Bob Schmidt

Recent Posts

3 Strategies to Create a Manufacturing Culture that Attracts and Retains Top Talent

Thursday, 14 March, 2019

Engagement & Operations

Did you know that company culture (or lack thereof) is the fourth most commonly cited reason employees leave their jobs for another opportunity?  When we talk about workplace culture, we’re referring...
Continue Reading

3 Technology Trends Transforming Manufacturing

Thursday, 21 February, 2019

Technology

The widespread adoption of technology is transforming manufacturing operations. Nearly 49% of manufacturers nationwide are using Industry 4.0 innovations, like automation and IIoT (Industrial...
Continue Reading

Manufacturers: 6 Key Questions to Assess Your Employee Engagement

Thursday, 7 February, 2019

Engagement & Operations

How engaged are your employees? Take a closer look, since manufacturing workers are the least engaged of all major occupations, according to the Gallup State of the American Workforce report. Only...
Continue Reading

3 Steps to Help Build and Retain Engaged Employees

Thursday, 17 January, 2019

Engagement & Operations

Hiring new talent can be challenging for any business owner, but retaining qualified, engaged, and productive talent can be even more difficult—especially in manufacturing. In fact, U.S....
Continue Reading