Monthly Archives: February 2014

Unpaid Internships- Gamble Or Good Idea?

Friends don’t let friends do unpaid internships. Parents, why would you let someone take such terrible advantage of your children and the monies you think that you “invested” in their education? Continue reading

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We’re Working Overtime- How Would That Impact Your Personal Economy?

PMPA’s January 2014 Business Trends Report shows that 58% of our shops were scheduling overtime, and 36% of our shops were scheduling 45 hours or more in January.
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STEM Commercialization and Entrepreneurship Forum

Hudson  High School in Hudson, Ohio will be hosting a statewide Believe in Ohio STEM Commercialization and Entrepreneurship Forum  February 22, 2014. The program will be hosted by Dr. Julian Earls, retired Director – NASA Glenn Research Center & Executive in … Continue reading

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There Is Actually an Employee Shortage

Cultural unemployment occurs when the jobs available are not desired by unemployed workers due to cultural patterns. Factory and truck driving jobs were desirable jobs a generation ago, but the culture has changed and now a large portion of the available labor pool is avoiding these careers.
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Success in the New Economy- The Case For You

Not every degree is direct preparation for employment.

Will your education prepare you for the world of work, or the world of debt and underemployment?

The shops of the precision machining industry have openings for people who bring skills and talent.
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2014 STEP Awards- Recognizing Women in Manufacturing

Yesterday the Manufacturing Institute recognized  160 Women for their leadership and contributions to manufacturing. The STEP Awards recognize women at all levels of manufacturing, from the factory floor to the C-suite. The STEP Awards call for women in Science, Technology, … Continue reading

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Real Jobs At A Local Job Fair

Job Fair today in Akron Ohio Here is a sampling of the manufacturing type jobs that were posted by 17 of the 80 companies at the fair. Note that only one engineering job specified a college degree required- we suspect … Continue reading

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