Convey the Importance of Customer Service to Your Manufacturing Team

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When one thinks of customer service skills, it’s easy to picture companies that cater to retail, financial, technology, health care and hospitality. All of those industries consistently deal with customers on a face-to-face basis. But in truth, all industries need to prepare and train their people for excellent customer service because it reflects a dedication […]

See What Changes Are Happening In Steel Factories

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Steel factories do not run the way they used to. In fact, they have changed quite a bit over the past decade. Take, for example, the ArcelorMittal in Burns Harbor, Indiana on Lake Michigan. The company operates a program known as the Steelworker for the Future program. This program enrolls people who want to work […]

How to Make HR Presentations More Enjoyable

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If you’ve ever had to sit through a business presentation directly related to HR topics, you’ve quickly noted that it got dull very fast. Why? Because most HR people are talking about facts and figures around employee performance, personnel policies, and other workplace metrics. Now if you’re on the other side of the presentation you […]

How To Optimize Your Job Postings

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When jobs open up, companies like to advertise for new employees as quickly as possible in order to begin the hiring process without much of a delay. Job postings are published in newspapers, magazines, on bulletin boards, in online forums, with internet job sites and on social media sites. However, often these job postings are not fully […]

What To Include And Feature In Your LinkedIn Profile

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LinkedIn has become one of the best resources for professionals to find new jobs, network with others in their industry and become experts in their field. This social site also serves as a virtual resume for those who use it, which makes finding a job a little bit easier in today’s ultra-competitive market. In today’s […]

How Manufacturers Can Improve with the Industrial Internet

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The great information highway has transformed every industry on the planet in the last fifteen years. However, the manufacturing sector is one of the last frontiers when it comes to Internet and cloud-based technology adoption. There are a few good reasons for this, such as the urgency to use new technology based and automated industrial […]

Is Your Manufacturing Presence Ready for the Mobile World?

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Currently, technology is taking over many forms of business, and mobile is simply the newest form of technology. Instead of dying down, the popularity and use of mobile technology continues to advance, causing different industries to utilize mobile apps and create mobile-optimized presences. Manufacturing fits in with this new trend, and there are some ways […]

Advice for Better Engaged Manufacturing Decisions

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Going from raw data to helpful and enlightening information is often the most difficult process of manufacturing. In order to get better engaged manufacturing decisions, it takes various aspects. It relies on a good level of business intelligence, along with some other factors for a successful final result. Here are some helpful tips to better […]

Office Must-Do’s | Lean Manufacturing

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One of the best attributes in an efficient workplace is the observance of Lean Six Sigma Office operations. This methodology aims on providing a productive and enhanced customer service from employees and the entire business processes are well managed. Lean office routines can be significantly applied on office supply waste management, clerical/administrative tasks, and the […]

Real Time Data will Help Your Lean Manufacturing Strategy

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If you are looking for ways to take your lean manufacturing to an all new level, then implementing real-time data capabilities can help. There are several things that you can do to make this happen, but utilizing the real time data for its full potential in all Lean strategies and practices will prove to be […]