Whether you provide benefits currently, or plan to provide them in the future, you need to know how to assess these benefits to ensure you’re doing what you need to for your employees, without paying more than you should. As business owners, we often avoid obtaining information about insurance and financial planning because there are […]
Manufacturers operate using a network of systems including equipment, machines, and processes that are run in a centralized manner and are often backed up on a company owned server. The increased level of cyber attacks occurring within the industry are forcing manufacturers to strengthen security for company data and systems through security software, firewalls, and […]
When searching for employees, manufacturers should not discount hiring people with intellectual disabilities. They are an en excellent resource for jobs that require repetitive tasks. To Learn more, check out the article by Stephen E. Morris, executive director of Favarh – The Arc of the Farmington Valley, published in the Hartford Business Journal on Feb. […]
The Hartford Business Journal recently published information regarding a $6 million grant awarded to the state of Connecticut by the U.S. Department of Labor which is to be used to develop training programs for the manufacturing and aerospace industries. Read the full article.
There are an estimated 9,300 manufacturing job openings in Connecticut’s nearly 4,500 manufacturing firms (based on CBIA’s 2014 Survey of Connecticut Manufacturing Workforce Needs). This number will grow to more than 3 million openings over the next decade (according to Deloitte University’s data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics and Gallup survey). The number […]