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Thomas for Manufacturing 

Driven by rapid technological development, manufacturers are having to work smarter, operate more efficiently and be prepared to innovate. This pace of change demands that employees have high levels of emotional intelligence, can problem solve and react in real time to highly charged situations. Manufacturers also need to address an ageing workforce by attracting and retaining top young talent.

The Thomas talent assessment platform combines technology, psychology and data to translate people’s diverse characteristics into easy to understand, easy to action solutions to improve your recruitment, retention and development decisions.

Thomas for Manufacturing 

Driven by rapid technological development, manufacturers are having to work smarter, operate more efficiently and be prepared to innovate. This pace of change demands that employees have high levels of emotional intelligence, can problem solve and react in real time to highly charged situations. Manufacturers also need to address an ageing workforce by attracting and retaining top young talent.

The Thomas talent assessment platform combines technology, psychology and data to translate people’s diverse characteristics into easy to understand, easy to action solutions to improve your recruitment, retention and development decisions.

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Join these leading manufacturers in using Thomas solutions

Recruitment costs are significantly lower. The time to fill a position has been reduced, the resources required to hire have been reduced, turnover of news hires have been reduced, while the speed at which new hires positively impact the organization has increased. 

- JoAnne Thompson, Executive Vice-President
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Recruitment costs are significantly lower. The time to fill a position has been reduced, the resources required to hire have been reduced, turnover of news hires have been reduced, while the speed at which new hires positively impact the organization has increased. 

- JoAnne Thompson, Executive Vice-President
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Ice River Springs logo

Recruitment costs are significantly lower. The time to fill a position has been reduced, the resources required to hire have been reduced, turnover of news hires have been reduced, while the speed at which new hires positively impact the organization has increased. 

- JoAnne Thompson, Executive Vice-President
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Enable change and growth

During periods of rapid growth, the pressure to meet customer and consumer demand requires employees to possess a large capacity for change and high levels of emotional intelligence. They need to be able to react quickly to highly charged situations and solve problems effectively. This makes the ability to manage emotions including stress management and emotion regulation critical.

How we can help

  • Thomas’ Behaviour assessment can help you evaluate someone’s fit for a certain job role and their communication preferences
  • Our Emotional Intelligence assessment assesses how well people understand and manage their emotions and those of others
  • The Thomas 360 allows individuals to compare their own perception of their performance with feedback from their managers, colleagues and customers
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Strengthen your global recruitment strategy

Successful international businesses demand a strong pipeline of qualified talent. Recruitment in manufacturing is already challenging but international companies also have additional complexities and procedures to follow. 

How we can help

  • Simplify your recruitment management – standardise your recruitment processes with one single platform that breaks down the complexities of managing locations around the world
  • Centralise candidate data – candidate profiles contain information-rich data, which can be used to analyse and improve your worldwide recruitment efforts
  • Maintain international compliance - from GDPR to other similar efforts, our globally-equipped talent assessment platform helps you to operate more efficiently and securely no matter the location or legislation
  • A consistent candidate experience – hiring internationally means competing for top talent in different labour markets. A consistent, branded candidate experience can attract talent you your business
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Change is driven by a mix of factors. Our whitepaper 'Change Management: Getting rid of the fear factor' helps you identify the barriers and overcome them.

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Reduce staff turnover

With staff turnover particularly high in manufacturing, retaining employees is critical to long-term success. As fewer young people are interested in working on the floor and the workforce ages it’s more important than ever to attract and retain young talent.

How we can help

  • A range of assessments offering indepth and people insights based on employee behaviour, aptitude and personality
  • Our Engage survey is the perfect gauge of staff morale whilst offering necessary improvements
  • Tailor your onboarding to fit the speed of learning and behavioural styles of your audience
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Address the talent generation gap

The manufacturing skills gap may leave an estimated 2.4 million positions unfilled between 2018 and 2028. Whether your organisation is planning to grow, preparing for retirements or upskilling in response to automation and productivity improvements, closing the skills gap relies on finding the right talent.

How we can help

  • Select the traits of your ideal candidate using our job profiling tool 
  • Use star ratings to objectively rank candidates against your pre-selected criteria 
  • Use our targeted interview guide to help frame questions based on the candidate’s strengths and weaknesses 
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See how leading manufacturers are getting the best out of their people with Thomas

Ice River Springs: Saving recruitment costs by hiring the right people

How a private label bottled water producer used Thomas assessments to find employees with high levels of emotional intelligence that could cope with lots of change during a period of tremendous growth.

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Magneti Marelli: Implementing a robust and agile recruitment process with Thomas

Find out how a developer and manufacturer of components for the automotive industry used Thomas assessments to standardise and streamline their recruitment processes across the global business.

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Join these leading manufacturers and get the best out of your people