EJ Ajax Shares Best Practices In Workforce Development

If you’re planning to attend the 2014 FABTECH expo in Atlanta, you won’t want to miss the Metalforming Pioneer Company Panel Discussion, taking place on Tuesday, November 11 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Georgia World Congress Center. There is no cost to attend the event, but space is limited. This special panel will feature a presentation from Metalforming Pioneer Award recipient EJ Ajax and Sons. Erick Ajax will […]

Knowledge Capital and the Post-Industrial Society

41 years ago, American sociologist Daniel Bell coined the term “post-industrial” in his book The Coming of Post-Industrial Society: A Venture in Social Forecasting. Bell predicted that America would transition from the production of goods to the production of services, with few companies remaining to directly manufacture hard goods.  Was he right?

EJ Ajax Pushes To Hire Long-term Unemployed

In January, the U.S. Government engaged with America’s businesses to develop best practices for hiring and recruiting the long-term unemployed to ensure that these candidates receive a fair shot during the hiring process. EJ Ajax is actively participating in this program and is working with an expanded set of talent channels to help the company select qualified long-term unemployed candidates. 

Working With Your Hands and Mind

Precision metal working offers excellent opportunities for employment, with 46 percent of program graduates in Minnesota in 2011 working full time two years after finishing school, according to DEED’s Graduate Employment Outcomes tool. That makes precision metal working one of the top programs in the state for job placement. Read about employees who chose a career in metalforming at EJ Ajax, found success, and now offer solid advice for young people […]

Register Today: Addressing The Skills Gap

When & Where: October 23rd from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at Thomson Reuters How does EJ Ajax find the best candidates for hard-to-fill positions?  Good relationships with local technical colleges, high school administrators, veterans groups, and fellow manufacturers.  Apprenticeships, paid internships, and scholarships are part of our recruitment arsenal as well. These tactics and more will be highlighted on October 23rd as The Manufacturer’s Alliance hosts Addressing The Skills Gap.  Join […]

Congrats To Our Scholarship and Paid Internship Winners!

Ryan Grigoleit of Dunwoody College of Technology and Sergey Levkovich of Anoka Technical College will receive scholarships and paid internships through 2106 at EJ Ajax. In addition, Ryan and Sergey each received personal letters of congratulations from U.S. Senator Al Franken of Minnesota. Great work Ryan and Sergey!