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Gear Talk With Chuck

Internships: How Does the Employer Benefit? Part II

[starbox] In my previous post I talked about the official ways an internship program benefited our company. Today I’d like to talk about a couple of unanticipated aspects of the

Gear Talk With Chuck

Internships: How Does the Employer Benefit?

[starbox] The first question my boss asked me when I suggested we start an intern program was “What’s in it for us?” Fortunately I had done my homework and read

Gear Talk With Chuck

Is It Summer Yet?

[starbox] With the extreme weather much of the country has been having it isn’t too surprising that many people are daydreaming about summer vacations and relaxing days far from the

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Each One Teach One

[starbox] I have posted previously about the need for mentors and teachers in the gear trade. Once a year the National Society of Professional Engineers designates a National Engineers Week

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Many Hands Make For Light Work

[starbox] As mentioned in my last posting, the AGMA Helical Gear Rating Committee ([HGRC)] was in Chicago this week for two days of work on the next edition of the

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Gear Training Then and Now

[starbox] Blogging about gear training brings to mind the widely attended Illinois Tool Works Gear School that Bob Moderow operated on behalf of his employer. When I attended in 1979,

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Who Taught You About Gears?

[starbox] “The beginning of wisdom is calling things by their proper name” — Chinese proverb Who taught you about gears? I was blessed with some great mentors in the early