Last year, our company was recognized in Business NH Magazine for being a “Top Family Business.” This got us thinking about what it took to get where we are today, and what will move the company forward. With the third generation of Gilchrists adroitly at the helm, we’ve discovered a few of the ways successful … Continue reading “Generations Pulling Together in a Straight Line”
A Real Safety Policy is End to End
A workplace is safe only when EVERYONE is safe. In a heavy equipment manufacturing plant, safety takes a total team effort from the front desk to the corner office, all the way to the last loading dock and out the driveway. At GMF, we work with large, heavy metal parts and fabrications which don’t yield … Continue reading “A Real Safety Policy is End to End”
Liberal Arts College or Trade School? Who Thrives Sooner?
Culturally and societally, high school students are pressured to attend a four-year college and pursue a bachelor’s degree, and maybe a master’s degree and beyond to get the best start in life. Almost every teacher and guidance counselor in America follow this conventional wisdom while advising their students. This is understandable because it’s what they know. Academia … Continue reading “Liberal Arts College or Trade School? Who Thrives Sooner?”