For an employee to be hired and promoted at CabDoor, we don’t require them to be expert woodworkers or have manufacturing experience and a degree or have huge arm muscles. To be hired and promoted, we only look for two qualities:
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With employees pushing product in a matter of seconds, it’s easy for things to get a little disorganized. Tools get misplaced, the trash can is found in a different spot than it was the day before, and dust piles up in that little corner we never think to look at. Sometimes we focus so much on pushing out as much product as we can that we don’t take the time to breathe for a few seconds and look around us. The busy work days filled with goals and deadlines has brought us to a six step process that ensures our workplace environment is organized so that we can reach our goals. Recently, we initiated a company-wide project called the 6 C’s.
One of our goals at CabDoor is to provide the resources our employees need to succeed in their career. And mentoring is one way we do that.
To ensure our customers get the precise measurements they need, we require our employees to learn how to measure down to the 1/16th of an inch. It sounds scary at first to most new employees, but with enough practice and dedication, an employee can catch on in a matter of weeks, sometimes days!
CabDoor is happy to celebrate Savannah, a recent high school graduate, who stuck with our 2017 Summer Hire Program. This program gives young adults a chance to get real, hands-on experience in manufacturing, particularly in wood manufacturing. Continue reading “Creating Skilled Labor Starting With High School”
In our last post, Surviving the Labor Shortage: What’s Going On?, we suggested two ways that companies could recruit and retain skilled employees. They could either 1) outsource components and services, or 2) skill up their own employees. At CabDoor, we implement multiple strategies to combat the skills shortage battle and close the gap. Here’s how:
Do you feel as if employees are hard to find and keep? Do feel as if you are especially short of skilled employees? Is your company facing a skills gap?
Browse kitchens on Pinterest and white cabinets dominate for a clean, elegant look. However, as you keep scrolling, you’ll begin to notice another color that has been slowly emerging. It’s a color that adds some flavor without being too bold. It’s a color that looked clean and tidy without being too boring. That color is gray.