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With many print employers ramping up hiring this summer, we thought it would be a great idea to examine the different types of positions available in the print and packaging world. Take a moment to visit the areas of operations that a typical print facility houses and the variety of roles that fall within each […]

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Investing in your company's future during the pandemic

WORKPLACE WELLNESS Just as companies began to feel comfortable bringing workers back to full or partial capacity, the Delta variant swooped in to ruin the party. Some companies have halted their plans to return to work, while others are once again making drastic changes to their office configurations. Unlike the first time around, we have a greater […]

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Strategies for coping with labor shortages

The past year for most industries has undoubtedly been a roller coaster when it comes to hiring, and the print and packaging industry is feeling the pinch. Things are sure to get a bit hairier as we enter the coveted holiday season. Talent is scarce due to many factors, including workers switching industries, moving away, […]

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Can you use a candidate's transferable skills? Ask these three questions before you hire.

The labor market is tight, and companies that have been in business for decades are finding themselves less able to recruit and retain skilled workers. In commercial printing, the pandemic has only amplified issues that have been in play for 20 years. An aging and retiring workforce challenges the gradual loss of technical programs that […]

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Commercial Printers: Start building tomorrow's workforce pipeline today

HERE’S HOW. Professional press operators and technicians are at the top of their game. The downside – soon, they’ll be out of the game. The workforce in print and publishing is one of the most expert because it’s one of the fastest aging, with 36% of printing employees at or nearing retirement age. Beyond retiring, […]

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