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Improving Organizational Performance

on January 30, 2019 | posted by

within Continuous Improvement, General, Workforce Development

Gallup has conducted decades of research on organizational performance.  Their research into Clifton Strengths has proven how much an employee’s ability to do what they do best every day effects not only the employee, but also their team and the […]

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Today’s Transforming Workforce

on December 17, 2018 | posted by

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What employees want

The most recent State of the American Workforce Report from Gallup states that “51% of U.S. employees say they are actively looking for a new job or watching for openings.”  The perception that people have of the current […]

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Customer Service is the Foundation for Success

on November 20, 2017 | posted by

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Customer Service is the Foundation for Success

 

Here’s three tips to improve your customer service

 

A great customer service team can help you to attract new customers, retain current clients, deal with and resolve any issues, drive increased sales, understand current customer needs, and […]

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Filling the Engineering Gap

on August 24, 2017 | posted by

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Filling the Engineering Gap

Local Engineers and Manufacturing Companies Surveyed

Early this year FASTLANE partnered with Champaign Economic Partnership (CEP) in Champaign County, Ohio to help manufacturers throughout the county to recruit and retain engineers.

In April, the partnership launched two surveys.  One was […]

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Manufacturing Industry Perception

on July 27, 2017 | posted by

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Is the Manufacturing Industry Unstable?

 

In December 2016, Deloitte and The Manufacturing Institute conducted a study on the Public Perception of the Manufacturing Industry.  In this study, one-third of Americans stated that they would not encourage their children to pursue a […]

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