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The Standard Timing Model – Quantifying Industrial Skills for Hiring

The manufacturing skills gap is becoming an ever more extensive problem as global manufacturing continues to rebound. One of the most difficult tasks for hiring managers in the industrial space is getting a true read on the hard skill sets of job candidates. Difficulty finding qualified labor to fuel that growth… Read More

Training Effectiveness in a Manufacturing Environment

The numerous factors that can be used to evaluate training options in manufacturing can be overwhelming, especially with the surge of e-learning opportunities.  There is no doubt that e-learning can have a place, but we should be careful not to let ease of application, short term cost savings, and speed… Read More

Maintenance Training and Asset Management: Creating Value in Manufacturing

With all the efforts, strategies and objectives surrounding preventative and predictive maintenance, not one can be accomplished without a properly targeted training program.  This article on http://www.uesystems.com “Education and asset management: Reliability minus training equals failure” details some of the areas maintenance managers should focus on when considering… Read More