Penrith Print Museum admits its first Intergalactic Ambassador by “VOICE of the INDUSTRY”​ James Cryer

Amid much pomp and pageantry, visiting US print guru (flown out specially last week to speak at Printex), Deborah Corn was officially sworn-in as the Museum’s inaugural (and perhaps only) Ambassador to the Printerverse. Uniquely equipped for this role, Deborah is well-known for her passion, perseverance and perspicacity in promoting print – across America, across the globe…

Details

A new approach to quoting print jobs – aimed at ‘​’demand management’​’​ by “VOICE of the INDUSTRY’​’​ James Cryer

Every print job that I can remember, stretching back into the mists of time, has always been urgent! This may be due to a number of factors, but the underlying cause, is that we neither penalise the client for wanting it ”urgently”, nor do we reward the client for allowing us to deliver it, in…

Details

Let’s think about a ‘​’print community’​’​, rather than a ‘​’print industry’​’​ by “VOICE of the INDUSTRY”​ James Cryer

That globe-trotting ambassador of the Printerverse, Deborah Corn (in case you haven’t heard!) rocketed into Sydney this week, to deliver a series of thought-provoking talks on … guess what … our industry! But Deborah, being a child of the intergalactic Universe, sees thing differently from us mortals. We can only see our industry ”as it is”. She,…

Details

Alarming fall in printing apprentices

By Print21 A dramatic decline in printing apprenticeships in Victoria is a threat to the future of the industry, according to Chris Gander of leading printing recruitment firm JDA. The National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) says in the 12 months to March 2016, the number of printing apprentices in training in Victoria was…

Details

Are you ready for 2016?

Despite what we read in the Trade Media (sometimes we are our own worst enemy when it comes to promoting Print), here at JDA we have been very busy, and great employees are still hard to find. The disappointing trend, is so many of our good operational employees are looking outside our industry. Here are…

Details

Time to Walk or Stay?

Are you Ready? In the process of de-cluttering, I came across an industry directory from 2008. Upon flicking through this, it was interesting to observe that five years on, a large percentage of the Employee’s named as Contacts, (key managers) in the Directory are no longer associated with the same Companies. So what does this…

Details