This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

training

>Tag:training

Your Personnel is Your Competitive Advantage

How does your employee development program stack up?

Back in 1995, most major manufacturers of capital goods backed out of providing management and operating training programs for their dealers and area representatives. They deemed it was too expensive. From that point on, employee development across the country stopped.

That is still an amazing statement, isn’t it?

I am […]

By | November 15th, 2014|Categories: Articles and News|Tags: , , , |

Future Jobs

How will you stay in business without talented people in it?

Some of you have become sensitized to the fact there is a serious transition taking place in the American workplace. There are going to be 79 million people leaving the workforce between 2010 and 2030—the most highly educated workforce in the history of the world. […]

By | May 15th, 2014|Categories: Articles and News|Tags: , , |

Dare to Prepare

Fact: Lower job preparedness is becoming the norm – and it’s up to us to equip our current and incoming personnel at every level. Our customers are counting on it.

This is Part 2 of a special three-part series. Last month, we looked at the subject of technicians and the challenges we face in attracting, […]

By | October 15th, 2013|Categories: Articles and News|Tags: , , |

Owner Investment is Tied Directly Into People Productivity

Ask yourself, how much technology, innovation and training is enough?

I recently read an article addressing the gap in productivity between Canada and the U.S.

It pointed to the fact that in the first quarter of 2013, Canadian productivity dropped by 0.9 percent versus a gain of 1.2 percent in the U.S. Statistics Canada stated the productivity […]

By | October 1st, 2013|Categories: Articles and News|Tags: , |

Let’s Start To Solve The Shortage Of Technicians

Why aren’t we leveraging the skills of our current workforce?

At the recent AED Summit I had the opportunity to visit with acquaintances from many dealerships representing many brands and products. They were an eclectic group of talented people. We had the chance to discuss the usual challenges of equipment dealers across the country. And, as […]

By | March 15th, 2012|Categories: Articles and News|Tags: , , , |

Curious, Trained, And Motivated Employees

This is the battleground of the next 20 years.

I really struggle with a comment I hear all too often.

“I can’t afford to provide training to my employees. Once they are trained they will leave and go work for someone else and all I did was pay for the training.”

Does that mean it is better to […]

By | February 15th, 2012|Categories: Articles and News|Tags: , |

Maintaining Capital Equipment – It Is Past Time To Do It Right

This isn’t just dropping fluids and changing filters, but nor does this mean wasting journeyman skills and cost for the job of pure maintenance.

When we are young, we think we are bulletproof. Nothing will hurt us, we believe, and as a result we (at least the males of the species) are not too responsible when […]

By | September 15th, 2011|Categories: Articles and News|Tags: , , |

Employee Development In The NEW World And You

These are extremely unsettling times yet the work continues on.

The marketplace in the United States has rarely seen such dichotomies. Today there are some 14 million unemployed and more underemployed. More than half of the unemployed have been without work for more than six months. Yet there is a mismatch between the skills of the […]

By | July 15th, 2011|Categories: Articles and News|Tags: , , |

Avoid Employee Musical Chairs

Job creation is coming back – how will you keep your valuable people from walking away to other opportunities?

For the past three years, since the fall of 2008, the pendulum has been on the side of the employer. Now it is starting to swing. The employers have been able to keep employees not […]

By | April 15th, 2011|Categories: Articles and News|Tags: , , |

A Personal Note On Career Development From Ron Slee

 

I am pleased to be able to talk to you through “The Scoop,” The AED Foundation’s new and exciting e-newsletter. Check out the different programs that are offered here. I would especially like you to consider registering yourself or your managers for our upcoming May webinars, as they are comprehensive and inexpensive. Then in June we […]

By | April 15th, 2011|Categories: Articles and News|Tags: , , , , , |