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Hiring with Purpose with the Bay Area Brewers Guild

Hiring with Purpose with the Bay Area Brewers Guild

Manufacture : San Jose’s Director of Workforce and Hiring, George Colón, was contacted by the Bay Area Brewers Guild in July 2021. The Guild’s DE&I team reached out for help connecting Bay Area breweries to a more diverse workforce. Employers can often make the mistake that terms such as “competitive pay” and “good company culture” will be viewed […]

Phil Lonsdale joins MFG:SJ as Program Manager

Phil Lonsdale joins MFG:SJ as Program Manager

We are thrilled to announce that Phil Lonsdale will be joining the Manufacture: San Jose (MFG:SJ) team as Program Manager on April 1st. “Phil’s experience in developing and implementing innovative programs across the globe makes him well-suited to expand our reach in San Jose, the largest manufacturing hub in Northern California,” said Michael Erickson, MFG: SJ regional director. “Having him on […]

SOCIAL DISTANCING & PRODUCTION: SUGGESTED BEST PRACTICES

SOCIAL DISTANCING & PRODUCTION: SUGGESTED BEST PRACTICES

Now that most manufacturing and logistics businesses are allowed to operate in San Jose the question becomes how to do so safely. We have aggregated the following suggestions from a number of resources. While this is what we have found to be recommended, there is still much that is unknown about the virus. This is […]

PPP LOAN FORGIVENESS CHECKLIST

PPP LOAN FORGIVENESS CHECKLIST

If you received a Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan, this article is for you! We put together a checklist and FAQs to help prepare to provide the right information to the SBA with the goal to maximize forgiveness. Working on this as early as possible will help make this easier when it comes time to […]

Covid-19 Funding Resources

Covid-19 Funding Resources

*Updated 5/1/20 There are a variety of federal, state, and local small business loans and grants available for small and micro businesses negatively impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. We’ve put together a list of links and information about some of the major loan and grant programs, along with an overview of the information you’ll need […]