Tag: manufacturing workers


To Be Successful, the Transition to Electric Vehicles Must Include American Manufacturing Workers

July 20, 2021

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

It’s vital that American manufacturing workers have a seat at the table as the United States transitions to an electric vehicle future, policymakers and other experts agreed during a panel discussion on Tuesday. Labor and industry leaders joined both state […]

Industry Focus Areas, Workforce Development

Reaching Manufacturing Job Candidates

April 16, 2021

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

The pool of potential workers must be wide and deep to create the perfect fit. Accessible through an annual subscription, FactoryFix is an online platform that matches vetted manufacturing workers with companies seeking specific skill sets. This platform sets a […]

Industry Focus Areas, Workforce Development

Does Manufacturing Need a Culture Makeover?

October 29, 2019

Via: Industry Week

While it’s common knowledge that manufacturing has a culture problem, what might not be known is how deep a problem this is. In a study by Grant Thornton, “Return on Culture: Proving the Connection Between Work and Profit,” manufacturing executives […]

Industry Focus Areas, Workforce Development

Flexible working in manufacturing is a better incentive than money, says HSBC study

November 8, 2017

Via: Manufacturing Global

Research conducted by HSBC has revealed that lifestyle benefits, such as flexible working, are more likely to improve workplace productivity for employees than financial incentives. A huge 91% of manufacturing workers believe this to be the case, yet only 23% […]

Industry Focus Areas, Workforce Development

Why Manufacturing Should Be Your Happy Place

October 10, 2017

Via: Industry Week

Why you should read it: With the labor market tightening and 27% of manufacturing workers over the age of 55, manufacturers face the twin dilemmas of skilled workers retiring at the same time it is increasingly difficult to find their […]