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Timing is critical in hiring process


October 3, 2014 11:33 am ET

From the beginning of my time in the recruiting industry, the term “time kills deals” was beat into my head. I know that the recruiting industry is not the only industry where people use this term, but what it means is that the more time ...

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SPI, SME create online training to fill plastics industry skills gap


October 2, 2014 2:29 pm ET

Some of the biggest questions facing the plastics industry right now are what the next generation of the workforce will be like, and where they will come from.

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Extreme Tool uses remote Michigan location to attract younger workers


September 30, 2014 3:47 pm ET

“I'm not saying there's anything wrong with being an old guy like me. But I do believe in the power of youth and reinvesting in training. The bottom line is we're preparing for the next 40 years, not the last 40."

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RJG buys UK training group G&A


September 30, 2014 11:10 am ET

G&A Moulding Technology Ltd., a United Kingdom-based training and consultancy group, has been bought by RJG Inc., the U.S.-based training business.

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iPhone 6 supplier Jabil accused of labor violations


September 29, 2014 6:00 pm ET

The same Jabil Circuit Inc. facility in Wuxi, China that faced labor violation accusations last September just before the iPhone 5S and 5C release is facing similar charges this September, after the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus release.

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Worker injured in fire at Primex sheet plant


September 24, 2014 5:37 pm ET

UPDATED — A Primex Plastics Corp. worker burned in an electrical accident at the company’s Mesquite, Nev., plant will recover, according to a company official.

Newell Rubbermaid to offer lump-sum pension benefits to 5,700


September 24, 2014 11:33 am ET

Newell Rubbermaid Inc. will offer about 5,700 former vested employees not yet receiving pension benefits the opportunity to convert their future monthly annuity to a cash lump-sum benefit.

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California mold maker adds new press


September 9, 2014 1:54 pm ET

M.R. Mold & Engineering Corp. of Brea, Calif., has upgraded its injection molding capability to enhance testing and sampling of customer molds prior to shipment.

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CEO likeability is an unmeasured asset


September 9, 2014 12:01 pm ET

Would you want to work for Artie T.?

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Society shift to blame for skills gap


September 9, 2014 11:15 am ET

Today, finding skilled manufacturing workers is a top concern for factories in the United States and, really, around the world. Here in the USA, it's hard even to interest people in factory jobs, and even engineering and technology, particularly the ...

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