…

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How to Properly Respond to a Job Offer by Email

March 17, 2022

After you receive a verbal job offer, you likely will receive an email with the written offer. Whether you read over the information and decide to accept or decline the offer, request more information, or negotiate, you need to respond in a reasonable amount of time. Knowing what to include and some suggested formats for…

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