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The US Consumer: Positioned for Strength

September 15, 2021

Would you believe me if I told you that the US consumer is in a better financial position today than when we entered the pandemic? While an underwhelming jobs report and consumer inflation reaching 4.2% are monopolizing economic headlines, the consumer is nevertheless well-positioned to negotiate any turbulence in the ongoing economic recovery.

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Member Profile: Wolter Group LLC

August 25, 2021

A Branded House. Nearly Six Decades After its Inception, Wolter Group LLC Remains a Family Business Offering Cutting-Edge Solutions and Best in Class Service to its Clients. The Wolter Group began in 1962 as Wisconsin Lift Truck, a small family forklift parts business run by its founder Otto Wolter out of his two-car garage. Almost 60 years later, that small company has grown into Wolter Group LLC, which encompasses Wisconsin Lift Truck, Illinois Material Handling, Ellis Systems, Wolter Power Systems, Kensar Equipment Company, Bohnert Equipment Company, A D Lift Truck, and Fleet Services.

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Women in Industry

August 25, 2021

Salena Kirby, Regional Manager of The Lilly Company has been on the job for 13 years, 2 months. Salena’s responsibilities on any given day can be a combination of interviewing, training new employees, coaching current employees, dealing with performance problems, supporting the decision-making process, conducting performance evaluations and setting goals, monitoring performance, controlling expenses and tracking goals.

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Elevate Employee Engagement by Harnessing the Power of Appreciation

August 25, 2021

Would it surprise you to know that the WorkHuman Research Institute that revealed that 21 percent of employees have NEVER been recognized at work and 33 percent haven’t been recognized in 6 months? Even those employees who don’t thrive on recognition, need more attention than that! We must do a better job creating an emotional connection with our employees by acknowledging, appreciating, and applauding their efforts.

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@Work: Tyler Truttmann

August 25, 2021

Tyler Truttmann, Regional Sales Manager of Carolina Handling has been on the job for two years. Tyler’s tenure at Carolina Handling began in 2019 as the GA sales leader before relocating last year where he now acts as a regional sales leader for North and South Carolina. Daily job functions include working with internal and external associates to maximize the customer experience, talent acquisition, market strategy, associate development and business execution.

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