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Category: Workforce Development


Industry Focus Areas, Workforce Development

Manufacturing Recovery Stymied as Workers Juggle Child Care

September 16, 2020

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Many factory workers are staying home to watch children who aren’t at day care or school because of the coronavirus pandemic, in another challenge to U.S. manufacturers working to rev up assembly lines. Orders and output for many manufacturers are […]


Industry Focus Areas, Workforce Development

Managing Safety at Your Factory

September 15, 2020

Via: Industry Today

Safety is a top priority for any factory, but there’s always room for improvement. When you’re working in a busy environment with heavy equipment, there is the potential for accidents, which means people always have to be alert and complacency […]


Industry Focus Areas, Workforce Development

Leading During a Crisis

September 1, 2020

Via: Quality Magazine

Good leadership is necessary for any successful company, no matter what circumstances surround your business. But in times of crisis it becomes even more important. How your company weathers this crisis may have lasting effects for years to come. Leadership […]


Industry Focus Areas, Workforce Development

The COVID Opportunity: Get Ahead on Succession

August 24, 2020

Via: Industry Today

Creating a detailed succession plan often ranks low on business leaders’ priority lists. After all, few owners want to think about a day when they won’t run their businesses. And, during a global pandemic and severe economic downturn, manufacturers are […]


Industry Focus Areas, Workforce Development

Changing Roles of HR Managers in the Drug Industry

August 18, 2020

Via: Industry Today

There is now more to the role of HR management software in the drug industry than just recruiting, firing, salary, compensation, and benefits. According to marijuana business daily, 2019 was an incredible year of massive growth for the drug industry; […]


Industry Focus Areas, Workforce Development

Innovative Manufacturing Training Program

August 10, 2020

Via: Industry Today

CLEVELAND – Despite the pandemic and manufacturing shutdowns, nine local men are celebrating their completion of an intensive training program to jump-start new careers in manufacturing. “We’re hearing a lot these days about the unfair school-to-prison pipeline. We decided to […]


Industry Focus Areas, Workforce Development

5 Reasons to Work in Construction

July 30, 2020

Via: Industry Today

Working in construction can be dangerous. You’ll need to be aware of any possible hazards and be constantly on the ball. It’s tough, high-energy work that requires you to be on your feet all day long. You’ll face varying weather […]


Industry Focus Areas, Workforce Development

New online learning platform on modern manufacturing

July 8, 2020

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

In response to the industry’s hunger for information on technology that can pull them out of the post-pandemic productivity lull, automation equipment supplier EU Automation, has pooled all its resources into a new, free, online Knowledge Hub. At the click […]


Industry Focus Areas, Workforce Development

Brandstaetter to replace Diess as VW brand CEO

June 8, 2020

Via: Automotive News

FRANKFURT — Volkswagen Group named Ralf Brandstaetter as VW brand CEO, promoting him from his current role as the brand’s COO. The change — effective July 1 — means that VW Group CEO Herbert Diess gives up his role as […]


Industry Focus Areas, Process, R & D, Workforce Development

Accenture: industrial manufacturing post COVID-19

April 20, 2020

Via: Manufacturing Global

In its most recent report, Accenture stresses that “no industry is immune and the industrial equipment is no exception.” “Industrial equipment companies are grappling with the immediate impact of COVID-19 as both their manufacturing and supply chain operations are being […]