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10 Ways To Get the Most From Your ASQ Membership

Daniel Zrymiak is an Influential Voices blogger and longtime ASQ member. He has worked in quality for two decades, and is active in ASQ as a Quality Press author and reviewer, member leader, Technical Committee chair, and Fellow, the highest … Continue reading

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Global State of Quality: Professional Training

We all know that quality is an exercise in continuous improvement. Are you continuously improving yourself through training? Again, ASQ’s Global State of Quality research has some interesting facts on this matter. (Remember, you can download the entire report for … Continue reading

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What's Your Certification Advice?

The latest episode of ASQ TV is about certifications. Not just ASQ certifications, but all professional certifications. There’s a lot of anxiety associated with certifications. And that’s too bad because certifications advance your career, increase your body of knowledge, provide … Continue reading

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How Do You Explain Your Job in Quality?

So you’re at a cocktail party… Okay, your children’s school concert. You’re chatting with an acquaintance and they ask: “What do you?” You explain that you’re a quality assurance manager or a quality engineer or a quality auditor. Your acquaintance … Continue reading

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Last Day of ASQ's World Conference: End With Energy

[This is a guest post by Julia McIntosh of ASQ’s communications department.] It may be the last day of ASQ’s World Conference on Quality and Improvement, but there was no shortage of energy this morning. The closing session of the … Continue reading

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Conference Survival Guide: Part 2

[This is a guest blog post by Julia McIntosh of ASQ’s communication department.] A few weeks ago, ASQ CEO Paul Borawski asked for your best advice for “surviving” a conference or networking event. As we gear up for ASQ’s World … Continue reading

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What Motivates Your Career?

What are your professional New Year’s resolutions? It might be all too common to set resolutions, and yet it I think it’s helpful to set goals to accomplish in coming year. So it’s appropriate that late last year we were … Continue reading

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2012 Salary Survey–What's Your Case for a Raise?

The December QP contains ASQ’s annual, ever-popular salary survey.  Perhaps you’ve already seen it.  If not, take a look. As always, in 2012 there’s good news and less-than-good news.  The study year over year confirms the value of professional certification.  And … Continue reading

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Do You Speak the Language of Business?

What makes a successful quality professional? A thorough understanding of the quality Body of Knowledge, STEM skills, persistence and leadership in the workplace, and—perhaps just as important—business skills. More and more I hear that quality professionals must speak the language … Continue reading

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Connecting a Face with a Name

Hello, readers. This is Laurel Nelson-Rowe, ASQ managing director. This month, I’m pitching in as a guest blogger on View From the Q, and stepping up to the plate with a lead-off question for everybody. Through ASQ and other associations, … Continue reading

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