How to Perfect Your Exit Interview Skills

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When you land a new job, you might think that your interview days are behind you, at least for a while. However, once you turn in your two weeks notice, your current employer might request that you take part in an exit interview, derailing your plans to quietly move on to your next opportunity. The… Read more »


Questions to Ask in Your Manufacturing Engineer Interview

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Asking the right questions when you are interviewing manufacturing engineer candidates can make a world of difference. You will be better equipped to assess their skills and capabilities, increasing the odds that you select the best job seeker for the role. While asking some common interview questions is certainly wise, selecting a few that specifically… Read more »


7 Steps to Becoming a Smarter Manufacturer

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The digital revolution has impacted nearly every industry, including manufacturing. “Smart” technology is becoming more common, allowing organizations to increase efficiency and lower costs. If you want to become a smarter company, then taking the right approach is essential. Here are seven steps that can help you maximize and streamline your digital journey. Focus on… Read more »


7 Steps to Becoming a Smarter Manufacturer

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The digital revolution has impacted nearly every industry, including manufacturing. “Smart” technology is becoming more common, allowing organizations to increase efficiency and lower costs. If you want to become a smarter company, then taking the right approach is essential. Here are seven steps that can help you maximize and streamline your digital journey. Focus on… Read more »


5 Skills You Need to Get Any Manufacturing Job You Want

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Not long ago, to excel in manufacturing, all you needed was the physical capability to do the work and a commitment to work hard. However, the manufacturing world has changed dramatically over recent decades, so hiring managers are seeking out different skills and abilities to ensure their company thrives. If you want to make sure… Read more »


How to Bring in More Millennials into Manufacturing

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Today, it’s a job seeker’s market. Unemployment is generally low, making hiring incredibly competitive. Plus, many Millennials do not see the value in pursuing a career in manufacturing. They are a generation that was raised with the idea of going to college and landing a white-collar position, and they are often plagued by myths surrounding… Read more »


Is Top Manufacturing Talent Getting Harder to Find?

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The manufacturing sector has had a good year. After many forecasted that this year would see as much as a 4.6 percent rise in revenue growth, those projections have largely panned out, and have not been focused in any one industry. That would seem to be good news, but growth is only a positive when… Read more »


Quality Management Issues That Keep You Up at Night

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In a manufacturing or production environment, quality management is typically a top priority. After all, providing a high-quality product secures the company’s reputation as well as impacts the bottom line. However, quality management doesn’t always run smoothly. Certain issues can be particularly troublesome, especially if the company’s culture isn’t willing to embrace a new paradigm… Read more »


It’s a Great Time to Look for a Manufacturing Job!

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Over recent years, the United States continued to renew its commitment to manufacturing. While the industry experienced declines in the early 2000s, since 2010, opportunities in manufacturing have actually been increasing, often at a pace similar to the rest of the economy. Industrial companies focused on sectors like metal fabrication, food production, and transportation products… Read more »


How Can You Be Sure This Manufacturing Role is Right for You?

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When you are looking for a new job, the idea of settling isn’t always appealing. After all, you’ll be spending a significant amount of time in your new role, so you want to make sure that it is right for you. But how do you determine if a particular manufacturing role is a good fit?… Read more »