News & Blog

Why Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Matter in the Workplace

As a business executive, it’s likely you’re familiar with the terms diversity, equity, and inclusion. Commonly known as DEI, these three words represent a larger movement of modern-day companies who are working to create a more inviting and inclusive environment for a diverse range of talent.  However, these words are not simply a slogan that […]

Read More...

Elements of Great Workplace

Job searchers were primarily interested in landing a position with the most well-known organization until recently. The fame of a company appears to be less important nowadays. Employees search for firms with missions, goals and initiatives they can support. People want to trust the companies they work for hours each week. Why DEI Matters in […]

Read More...

The Eight Values of an Employer of Choice

Did you know that around 22% of employees plan to look for new jobs in 2022? The Great Resignation, which saw Americans leave their places of employment at a record clip during the second half of 2021, is still upon us. What will you do to make your business a place where employees want to be? One way is to […]

Read More...

Russia-Ukraine Crisis: Supply Chain Questions Every Manufacturer Should Consider

The invasion of Ukraine by Russia, and sanctions imposed on it for doing so, threatens to rock global supply chains that have already been strained by COVID-19. Many companies are being forced to rethink how they source materials. Those who currently source from this region have been forced to move operations or switch suppliers. But […]

Read More...

How to Become an Employer of Choice (in 6 Easy Steps)

Be the Employer You Want to Work For Employers have begun to realize the importance of diversity in the workplace and the gravity of ignoring the rights a diverse employee base. Per the 2021-2023 Diversity, Equity and Inclusive (DEI) Strategic Plan, guidelines are available to help employers improve acceptance and treatment of employees. Coach With […]

Read More...

How to Develop a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Initiative

More than ever, workers, investors and consumers are demanding diversity in the workplace. According to a Glassdoor survey, 76% of jobseekers say diversity is important when evaluating a new employer. Making a business inclusive and equitable is essential to growth. For the manufacturing industry, developing a diversity initiative is a formidable task. By following a few processes […]

Read More...

Department of the Navy – Small Business Updates

Understanding and Navigating Veteran Business Certification Join the Department of the Navy – Office of Small Business Programs (DON OSBP). for a discussion on the Veterans First Verification Program which ensures set-aside funds are awarded to legitimate firms owned and controlled by Veterans and Service-Connected Disabled Veterans.  The speaker will be Mr. Curtis Mohler, PTAC […]

Read More...

The Importance of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Workforce

With everything that goes into running a manufacturing business, diversity initiatives often take a backseat to day-to-day processes. However, recent studies show direct links between equity and operational excellence. More importantly, a diverse workforce brings opportunities to every kind of person at every level. To highlight the importance of diversity in the workforce, let’s explore […]

Read More...