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    Introduce yourself (Part II)!

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    Hello all! Soon after we launched IISE Connect in late 2017, we asked our members to introduce themselves on this great new platform. We since had hundreds of responses, which has been terrific for networking, building our digital community and ...

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    Larry, Are you asking about the bonus program for salary people or the incentive pay for hourly people?    The "appropriate level" for salary workforce is more  about budgeting relates to profit.  For wage workforce, their incentive can be bundled as ...

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    University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston has an "At Risk" program for certain (higher) salary groups. Base salary is not really at risk, rather a 15% "add-on" (i.e., bonus) is determined by performance against targets at the institution level, ...

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    reviewing our Incentive pay system and question has come up as to are we using an appropriate level of Pay at Risk. I do not know of a standard value and looking to see what others are using as a value for the "pay at Risk"​ ------------------------------ ...

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    RE: IISE MEMBER EXPERIENCE

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    I concur with the others. One big benefit comes from volunteering. For 9 years, I edited ISE (formerly Industrial Engineer) magazine. I did these little things called Volunteer Snapshots, short stories that ran in The Institute section. I cannot tell ...

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    RE: IISE MEMBER EXPERIENCE

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    I realize I maybe biased with my reply but I have been a member of IISE for many years prior to my current work at IISE as Membership Director. I agree with the comments from Steve and Tamara on the many benefits of membership. The value of professional ...

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    I can name several benefits. The first is immediate access to one of the best professional job networks available. IIE/IISE connections helped me get my first professional job after college graduation. If you're in college, the IISE professional chapter ...

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  • IISE/Rockwell Undergraduate Student Simulation Competition

    Winter session entries now being accepted. Encourage a team of three undergraduate students to solve a “real-world” situational case study using Rockwell Software’s Arena simulation software. Your team could win the first place prize of $5,000. Each team will have approximately eight weeks to develop its solution for preliminary judging. Three teams will be chosen to compete in the finals in Orlando, Fla. at the IISE Annual Conference & Expo May 18-21, 2019. The winning team will be announced ...
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    IISE members enjoy the award-winning ISE magazine in print and online, including a flipbook version of each issue. View the latest flipbook of ISE for hot stories on a Swiss supplier flying high with product and business innovations to become a valued partner; getting more money and a better job; helping Habitat boost its ReStore sales; reading recommendations for the holidays; and more.
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    With a Dec. 1 deadline for most IISE awards fast approaching, now is the time to nominate a colleague or a student for recognition. Learn all about the many awards available, nomination requirements and processes, past winners and more at www.iise.org/Honors.

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