Monthly Archives: April 2015

College Admission Is Not College Readiness- Lisa Damour NY Times

“Let’s not equate college admission with college readiness. The skills needed to graduate from high school and get into college have surprisingly little in common with those needed to manage, much less thrive, away from home in an undergraduate setting.”- … Continue reading

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March 2015 PMPA Business Trends Report- Positive Shipments, Positive Employment Prospects

Ninety-two percent of respondents expect employment prospects to increase or remain the same in our industry over the next three months. According to PMPA’s just released March 2015 Business Trends Report, eighteen (18) of eighty-three (83) respondents (21.7%) expect employment … Continue reading

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Women in Manufacturing Honored

The precision machining industry is clearly a place where women with talent can make a difference, and be recognized for the difference that they make. The Manufacturing Institute Recently held their 2015 STEP Awards honoring women in Manufacturing. Quality Director, … Continue reading

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Five Reasons Job Growth Is Slowing- Dr. Peter Morici

40 percent of recent graduates are not proficient in the basic problem-solving skills normally associated with a college education- Problem-solving is a critical competency in today’s economy. Continue reading

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