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Women in Manufacturing: Bridging the Labor Gap

By the Attivo Group Skilled labor shortages are a big pain point for manufacturers. Without the right people to get the work done, manufacturers struggle to fill their orders and meet their customers’ needs. The Wall Street Journal reported that the number of unfilled jobs in...

Thinking Outside the Box with Flex Schedules

Thinking Outside the Box with Flex Schedules When you think of flexible work, certain industries and specific jobs automatically come to mind. Writing, administrative work, research, accounting, web design—these are all fields where flex really works. But what about manufacturing? Typically thought of as a hands-on field...

6 Critical Skills for Tomorrow’s Workplace

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Engaging Your Part-time and Hourly Employees
Employee engagement is tricky, even for full-time employees immersed in your company culture. For hourly and part-time employees, true engagement is even more difficult to accomplish. In many cases, your hourly or part-time employees are working in lower-paying roles with limited flexibility, no benefits and a clock-in/clock-out mentality.
5 Things Your Competitors Can Teach You About Attracting Talent 
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To Attract the Best Talent, Focus on Your Employer Brand
The millennial generation is well-known for switching between jobs more frequently than past generations. It seems they’re always looking for a better fit. As a recent Gallup report¹ puts it, “Millennials behave as consumers of workplaces, shopping around for the jobs that best align with their needs and life goals.”