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Public Safety Update: EPCRA Tier II Reporting Collaboration

By Keith Ridley, Environmental, Health & Safety Program Manager   On January 29, 2019,  thirty five people, including industry representatives, emergency managers, and first responders participated in the first of many…

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Four Tips for Retaining New Associates

Hourly employee turnover cost is 16 percent of their salary. It costs roughly $4,659 to replace a $14/hr employee   Recent Bureau of Labor Statistics reports indicate that the unemployment rate is 3 percent with Tennessee…

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Career Quest: Region's Largest Career Fair

  Would you like to participate in the region’s largest career fair?  CareerQuest-TN is an effort to give eighth through twelfth graders a chance to see what manufacturing is all about.  On April 11-12 we will bring thousands…

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TN Small Manufacturer’s Advantage Program

Developed specifically with our small (less than 100 FTE’s) companies in mind, the TN Small Manufacturer’s Advantage Program is funded through a cooperative agreement with the National Institute of Standards and Technologies (…

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800,000 missing more than their paychecks

Written by Tim Waldo, UT CIS Workforce Development Consultant Originally posted on https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/800000-missing-more-than-paychecks-tim-w… Jobs matter. If you’ve ever been without one, you know the inescapable…

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Smart Technologies

By Michael Codega, Solutions Consultant I recently conducted an internet search on “2019 manufacturing trends”. Each resulting article focused on the same concepts: automation, block chain, smart manufacturing, connected devices…

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