Category: Workforce Development

Attracting a Workforce Online

Attracting a Workforce Online

Posting jobs and hiring have slowly become online processes. The online hiring trend means companies must advertise well and promote themselves on social media sites when looking to attract new, highly-qualified workers. Companies are now looking to websites like Indeed, ZipRecruiter, and Glassdoor to find qualified employees. So, how can your business stand out with online hiring?

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Creating a Healthy Workplace Environment

Creating a Healthy Workplace Environment

Most companies strive to create a healthy workplace environment. There is comfort in knowing that coworkers can be friends, supervisors can be mentors, and open communication flows throughout the organization. This equilibrium does not come easily; it takes work to create such an ambiance. Through following the tips laid out in this blog, anyone can

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Workforce Development in a Digital Marketplace

Workforce Development in a Digital Marketplace

Developing an efficient workforce is not always the easiest task. New members are consistently joining while old members are leaving. This ongoing process occurs while constant changes are happening in technology, throughout generations, and among companies. To stay relevant in the digital era of workforce development, it is important to understand workforce changes and why

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Understanding the Millennial Workforce

Understanding the Millennial Workforce

At last week’s Manufacturing First expo in Green Bay, WI, the hot topic of conversation was the ever-increasing influence of the millennial generation on the modern workplace. The timing makes sense; multiple speakers at the conference referenced the fact that millennials officially account for over 50% of the American workforce. As they continue to make

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Manufacturing First Recap: Next Gen Workers

Manufacturing First Recap: Next Gen Workers

Today’s presentation by Schenck SC was on how manufacturing appeals to the next generation. The presentation was a nice take on why it’s important to engage young people entering the workforce. Since it’s no secret that skilled trades have seen a decrease in the number of well-qualified workers, it was rejuvenating to open the conversation on how

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The Learning Never Stops

The Learning Never Stops

Last month, the Araymus team visited the Manufacturing Advantage Conference hosted at UW-Stout in Menominee Wisconsin. This conference hosted some of the state’s most impressive producers in their specific industry. This event focused on many of the communication and accessibility issues of Wisconsin’s manufacturers. These included:  Millennial in the Workplace, Engaging Social Media in your enterprise,

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Getting the Most Out of Your Career Page

What's happening on a global scale with Internet engagement?

When the time comes to hire new workers, it helps to take a step back and imagine the process from their point of view. How will they find your job opening? Once they find it, will they like what they see? What’s the actual application process like? These are important questions to ask, and they

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The Next Step for Manufacturers in Workforce Development

The Next Step for Manufacturers in Workforce Development

In previous posts, we’ve covered the importance of standing out to potential workers by being engaging. With more applicants comes the opportunity to hire more qualified, long-lasting workers. This is a huge step in any workforce development campaign. Some businesses may find that they’re always wanting more applicants. But what’s the next step? For companies

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