Learning skills via apprenticeship is gaining traction, according to the Department of Labor. The agency reports a 70% increase in the number of apprentices since 2011. Despite a decline due to the pandemic, the tally for the fiscal year ending in June 2020 is the third highest for the Registered … [Read more...] about Apprenticeships are the pathway to in-demand careers in the skilled trades
2.1 Million Manufacturing Jobs Could Go Unfilled by 2030
The manufacturing skills gap in the U.S. could result in 2.1 million unfilled jobs by 2030, according to a new study by Deloitte and The Manufacturing Institute, the workforce development and education partner of the NAM. The cost of those missing jobs could potentially total $1 trillion in 2030 … [Read more...] about 2.1 Million Manufacturing Jobs Could Go Unfilled by 2030
The War for Talent Hits Manufacturing
A U.S. manufacturing skills gap could leave as many as 2.1 million jobs unfilled by 2030, according to a report by Deloitte and the Manufacturing Institute released May 4. https://fortune.com/2021/05/10/the-war-for-talent-hits-manufacturing/ … [Read more...] about The War for Talent Hits Manufacturing
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 … [Read more...] about 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 … [Read more...] about Diversity and Inclusion: What You Need to Know
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 … [Read more...] about The Manufacturing Industry is Changing. Are the Workers?
Factories of the Future
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 … [Read more...] about How to Transition to the Semiconductor Industry