How Well Are Your People Development Systems Functioning?

Smart Talent Systems Can Help Gauge Performance Written by Tim Waldo, UT CIS Workforce Development Specialist   Systems are everywhere. Unfortunately, many systems go unseen and unexamined. Back around the 1990’s the concept…

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Free COVID Test Kits for TN Industries

  The state of Tennessee has authorized a program for interested Tennessee businesses to obtain COVID-19 tests kits, free of charge while supplies last. The goal of the program, administered jointly by the Tennessee Health…

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Middle Tennessee Wage and Benefits Survey

Middle Tennessee Industrial Development Association has a collaborative project underway with many partners throughout the mid-state to document the local wage and benefit structure in our communities. Geared towards Industrial…

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Top 5 Reasons to Take a Leadership Course

By Rick Durham, Vital Learning Leadership Essentials Instructor Leadership is the art of motivating a team to reach a common goal.  Many people underestimate the importance of strong leadership skills.  Here are the top 5…

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Smart Manufacturing Survey

Your chance to voice your opinion! Do you work for a small or medium-sized manufacturer (SMM, with fewer than 500 employees)? Or do you work with such companies as a consultant? We invite you to participate in a smart…

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America’s Cutting Edge (ACE) CNC Machining Training Program

Register now for a 2021 Virtual CNC Machining Training Simulator course created by a UT professor.  Attendance is free – no prior CNC knowledge required.  The Spring 2021 course is completely virtual using the CNC simulation…

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