Tag: manufacturing workforce

Industry Focus Areas, Workforce Development

How Do We Prepare a Manufacturing Workforce?

June 13, 2022

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

This week the House Manufacturing Caucus partnered with the American Manufacturing Communities Collaborative (AMCC) for a panel briefing titled National and Regional Tactics to Strengthen the American Manufacturing Workforce. This briefing was the second in a series that the AMCC […]

Industry Focus Areas, Workforce Development

Examining the Gender Gap in Manufacturing: 5 Potential Solutions for 2022

May 16, 2022

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

Manufacturing is a booming industry, but it has yet to capitalize on much of its available talent pool. Like many industrial sectors, manufacturing faces a considerable and long-standing gender gap. Workforces that lack gender diversity will struggle to reach their […]

Industry Focus Areas, Workforce Development

No Manufacturing Work Shortage if Manufacturers Enroll and Engage Gen Zers

June 22, 2021

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

One third of the manufacturing workforce will be Gen Zers before 2030. Those born between 1990 – 2010 are able to fill the millions of jobs being vacated by boomers during the rest of this decade. Manufacturers complaining of worker […]

Industry Focus Areas, Regulations, Workforce Development

Illinois Gov. Pritzker Directs $15 Million to Manufacturing Training Academies

April 30, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

In an effort to develop the manufacturing workforce, Illinois Gov. Jay “J.B.” Pritzker announced a $15 million investment to build two advanced manufacturing training academies. The academies, located in downstate Illinois, will offer hundreds of residents the opportunity to develop […]

Industry Focus Areas, Workforce Development

Mitigating Risks with Workforce Management Data

January 6, 2021

Via: Industry Today

Workforce management is a timely task for business leaders and HR professionals during normal circumstances – but this year they face the challenge of creating best practices for managing scheduling shifts with evolving health and safety regulations pertaining to the […]

Industry Focus Areas, Workforce Development

Empowered Workforces Are the Way Forward in 2021

December 7, 2020

Via: Industry Today

If we learned anything from 2020, it was to expect the unexpected—and it was a learning year for businesses across the board. Those that survived came out the other end looking much different than before—with new processes, procedures, and priorities […]

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, Workforce Development

Public Perception of Manufacturing Appears to Be Changing

July 16, 2019

Via: Automation World

There is a massive movement underway as the manufacturing community works to change its reputation as a dark, dirty and dangerous place. With a looming skills shortage threatening the future of every segment, companies are doing their best to change […]

Industry Focus Areas, Workforce Development

Women Are Critical to Manufacturing’s Future

April 11, 2019

Via: Industry Week

Women are underrepresented and underutilized in the manufacturing workforce. Despite making up about half of all workers overall, they account for less than one-third of manufacturing workers. Compounding this problem and creating an urgency around getting more women into manufacturing […]

Industry Focus Areas, Workforce Development

How to Bridge the Skills Gap: Dassault Systèmes and Women in Manufacturing (WiM)

August 24, 2018

Via: Manufacturing Transformation

The manufacturing industry is facing tremendous growth over the next decade with close to 3.5 million new jobs opening up. It sounds like great news, but a skills gap—the inability for companies to find talented, skilled workers—will result in an […]

Industry Focus Areas, Workforce Development

How to Lead Millennials, the Future Leaders of Industry

March 26, 2018

Via: Industry Week

What the heck is the problem with kids today? That’s the question Baby Boomers would like to know about millennials, the generation set to outnumber them next year. And it’s thinking like this that may be part of the problem. […]

Industry Focus Areas, Workforce Development

Predicting future trends for manufacturing workforce in 2018

January 10, 2018

Via: Manufacturing Matters

As industry experts draft their annual forecasts for the new year, the escalating skills gaps and difficulty recruiting and retaining skilled workers are some of the most talked about topics among the manufacturing pundits. It will also be one of […]