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Mike Knudsen works with businesses and teams to create and implement strategies for growth. He also works on alignment of company goals with internal communication and customer communication and interactions. Contact Mike >>

Vacancy – Production Manager – Electronic Equipment

Job Vacancy Posting

This North West based manufacturing company designs and manufactures its own range of industrial gas detection, control systems and components for the Oil & Gas, Mining and Tunnelling sectors. Profitable and well funded, the company is a leader in its niche. A winner of the UK SME Manufacturing Company of the Year award, the company is a recognised leader in ... Read More »

Vacancy – Senior Electronics Engineer – Instrumentation

Job Vacancy Details

This role is an exciting opportunity to work on a wide range of product development projects from inception to completion. Working as part of a multidisciplinary product development team this role will suit an experienced electronic hardware design engineer. You will be part of a team developing a range of networked and portable devices integrating sensor technology with intrinsically safe ... Read More »

Application Questionnaire – Senior Electronics Engineer – Instrumentation

Application Questionnaire

Thank you for your interest in this opportunity. Please complete the questionnaire which will be used for an initial review of your application. All candidates are required to complete the questionnaire which will be used to create a short-list. Please complete all the questions one at a time before you submit your application. Once you have completed all the questions ... Read More »

Can Content Mapping Help Your Content Marketing Plan?

Content Mapping

Why you should start mapping content as part of your content marketing plan? Prospects are becoming increasingly stubborn to direct sales techniques, and whilst your traditional lead generation methods are losing their influence, your prospects are increasingly able to access free, highly accessible information in all kinds of forms. So, with solution selling your aim is to target the prospect’s ... Read More »

Workshop Details – Marketing Yourself as a Specialist

Shrigley Hall

In preparation for our “Marketing Yourself as a Specialist” workshop please have a look at our preparation notes.  A bit of forethought goes a long way.  We look forward to seeing everyone and hope you will take the time to prepare yourself to get the most out of the workshop. Any questions or feedback in advance of the workshop, please ... Read More »

What is Your Business Engagement Model?

Business Engagement Model

For some engaging with others come natural and easy. For others its harder going. Using a model can make it easier and more effective when engaging with others whether customers, colleges, suppliers or other stakeholders. The most effective model is the one that works for you. We have looked at business engagement models and summarised some  core elements that lead ... Read More »

OnePage™ Business Benchmarking Tools

Benchmarking

The best practice HUB business benchmarking OnePage™ tools are interactive, quick and simple to use.  they are a simple way  to get benchmarking information and feedback for your business. The process is interactive, so you get immediate feedback on the topic as you complete your responses in the interactive process. You can the use the feedback to compare your approach ... Read More »

Product Definition With Impact: Using Rapid Value Proposition Process

Using Rapid Value Proposition Development

A team based and cross-functional value proposition process can quickly create a clear definition for a product or service. This is challenged by discussion and by using template based techniques to ensure the definition and value proposition is robust, marketable and has genuine commercial potential. The value proposition process enables the team to get very close to a final definition ... Read More »

Is it Easier to do Business Development with Existing Customers?

Business Development

Is it Easier to do business development with existing  customers? Yes, your existing customers are like gold dust. The recent GlassTalk Business Best Practice survey revealed some interesting insights for retailers and installers. The windows and glazing industry is extremely competitive and facing tough trading conditions. The survey identified how retailers and installers who market pro actively to their existing ... Read More »

OnePage™ – Product and Services Innovation Survey

Product & Service Delivery

How good are you at innovation, and how does your business compare with others? Answer a few questions to find out. After each question a comment on your response may appear and you may wish to note your thoughts before moving on to the next question. After completing the each question, click on the next one to continue.     ... Read More »

OnePage™ – On-Line Business Performance Survey

Business Survey Tools

How is your On-Line Business performing and how does it compare with others? Answer a few questions to find out. After each question a comment on your response may appear and you may wish to note your thoughts before moving on to the next question. After completing each question, click on the next one to continue.       Read More »

OnePage™ – Marketing Effectiveness Survey B2B

Marketing Effectiveness

How effective is your marketing approach, and how does your business compare with others? Answer a few questions to find out. After each question a comment on your response may appear and you may wish to note your thoughts before moving on to the next question. After completing each question, click on the next one to continue.       Read More »

OnePage™ – Great Products Benchmarking Survey

Benchmarking

How great are your products and services? How does your business compare with others? Answer a few questions to find out. After each question a comment on your response may appear and you may wish to note your thoughts before moving on to the next question. After completing each question, click on the next one to continue.     Read More »

OnePage™ – Decision Making Benchmarking Survey

Decision Making

How do you make decisions in your organisation? Is your business an autocracy, or a democracy? Would you rather make a poor decision than no decision at all, or do you wait for a risk-free way forward? Take our OnePage™ decision-making benchmarking survey to get hints and tips on decision-making, and find out how your approach to decision-making compares with ... Read More »

OnePage™ – Business Leadership Survey

Business Leadership

How would you rate the success of the leadership in your business? In your experience, how does it compare with other styles of leadership? Answer a few questions to help you decide. After each question a comment on your response may appear and you may wish to note your thoughts before moving on to the next question. After completing each ... Read More »

Thank you for completing the Markem – Imaje Performance Culture Survey

Thank you for completing the survey. The results will be used for developing the initiative.  You have the option be involved in the next stages of this project. This will allow us to contact you as the project develops and seek further input and suggestions.  You may also be asked to contribute directly in later stages as the initiative is rolled ... Read More »

Markem – Imaje Performance Culture Survey

We are preparing for an initiative focused on developing a performance culture across Markem-Imaje. We are seeking your help in the preparation, initially through this survey. The survey is anonymous, insights and comments will be captured and shared but not attributed to individuals Respond to each question in the survey and select complete at the end of the survey. Thank ... Read More »

Personality Profiling: Part 3

Each question will ask you to place yourself on a sliding scale between two possible choices.  There are no right or wrong answers. Just respond by thinking ‘Which is the natural me‘ or ‘What is my default‘.  In each question the sliding scale represents the balance between the two choices.  Select the value that represents your natural balance. Answer the ... Read More »

Personality Profiling: Part 1

Each question will ask you to place yourself on a sliding scale between two possible choices.  There are no right or wrong answers. Just respond by thinking ‘Which is the natural me‘ or ‘What is my default‘.  In each question the sliding scale represents the balance between the two choices.  Select the value that represents your natural balance. Answer each ... Read More »