For military veterans, a successful transition to a civilian career starts at the recruitment stage. The challenge for many companies is to create a plan to recruit the best qualified candidates. IMT Career Journal asked career consultants what they think corporations are doing right and where there is room for military recruitment improvement. Read more
Providing support for the factory sector is a crucial strategy for renewing the U.S. economy. In the first part of a series on boosting American manufacturing, the Brookings Institution recommends the creation of a national network of advanced industries innovation hubs. Read more
When it comes to managing supply chains, manufacturing businesses are doing anything but quelling demands. In fact, many are imposing increasingly strict requirements and heavily scrutinizing suppliers to ensure that all levels of satisfaction are met.
As we reported last month, manufacturers are taking sustainability of supply chains and resources into account when they consider the overall impact of their products and the company at large. But new research shows success in sustainability has a direct correlation to success in business. Leaders recognize that sustainability is about more than protecting the planet — it’s about managing real business risks. Moreover, automation and data management processes are emerging as a key tool to help achieve more sustainable supply chains. Read more