Manufacturers seeking workers face competition for talent and an image problem

Carolyn Lee is executive director of The Manufacturing Institute, which, along with Deloitte, produced the report on the hiring challenge. “If we go out and we do research on what do people think of manufacturing, they draw smokestacks,” she said. “And they draw the assembly line from the ’50s, the ’60s, ’70s, ’80s.”<br>But, Lee said, “what manufacturing… Continue reading Manufacturers seeking workers face competition for talent and an image problem

Diversity and Inclusion: What You Need to Know

Manufacturing workers are deeply diverse in all sorts of ways: age, gender, race and ethnicity, ability and sexual orientation—not to mention education, life experience and socioeconomic background. To be competitive, businesses must be able to connect with the skills and experiences of a wide range of communities. https://www.themanufacturinginstitute.org/diversity-and-inclusion-what-you-need-to-know-10739/?stream=workforce-news

The Manufacturing Industry is Changing. Are the Workers?

The manufacturing industry continues to gain rapid momentum throughout the United States. According to research jointly conducted by Deloitte and the Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI), over the next five years more than 50% of manufacturers plan to enter a new market, and almost all plan to expand existing sites or open new facilities in… Continue reading The Manufacturing Industry is Changing. Are the Workers?

How to Transition to the Semiconductor Industry

With higher rates of pay on average, and opportunities to progress your career – joining the constantly growing industry of semiconductor manufacturing yields long-term gains for you and your professional development. But how do you get started? https://retronixsemiconductor.com/blog/how-to-transition-to-the-semiconductor-industry/

The Top Ten Myths of Modern Manufacturing Dispelled by the NextFlex Engineering Team

Myth: A career in manufacturing is boring. The perception that manufacturing means doing the same thing day after day, is wrong! In many manufacturing companies, there is a constant introduction of new products, new processes and new things to learn including the latest state of the art technology. https://www.nextflex.us/news-events/news/the-top-ten-myths-of-modern-manufacturing-dispelled-by-the-nextflex-engineering-team/

How can you prepare to transition into the semiconductor industry?

With higher rates of pay on average, and opportunities to progress your career – joining the constantly growing industry of semiconductor manufacturing yields long-term gains for you and your professional development. But how do you get started? https://retronixsemiconductor.com/blog/how-to-transition-to-the-semiconductor-industry/