Manufacturing Job Fair – Wednesday, October 11 from 1PM – 6PM

  Companies Attending Include: Boeing Company Fleet Readiness Center Southeast - Naval Air Systems Command Flightstar Aircraft Services Great Northern Laminations Kelly Services Medtronic Remedy Intelligent Staffing Riley Gear Corporation The Safariland Group Where:   Advanced Technology Center, 401 West State Street, Jacksonville, FL 32202 When:   Wednesday, October 11 from 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM From … Continue reading Manufacturing Job Fair – Wednesday, October 11 from 1PM – 6PM

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While Unemployment Rate Decreases, Skills Gap Remains

Courtesy of  fosteredu.edu by Kate Mosteller Even though the unemployment rate in the United States has steadily decreased in recent years, job openings are now more plentiful than ever - as was seen in the most recent Department of Labor jobs report. Companies large and small are struggling to find the skilled workers they need, … Continue reading While Unemployment Rate Decreases, Skills Gap Remains

Safariland sees success after relocating acquisition to Jacksonville

Courtesy of the Jacksonville Business Journal For Safariland’s Jacksonville manufacturing site, focusing more on making military products was a big change. After acquiring Mustang Survival in 2013 and manufacturing that line in West Virginia, they found it was a difficult, remote location to get to, especially with added military personnel from different branches frequenting the … Continue reading Safariland sees success after relocating acquisition to Jacksonville

Manufacturing Through the Eyes of Human Resources, Recruitment and New Hire Training

By Brian Kingston, MC Assembly - Courtesy of SMT Magazine Perhaps more important than the technology and tools a manufacturing company has are its people. People are what make a company truly great and the process of recruiting talented, skilled, dedicated employees and training them properly for success is an important aspect of any manufacturing … Continue reading Manufacturing Through the Eyes of Human Resources, Recruitment and New Hire Training

​Massive Navy expansion may be easier said than done for U.S. shipbuilders

Courtesy of Jacksonville Business Journal The shipyards of General Dynamics Corp. (NYSE: GD) and Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc. (NYSE: HII) are going to be busy if President Donald Trump follows through on his repeated pledges to massively increase the size of the Navy— but that won’t come without its challenges. Increasing the fleet from 274 … Continue reading ​Massive Navy expansion may be easier said than done for U.S. shipbuilders