This Day-Henry Ford Doubled Wages

This Day-Henry Ford Doubled Wages Today in 1914 What happens when the pay differential is sizable rather than incremental? That’s what Henry Ford decided to find out when he faced his own version of the Great Resignation.   Today in 1914 Henry Ford made a bold and radical move.  He doubled employee pay and reduced daily hours worked.  … Read More »

Oh Momma Mia!

Oh Momma Mia! It’s National Spaghetti Day! Oh Momma Mia!  It’s National Spaghetti Day!  How do you and your family cook spaghetti?  Do you boil or bake it?  Do you add meatballs, Italian sausage, or chicken?  National Spaghetti Day is celebrated by Americans every year on January 4.  If you’re crazy for pasta, don’t miss… Read More »

First 30 days on a new Job

First 30 days on a new Job You worked hard to create connections and make a positive impression during  job interviews.  Maintain that same energy in your first 30 days at your new job.  Think of the first 30 days of employment as an absorption period.  All new hires learn key information that will set… Read More »

New Year New Resume New Job

New Year New Resume New Job A new year is upon us. You have just refreshed your resume and uploaded it onto reputable job boards. The next step is to find that new “dream job”.  Finding that new dream job is a breeze… said no one, ever. Finding that perfect job is stressful, but that… Read More »

Time to Refresh Your Resume

Time to Refresh Your Resume You once wrote an amazing resume and you have been sending the same one out for years.  No matter how amazing your resume might be, if it’s out of date then it’s going to be out of mind.  It’s time to refresh your resume.  Luckily for you updating your resume will… Read More »

So It’s A Bomb Cyclone

So It’s A Bomb Cyclone Well, if you have seen any news this week you know all about the Bomb Cyclone that is crossing the U.S. and Canada.  So, it’s a Bomb cyclone…  Just what does that mean? Definition A bomb cyclone, or bombogenesis, is defined by a rapidly intensifying storm. That can happen when atmospheric… Read More »

December’s World of Holidays

December’s World of Holidays Welcome to December’s world of holidays.  December has many multicultural celebrations. From Christmas to Omisoka, the last month of the year is a “world of holidays.”   Allow me to highlight some of December holidays around the world. Hanukkah 12/18 – 12/26 Hanukkah, or Chanukah, is an eight-day Jewish celebration that commemorates… Read More »

Manufacturing Trends 2023

Manufacturing Trends 2023 Manufacturing trends 2023 will show despite supply chain challenges, labor shortages and an uncertain economic environment, the manufacturing industry continues to surpass the expectations of previous years. But to maintain this growth, they will need to use digital technologies, adopt strategies, and drive supply chain resiliency. Continued Strength The manufacturing industry has… Read More »

Sourcing a Candidate

Sourcing a Candidate Businesses have never done as much hiring as they do today. They’ve never spent as much money doing it in sourcing a candidate. Census data shows, that the majority of people who took a new job last year weren’t even searching for one: Somebody came and got them. Someone sourced them. Attributes Keep it… Read More »

IIoT and Manufacturing

IIoT and Manufacturing IIOT and manufacturing is still strong for 2023.  Enterprise has a way of moving toward innovations with the best value. One of the innovations in transformation of the manufacturing industry in the era of Industry 4.0 is the use of analytics bundled with IIoT.  The emergence of  IIoT gives lean efforts a… Read More »