Monthly Archives: May 2014

How to Utterly Ruin Your Chances of Advancement When Starting a New Job

Great, you landed the job. Now that you have it, how to not mess it up. Guest post by  Victoria Nicks Founder/CEO of the nonprofit corporation Decoded Everything– purveyor of credible, expert authored informational sites on topics ranging from Decoded Arts, … Continue reading

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5 Sources of Initial Career Success- Don’t Fool Me

Career success is more like a marathon than a sprint. I look for evidence of growth toward a long term goal rather than an impressive first impression. Continue reading

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Radio Interview Precision Plus -Worker Training and Opportunities

PMPA member company President Mike Reader refutes the myth that ” there is no Skills Gap.” Continue reading

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Inventables Wants to Make 3D Milling Mainstream

  Chicago-based Inventables  CEO Zach Kaplan says his company  plans to give away 3D carving machines to libraries and other public maker spaces in all 50 states. “We believe that to ignite the digital manufacturing revolution, we need to provide free … Continue reading

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Nearly 2/3 Recent High School Grads In College, Yet…

53.6%  of recent college grads are either jobless or underemployed (1.5 million recent grads) according to The Atlantic. The Bureau of Labor Statistics just published a supplement to the Current Population Survey highlighting the fact that almost 2/3 of 2013 … Continue reading

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New Employee’s Winning Ways

At Metric Machining in Ontario California, new employee Erika Farias won a  Machining Competition as part of her training at the NTMA Ontario California Training Center’s Regional Competition. Erika bested the others at the 100 question written exam and in the … Continue reading

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