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Goal setting: friend or foe?

Goal setting: friend or foe?
Even if you’re not one for resolutions, you may find yourself setting goals. Whether for personal achievement or professional development, there is a truth to first consider. Jeff Schneider of Sander Training put it this way, “When you set a goal, you create a problem for yourself.” He further explains that there are two outcomes to solve the problem you’ve created.

Lessons learned from mock interviews

Lessons learned from mock interviews

Our lead fabricator and I went to a local high school to host mock interviews as part of their career readiness program. The venue included a roundtable style interaction with each table suited with 6 “candidates.” Juniors and seniors poured in at the start of their day looking dapper to say the least, and those looking to enter the manufacturing industry joined us.

The problem the internet gave us

The problem the internet gave us

When you hear of a company in a small town growing exponentially over the course of a few years, you may think of a web-based business with a strong social platform. It’s quite ironic that this post is the very thing that explains how good old fashioned word of mouth referrals can lead a small shop housing a laser to an industrial campus working in almost every industry imaginable.

In a day where opinions can be instantly shared freely on social media in multiple...

Buyer criteria versus… donuts?

Buyer criteria versus… donuts?

It is said that every consumer has a secret checklist. It is one that is ambiguous, only known to them, and will be the ultimate tool in determining the odds of purchasing a product or service. Statistics further show that we check an average of 10.4 pieces of content before making a decision when buying online. With that in mind, it wasn’t more than a few months ago when NWT decided to poll our current customer base. Our intentions were simple and goals clearly defined.

NWT hosts Manufacturing Day

NWT hosts Manufacturing Day
Even though Manufacturing Day 2017 was officially held on October 6th, Northwest Technologies hosted this event for Estacada High School on the 31st. That’s right, Halloween! Students rolled off the bus...

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    Estacada, Oregon 97023
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    Estacada, Oregon 97023