Employee Compensation & Recruitment

Finding good employees is essential to the success of any company and MHEDA wants to help you find the best talent. Use the resources below to grow your teams. These resources are only available to Members of MHEDA. If you are not a Member and want to learn more about joining, click here.

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Employee Compensation Market Analysis

Get access to valuable compensation data utilizing a platform called LaborIQ which pulls salary data from 8.6million W2 forms every month to give insight on job titles, education levels, years of experience, job location, industry, and provides job descriptions and skill requirements for each position.

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Members have access to download the Employee Compensation Dashboards for common job titles amongst MHEDA Members, in the most common regions.

Access the following job titles:

  • Mechanical Design Engineer 
  • Robotics Programmer 
  • Programmer
  • Project Manager
  • Technical Sales Engineer
  • Director/VP of Marketing 
  • Director/VP of Human Resources 
  • Material Handling Equipment Sales
  • Service Manager
  • Parts Coordinator
  • Forklift Technician

Access reports for the following regions:

  • Atlanta
  • Boston
  • Cleveland
  • Chicago
  • Charlotte
  • Dallas
  • Kansas City
  • Los Angeles
  • Milwaukee
  • Philadelphia
  • Phoenix
  • Tampa

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Discounted Custom Reporting
MHEDA Members receive a special discounted rate per custom report with The Bundy Group. For more information, contact Alex Chausovsky, Director of Analytics and Consulting at The Bundy Group.

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How Your Dealership Can Take Advantage of CFT (Certified Forklift Technician) Certification

August 24, 2023Duration: 29:23

The shortage of highly skilled forklift technicians continues to be an ongoing trend that presents significant hiring challenges to dealerships of all sizes. To combat this, many dealerships report that […]

MHEDA Talks: Jinger McPeak on Hiring for Culture

May 17, 2023Duration: 30:57

Host Shari Altergott, Chief Experience Officer of The CX Edge talks with Jinger McPeak of Ethium by EControls about the importance of workplace culture and finding employees that fit with your culture. […]

Employee Strategies for Navigating Your Business

February 28, 2023Duration: 59:05

One of the biggest challenges faced by business owners today is attracting and retaining great people. During this entertaining and fast moving session, Gene touches on some of the most […]

Winning the War for Talent: Comprehensive Review of Building a Talent Strategy

December 22, 2022Duration: 27:39

In this 6th and final webinar in the series, speaker, Alex Chausovsky, Director of Analytics & Consulting, Miller Resource Group will complete the journey with a comprehensive review of what […]

Winning the War for Talent: Attract, Hire, and Retain Your Most Valuable Asset

October 24, 2022Duration: 29:58

In this fifth of six webinars, speaker, Alex Chausovsky, Director of Analytics & Consulting, Miller Resource Group will summarize the key pillars of talent strategy and highlight the “low-hanging fruit” […]

Winning the War for Talent: Top Factors in Talent Retention

August 19, 2022Duration: 32:44

In this fourth of six webinars, speaker, Alex Chausovsky, Director of Analytics & Consulting, Miller Resource Group will focus on the third pillar of talent strategy: retaining your company’s impact […]

Winning the War for Talent: Effective Hiring Strategies

June 10, 2022Duration: 34:33

In this third of six webinars, speaker, Alex Chausovsky, Director of Analytics & Consulting, Miller Resource Group will explore the second pillar of talent strategy: effective hiring practices. We will […]

Winning the War for Talent: Attracting Top Talent

April 22, 2022Duration: 34:21

In this second of six webinars, speaker, Alex Chausovsky, Director of Analytics & Consulting, Miller Resource Group will focus on the first pillar of talent strategy: attracting workers to your […]

CFT – Certified Forklift Technician

There is an extreme shortage of qualified forklift technicians in the industry. As many as 10,000 forklift technicians are needed within the next two years. MHEDA and the nationwide Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) have partnered to help fill this gap by creating the Certified Forklift Technician (CFT) program.

The CFT is a nationally portable, industry-led, hands-on training and assessment certification program developed through the MHEDA and MSSC partnership to prepare individuals with in-demand skills to maintain, service, and repair forklift trucks.

Waukesha Community Technical College piloted the first CFT course. In the picture is the Fairchild team and one of their technicians, the CFT instructor, Jason Solberg and the dean of WCTC, Mike Shiels. 

Interactive map to see community colleges that work with MSSC

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These are universities that have an industrial distribution program or related programs such as supply chain management or industrial technology/engineering program. MHEDA works closely with them and our objective is to introduce students to the material handling equipment distribution industry and increase their recognition and appreciation of the rewarding career opportunities that exist among our member companies. As employers you have the opportunity to connect with these students who represent the future of the Material Handling industry.

Clemson University
Clemson, SC

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East Carolina University
Greenville, NC

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Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN

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Texas A&M University
College Station, TX

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University of Nebraska at Kearny
Kearny, NE

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Career Videos

MHEDA has the tools for you to communicate to students, recent graduates, and young talent from other industries the vast opportunities and career paths available in the material handling industry, and at your company.

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