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Manufacturing & California are on Fire!

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According to Industry Week and the National Association of Manufacturers, manufacturing is on fire! Manufacturers’ optimism registered 95.1% – the highest level EVER recorded! Manufacturers are projecting historic growth in investments (4.1%), hiring (3.1%) and wages (2.7%).  Projected wage growth is the fastest in 17 years. The bottom line – manufacturing is on fire!           Now to turn general perceptions on its head, Industry Week did a study of the top states for manufacturing jobs and California was #1! Clearly, this was accomplished in a state that doesn’t favor manufacturing jobs (even though they pay well).  Manufacturing…
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Do You See Your People as Assets or Expenses?

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Ponder this question: How do you see your people? Assets or expenses? We all might like to jump to the answer of assets but is it true? A few questions to consider include: if sales are down for the quarter, do you think about investing in people to grow the business or cutting back on people to keep margins steady?
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