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08 Jun

Finding Pride in What You Do in Industrial Automation

Posted by Brandon Smith |
Jun 08, 2017

Tags: Culture, Automation

Sometimes in our jobs as industrial automation specialists we forget about the things that make the job enjoyable. We forget about the small pieces that give us a feeling of accomplishment or self-satisfaction. We often get so wrapped up in thinking that money and other similar compensation is the only worth we get from our jobs that we tend to lose focus on the items that make us LOVE what we...

18 May

Professional Pointers for Surviving the Transition to the Workplace

Posted by Emily Goldberg |
May 18, 2017

Tags: Culture

The transition from attending a university to your first professional job for both engineering students and others can be a challenging one. Not all major concentrations spend enough time preparing students for success in the working environment. Many students enter the workforce well trained on the technical aspects of how to do their jobs, but not very knowledgeable about how to survive all...

27 Mar

Using Mentoring and Extensive Client Engagement to Grow Professionally

Posted by Omar Hamoush |
Mar 27, 2017

Tags: Culture

Now that I have been in my chosen career field of industrial automation for almost a year and a half, it’s a good time to look back on what’s gone right and what could be improved as I continue to grow professionally. Having recently been promoted to a Consultant II, I know that the biggest factor contributing to my promotion included adding to my skill set. In order to do that, I needed to...

05 Dec

Avid Solutions: Green to Guru–Accelerating the New Grad Transition

Posted by Scott Childress |
Dec 05, 2016

Tags: Culture

According to the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) onboarding is “the process by which new hires get adjusted to the social and performance aspects of their jobs quickly and smoothly. They learn the attitudes, knowledge, skills and behaviors required to function effectively within an organization.”

22 Nov

The Goal of Avid Solutions is to Create a Perfect Candidate Experience

Posted by Vinaya Pai |
Nov 22, 2016

Tags: Culture

During my more than five years at Avid Solutions, it has been both challenging and rewarding to be aligned with a company that consistently moves our candidate experience in the right direction. Our HR department works very hard to ensure that all of our candidates and employees have a special experience at Avid Solutions.

09 Nov

Avid Solutions Named One of the Triad's 50 Fastest-Growing Companies

Posted by Anne Wear |
Nov 09, 2016

Tags: In The News, Culture

The Triad Business Journal recently named Avid Solutions one of the 50 fastest-growing private companies in the area. The Triad Business Journal ranks each of the nominated companies based both YOY dollar growth and percentage growth. To be considered, companies must have completed three full fiscal years and had $2 million or more in revenues in 2015, and their US headquarters must be located...

18 Jan

MES Can Be a Powerful Motivation and Empowerment Tool

Posted by Brian Briggs |
Jan 18, 2016

Tags: Culture, Industrial IT

One of the often overlooked, but frequently a very important and powerful aspect of a Manufacturing Execution System (MES), is its use as a motivational tool.

06 Jan

Avid Employees Come Together to Illustrate Teamwork Across Continents

Posted by Anne Wear |
Jan 06, 2016

Tags: Culture

A recent automation project for one of our Trusted Partner clients helped to illustrate the Avid ‘One Team’ motto at its finest. The project involved multiple Avid teams from the U.S. and South America.

03 Nov

Avid Solutions Hosts Successful Oktoberfest

Posted by Scott Childress |
Nov 03, 2015

Tags: Culture

More than 70 people from tech and manufacturing companies in the Southeast attended our second-annual Oktoberfest at the Avid Solutions’ office in Peachtree City, outside of Atlanta, earlier this month. The event featured both education and entertainment.

30 Oct

Happy Halloween from Avid Solutions!

Posted by Avid Solutions |
Oct 30, 2014

Tags: Culture

The Winston-Salem office held their annual Halloween event this week including ghosts, goblins, haunted tunnels, and lots of candy!