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Manufacturing Talk Radio is a weekly Talk Radio Podcast broadcast to manufacturers of all sizes across the globe. Show host, Lew Weiss, and co-host, Tim Grady, present breaking manufacturing news and tackle business trends and economic forecasts in manufacturing for small, medium and large manufacturers across the globe.


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Episode 512: The Power of Texting as a Hiring Tool

On This Episode

Lydia Fayal Hall, Head of Communications for shares how to use texting tools to prepare for and fill vacancies with qualified candidates using texting as a preparation and communications tool.


Lewis Weiss

Mr. Lewis Weiss is Host of Manufacturing Talk Radio and President of All Metals & Forge Group, the principal sponsor of the show. He has 60 years in the metals industry as a manufacturer of open die forgings and seamless rolled rings, running a business that sells forged products globally to OEMs, major manufacturers, mid-size first- and second-tier suppliers, and small metalworking companies. Lewis Weiss puts his experience in manufacturing to good use as an expert consultant on various TV and radio programs nationwide.

Tim Grady

Mr. Tim Grady is an Executive Producer and Co-host of Manufacturing Talk Radio. He brings more than 25 years of knowledge as a senior strategist and business advisor to companies of all sizes in more than thirty industries, advising them on revving up revenues, macro and micro marketing, strategic selling, organization optimization, website ergonomics, data mining, and other external or internal factors that can accelerate or impede business operations and net profit.


Lydia Fayal Hall

Lydia Fayal Hall is on the leadership team of, which builds hiring and text message communication tools for thousands of local businesses. Prior to Workstream, Lydia founded the venture-backed company AdmitSee and was named Forbes 30Under30. She’s an alum of Johns Hopkins, UPenn, and YCombinator’s IK12 Accelerator. Lydia resides in San Francisco, CA.

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