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Customer Service is the Foundation for Success

on November 20, 2017 | posted by

within Continuous Improvement, General, Workforce Development

Customer Service is the Foundation for Success
Begin with these three areas 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 […]

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Filling the Engineering Gap

on August 24, 2017 | posted by

within Workforce Development

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

within Workforce Development

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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How to Fill Your Skill Gaps Now

on October 28, 2016 | posted by

within General, Workforce Development

Fill Your Company Skill Gaps

Are you struggling to fill open positions in your company?  According to data from the 2014 U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, women make up about 47 percent of the total labor force, but only 27 percent […]

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Buy Local

on June 29, 2016 | posted by

within Supply Chain Development, Workforce Development

Buy Local
Working together to support local manufacturing

Imagine a community where manufacturers could help educators to understand what is needed in the workforce and the schools worked to align their curriculum to meet the needs of the local companies.

Imagine a community […]

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