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Oct11

How to respond to Vaccine Misinformation in the workplace

The COVID-19 pandemic changed the way many Americans worked last year. So many businesses suffered as a result of the virus, with some having to close their doors completely. Now, thanks to the vaccine rollout, things are starting to get back to normal and workplaces are reopening – even if we still have a long way to go. As of now, nearly 400 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been given in the U.S. But, that number would...

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Sep24

How Cisco-Eagle increased the quality of their sales leads

As the fourth quarter is upon us, it’s probably clear whether reality is meeting yearly expectations. If you require generous fourth-quarter sales to achieve your quarterly and yearly sales quota, you still may be able to meet your projections. A year ago, Cisco-Eagle, a material handling company headquartered in Dallas, TX was conducting extensive research in order to uncover sales leads. They were utilizing Google News and press...

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Sep22

Top packaging trend innovations in 2021 and beyond

The global packaging industry is increasingly investing in smart automation and eco-friendly solutions, customizing their offerings as per a wide range of end-use verticals. The volume of packaging materials has witnessed a significant jump since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. With higher sales of consumer electronics and zero plastic waste objectives, innovations such as 3D printing, automated processes, and circular economies...

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Sep20

The Get-Real Factor. Your service builds or destroys your business

Customers don’t makeup stories about you or your business it is you who create them. The customer simply retells them. How the story is told, and what the content is, is up to you. It’s based on your actions or reactions, combined with their interpretations and perceptions. These stories create the basis for the most powerful form of advertising known to mankind. Word-of-mouth. It is estimated that more than 50% of American business...

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Sep20

Been here before

Most people reading this probably have been, and again, the younger members of your team may not, and could probably use some education to help them be more effective in this current work environment. What I am planning to discuss this month is how the lift truck industry fared during the last financial fiasco (2008-2009) compared to what you are experiencing this time around (2020-2021 and maybe 2022). Neither event was pleasant, and...

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Sep20

Job Shock: Solving the Pandemic & 2030 Employment Meltdown Part VII: Final Word: A Decisive Skilled Talent Decade

The COVID-19 pandemic has been a pivotal time in history. It has caused disastrous disruptions to the world’s economies including that of the United States and radically shifted people’s priorities. During the pandemic, many who lost their jobs when their employers downsized or disappeared were struggling to find good-paying jobs. As pandemic restrictions started to be lifted in the spring of 2021, sizeable numbers of people have not...

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Sep20

‘Don’t Hesitate’ Women in material handling talk about the opportunities and evolution of the business

When it comes to chances for the advancement of women in material handling, Amber Schenck has seen the momentum building. “I see that tide starting to turn. I do see more things being put in place to help empower women,” she said. Schenck is a field service supervisor for Toyota ProLift and has been with the company for three and a half years. Coming from the service industry, the business was her first introduction to industrial...

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