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How Bringing Your Lunch to Work Could Save You $1,000 Every Year

September 13, 2019

Are you trying to save more money? Did you know packing your lunch could save you thousands of dollars each year? Let’s check out the math. Moderately Priced Restaurants Cost About $3,000 Each Year A lunch entrée at your local diner usually runs between $6-$12. Taking the average cost, $9, plus a 20% tip brings…

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Are You Drinking Enough Water Throughout Your Day?

August 23, 2019

When it comes to drinking water, you’ve probably heard the 8×8 rule or eight 8-ounce glasses (about half a gallon) each day. Unfortunately, there is no science behind this rule. Although it’s fine as a general guide, ultimately, the right amount depends on you.  Factors Impacting How Much Water You Need   Your Gender – Men need more water than women due to their higher water weight percentage.  The Weather – Hot, humid weather makes you sweat and therefore…

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Manufacturers, Should You Be on LinkedIn?

August 9, 2019

If you work in manufacturing, you may think you don’t need a LinkedIn account. After all, isn’t LinkedIn primarily for business professionals? Although this group does represent a sizable portion of the community, LinkedIn can benefit workers in other industries too.  Here are seven reasons why you should consider opening a LinkedIn account.  It’s Relatively Easy and Free Even if you don’t think you will…

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Did You Know About These 5 Manufacturing Methods?

July 26, 2019

If you are currently working in or considering a career in manufacturing, you’ve probably heard of lean manufacturing. Originally developed in Japan, this is a systematic method for minimizing waste. Which of these five lean production methods are you familiar with? Continuous FlowThe goal of Continuous Flow is to have production flow smoothly with few…

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How a Good Night’s Rest Impacts Your Workday

July 12, 2019

Have you ever stayed up late to watch TV or finish a project, only to find yourself exhausted at work the next day? You may think this is no big deal, but research shows getting enough sleep has a significant impact on your work performance. Improve Your Memory Experts believe sleep deprivation delays memory in…

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3 Facts That Will Change Your View of the Manufacturing Industry

June 28, 2019

How much are manufacturing workers paid? What percentage of U.S. employees work in manufacturing? The answers may surprise you. Find out what you may not know.

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Are You Making Clear to Your Potential Employee What Is Non-Negotiable?

June 21, 2019

If you aren’t letting candidates know exactly what you expect during recruiting, your company could be setting itself up for trouble. Learn how to hire smarter.

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3 Tips to Talking About Your Salary Requirements

June 14, 2019

Would you like to make as much money as possible? Most people would. Use these top strategies to help salary negotiations fall in your favor.

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Robotics and Automation: Should We Be Sacrificing Jobs for Greater Productivity?

June 7, 2019

Although technology will take away some jobs, robots won’t leave everyone instantly unemployed. Learn how your company can adapt to the new economy.

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3 Signs You Need a New Job

May 24, 2019

Everyone has bad days at work. But, if those bad days are stacking up, you may be ready for a change. Here are three telltale signs you should start a job search sooner rather than later. You Dread Going to Work Of course, most people prefer Friday afternoons to Monday mornings. However, if you spend…

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