During my travels last year, I asked many customers, agents, and trade show attendees, “What is the biggest challenge you face in your business?” The most common answer was finding qualified, skilled employees. Having the proper work force plays a critical role in a company's success. Now that we have entered a new year, many businesses are evaluating their workload and staffing.
Managing a manufacturing business on a day-to-day basis can be taxing, and it's easy to become consumed with daily hands-on items, forgetting the big picture. Here are some tips to help your manufacturing company evolve and grow.
Change can be difficult—and it can be even more difficult to communicate. People come to work and try to do the best job they can. They are proud of their work and good at what they do. When we ask them to change or do it differently, they can feel slighted.