Maria Gaeta, the corporate director of human resources for Mar-Bal Inc., headquartered in Chagrin Falls, spoke to a room full of manufacturing HR professionals. She was there to tell the story of how Mar-Bal is facing the challenge of hiring manufacturing labor and turnover head on.
Last week, business owners and HR professionals heard Kim Harris and Nick Stepanovich of ADP speak about being prepared to deal with unpredictable costs associated with running a manufacturing company. While any business has expected costs, one of the most seldom thought about—and where a lot of the unpredictability comes in—is your human capital.
Networking is essential for growing your personal and professional brand. Networking is a competency and a process that needs to be honed and crafted in order to be successful. Although it seems "second nature" to many, the most successful business people have a good amount of strategy behind their networking process.
Supercharge Your Website and Fill Your Sales Funnel
Your website never sleeps, and it’s the number one place where people can find your business. And as we change our products, markets, and abilities – shouldn’t those changes bring customers back to our website again and again? So why don’t we pay more attention and resources to our websites?
Happy that the weather cooperated for my early morning drive to WIRE-Net's first seminar of 2016. Sad that I didn't win the powerball lottery. Happy to see so many good friends wanting to learn how to improve their pricing, sales, and gross margin!