As we wrap up an unforgettable year, it’s important to reflect on how the industry handled 2020. Through our monthly polls and a special form, we invited industry professionals to weigh in with their own stories of COVID disruption over the course of the year. This month, we compiled our observations along with your stories into a new publication, 2020: A Retrospective. Unfortunately there simply wasn’t room for all the stories we received. Here are some of our favorite anecdotes that we had to leave out:
2020: A Retrospective
Disruption might be the best word to describe 2020 — and the great disrupter was the spread of COVID-19, which caused a worldwide pandemic and changed everyday life in big and small ways — for everyone, everywhere.
Poll: Predict the Next Industry Trend
Last month, we discussed how the pandemic is affecting the Copier Channel. We also had a more free-form discussion on the latest Cannata webinar on September 24th. So we wanted to shift our gaze to the future and hear your predictions for the next industry trend. We had a solid turnout of 15,184 votes this month!
Copier Careers 2018 Service Technician Salary Survey
It’s a good time to be a copier technician, because tech skills are in very high demand. The need for qualified hybrid technicians has increased steadily over the past decade as the Copier Channel turned into a largely IT and networked technology business. While there are never enough top technicians to go around, this year the shortage is particularly acute. “Scarcity is making techs an increasingly valuable commodity,” said Paul Schwartz, president of Copier Careers.
Poll: Does Your Company Provide Solid IT/Networking Training?
Copier Careers® Poll Results & Comments Poll: Does Your Company Provide Solid IT/Networking Training? Are Employers Offering Their Techs Networking Training? The 2018 Service Technician Salary Survey will be published next month, so we were curious to hear how well companies are training their techs in MPS and MNS skills. We had a solid turnout […]