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How Can You Be Extremely Busy and Still Go Out of Business?

May 2, 2022

  We hear it all the time.  I am so busy I will never be able to catch up, even if I was able to hire an additional 20-25 employees. The big question to ask yourself is, how can you be so busy that you cannot see straight that your

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Our Future Workforce

December 1, 2022

The number one call the association receives relates to not being able to hire enough help, regardless of economic conditions.  Unfortunately young people are not seeing, hearing or feeling us.  We are not on their radar.  According

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Cyber Insurance Program Update

April 4, 2022

Cyber Insurance Program Update For many months your association director has been working on a cyber insurance program that will help WPMA members and be relatively affordable. Listed below is information from a large insurance company,

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How are Vietnam and the US Female Labor Force Similar?

March 9, 2022

How are Vietnam and the US Female Labor Force Similar? The wood products factories in Vietnam are not the only ones short on labor.  Clothing, shoe and electronics factories are dealing with the same issue.  Not enough good steady

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Will the Employment Problem Ever Improve?

January 3, 2022

It seems like more and more businesses are closing because they are unable to find any employees that want to work.   The most asked question that comes into our office is, "How can I hire enough people to fill the orders coming in?"  

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