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Monthly Archives: February 2015

Manufacturing Executives #1 Fear: Communication with Plant Floor Workers

In the largest quantitative research project of its kind, more than 1500 small and midsized manufacturing CEOs were interviewed (in February 2015) about their greatest barriers, challenges, and fears about growing their companies.  The survey was conducted by TR Cutler, Inc., based in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, the organization which founded the five thousand-member Manufacturing Media […]

Employees Will Listen

This holiday season the motion picture Into the Woods, starring Academy Award winning actress Meryl Streep, was released.  The film of this Stephen Sondheim musical features Streep (the witch and mother of Rapunzel) admonishing parents to be careful of what they say because children will listen. Careful the things you say, children will listen Careful […]

Manufacturers Career Development Critical for Engagement & Retention

New York Times best-selling author Kevin Sheridan shared insight on how career development has a direct impact on employee engagement. Kevin appeared as a guest author on the TalentSpace Blog and urged that career development opportunities are an essential part of employee engagement. In fact, key driver analyses consistently show that career development is the […]