Growing Pains: A Process for Cutting Ties with Long-Time Employees
When your business is growing but a certain employee is not, it may be time to let them go. However, first stepping the employee through a process that includes warning and conversation with them is crucial.
CMM Systems Must Comply With FDA Validation
Validation requirements set by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration can be tricky to satisfy. The following recommendations will lead to validation of both the CMM system and the inspection process.
Where Did the Employees Go?
As many employees have exited the workforce, manufacturers are left with doing more with fewer people. Therefore, management must work hard to attract new employees and retain the good ones.
Gardner Business Index: Precision Machining February 2023
In February, GBI: Precision Machining component activity generally changed direction in a good way.
How Important Is the Look of Your Machine Tools?
Performance comes first, but there is value in equipment having a modern appearance, especially in terms of attracting potential young employees and engaging customers.
My/Mine Our/Ours — A Reflection on Pronouns
When we use possessive pronouns in reference to others, we imply subconscious ownership, possession or superiority. When we choose these pronouns, two things happen.
Gift a 3D Printer to an Employee?
Some shops have purchased inexpensive polymer 3D printers for their operations. Does it make sense to take this a step further and give (or loan) a sharp young employee one to experiment with at home? This small investment could pay off for your shop in different ways.