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We’re excited to continue the conversation with you about developing your manufacturing workforce! An OMEP consultant will be in touch shortly. In the meantime, if you’d like to read more about employee development and workforce challenges, take a look at the blog posts below.

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Acting Fast to Slow Machinist Turnover

This article originally appeared on Industry Week. Guest blog post by Linda Wechsler, senior consultant at OMEP. Paola Castaldo, managing consultant, and Russ Gaylor, manufacturing consultant, also contributed to this article. How […]

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Oregon Equal Pay Act: What Employers Need to Know

Potential exposure for a violation of Oregon’s Equal Pay Act is considerable Employees alleging unpaid wages or pay equity discrimination may be awarded two years of back pay, compensatory and […]

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Skills Shortage? What Skills Shortage?

The Skills Shortage Solution to Date: Panic! There has been much publicity and alarm surrounding the impending shortage of skills in manufacturing. Evidence of the skills shortage has been raised […]

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5 Ways Manufacturers Can Increase Employee Engagement

Leading people can be challenging, and following a leader can feel frustrating as well. We’re all just trying to do our best at work, whether we’re owners, managers, or employees. Everyone has […]

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Low Cost Employee Development for Manufacturers

Employee Development Doesn’t Have to be Costly The ability to get the best out of your employees, and unlock their greater potential is sometimes just a matter of opportunity. While many […]

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Developing Career Paths for Your Employees

Many employers focus on salary and benefit packages as a way to attract new hires and retain existing employees. Smart companies know they need to offer more. But what? There […]

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How To Build Team-Driven Structured On the Job Training

Last month I talked about the importance of developing your employees. Yet it can be difficult to develop training that sticks for many reasons. In part because training calls upon […]

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The Importance of Developing Your Employees

In today’s economy, if your business isn’t learning, then you’re going to fall behind.  Your employees produce, refine, deliver and manage your products or services every day. Creating an effective employee […]

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Growing Successful Managers

Do you utilize your managers in a way that allows them a path to success? Many companies waste their managerial talent. It’s easy to do! Instead of using your managements’ […]

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