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Treat People Right

Author: Lindsay Merwald/Monday, September 28, 2015/Categories: Industry News - Textile

(Quoted from Marshall Atkinson's blog, atkinsontshirt. Full article here.)
Got employees?  How are you managing them?  Hopefully with a firm and even hand, that plays out as fair, motivating, and guides people towards excellence.
Despite miraculous improvements in technology, machinery and consumables we still need employees to do the work in our shops.  They are the lifeblood of our industry.  If you want a prosperous company, you better treat people right.
Recently I spoke with a long-time reader of this blog (thanks!) that works for somewhat larger apparel decorating company that is so poorly managed I just can’t believe they are still in business.  Let’s just call this person “Fred” for this article.  Obviously not their real name.  
“Fred” was so frustrated that he reached out to me to help him find another job.  Here’s a tip for you shop managers or owners out there:  When you have one of your top producers in the shop just absolutely at their wits end and wants to get the hell out of there, there’s something really wrong with how your company is being run.
So what could drive “Fred” to want to literally just take any job available because he is so fed up?  Let’s check out his complaints:

Click here to read the full article from Marshall Atkinson of atkinsontshirt.com



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