Category: Workforce Development

Industry Focus Areas, Workforce Development

2 ways to address workforce shortages

November 11, 2020

Via: Plant Services

There is no doubt that 2020 has been a soup sandwich. For the manufacturing industry, some have fared very well while others have struggled to keep the lights on. Prior to the pandemic the U.S. economy was ramping up. Revised […]

Industry Focus Areas, Process, Production, Workforce Development

Our American Manufacturing Plan Will Create 6.9 to 12.9 Million New Jobs by 2024

October 20, 2020

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

It’s an entirely predictable sequence: Every four years, national political figures will find their way to industrial battleground states such as Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin, and proceed to extol the virtues of factory jobs. Some economists and idealogues will […]

Industry Focus Areas, Workforce Development

Modern Manufacturing

September 30, 2020

Via: Industry Today

The eighth annual Manufacturing Day is upcoming on October 2nd. This highly popular initiative to educate students and prospective employees about careers in modern manufacturing is sponsored by the Manufacturing Institute and founding partner, the Fabricators and Manufacturers Association (FMA). […]

Industry Focus Areas, Workforce Development

GM among 34 corporations to share private diversity data

September 28, 2020

Via: Automotive News

More than thirty of the largest U.S. companies have agreed to new disclosures of previously private race, gender and ethnicity workforce data as part of a push by the New York City comptroller and three city retirement funds. General Motors, […]

Industry Focus Areas, Workforce Development

Top Education Tips for Engineering Aspirants

September 25, 2020

Via: Industry Today

Deciding about your professional education is ten times more difficult than making any other decision in life. Selecting a professional education field is like exploring various favorite games and ending up with more than one option. Making the right academic […]

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; […]