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Smartforce
By Greg JonesOct 14, 2021

Pathways to a Globally Competitive Sales Team

For sales leaders, the CMTSE program provides a ready solution to management by objectives (MBOs) and a useful key performance indicator (KPI) for each of your salespeople.

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Smartforce
By Greg JonesAug 13, 2021

Join in the American Precision Museum Fundraiser Raffle

Thanks to a generous donation from the L.S. Starrett Company, the American Precision Museum (APM) is pleased to announce a fundraising raffle of a limited edition, 0-4 inch OD micrometer set in the “American Pride” color scheme.

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Smartforce
By Gail McGrewJul 30, 2021

Industry-Approved Training on RoboticsCareer.org

Manufacturers who seek employees with certain competencies can use the competency framework that ARM has created as well. Likewise, training providers developing new robotics programs can rely on competency frameworks for curricula and education benchmarks

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Smartforce
By Greg JonesJul 15, 2021

Please Join Us in a Workforce Survey

The survey focuses on the advanced manufacturing technician job function, defined as those “technicians who run and maintain factory equipment and assembly processes, monitor and check the product quality, and document results." 

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Smartforce
By Kristin BartschiJul 08, 2021

AMT executive appointed to National Coalition of Advanced Technology Centers board of directors

Today, AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology and NCATC, the National Coalition of Advanced Technology Centers, announced that Greg Jones, vice president, Smartforce Development, AMT, was elected to the NCATC board of directors ...

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Smartforce
By Greg JonesFeb 10, 2021

Time is of the Essence

Over the years, you’ve seen us outline in this column the importance of supporting industry-recognized standards and credentials as one solution to the skills gap that we face in the advanced manufacturing industry. In most other industries, standard...

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