"We need to add HEART to STEM" to be more competitive as a country in the global economy. HEART meaning Hands-on, Engaged, Applied, Relevant Training whereas STEM means Science, Technology, Engineering & Math.
U.S. wage growth for skilled workers slowed slightly in 2017 after four consecutive years of strong wage increases. A moderation in construction activity over 2017 has taken some of the heat off, but ...
Believe it or not, the future is bright! However, manufacturing in America is not without issue, which is why both regional and national associations exist to support and advocate on behalf of the manufacturing community.
To compete globally, U.S. manufacturers must out maneuver low cost competitors in areas where people skills and technology integrate. Manufacturers need a new breed of worker to master these soft skills.
By Mike Petters There’s a lot of talk these days about college and what level of education you’ll need to be successful in the 21st century. Meanwhile, there’s a steady—and largely unmet—demand for people that do things with their hands. At Huntington Ingalls Industries, for example, the vast [...]
Some #manufacturing companies are delaying payouts to #suppliers. "This kind of narrow thinking is likely to harm them in the future as cash-flow pressure takes its toll on their supply lines." @christianlanng at @tradeshift
#Manufacturing wages haven't kept up with rising worker pay in other industries. Factory workers are experiencing wage growth, but they're falling behind some service industry peers.
#wages #greatresignation #labor
The Green-Blue coalition re-emerges. @UAW joined @NRDC to oppose the @OshkoshDefense postal truck contract. Environmentalists want more electric trucks. UAW wants trucks made in union Wisconsin instead of non-union South Carolina.
#labor #EVs #unions
Partner with local schools and employment groups? Check. Hire staffing agencies? Check. Train unskilled people? Check. What's when a small manufacturer is already doing the right things to find talent? #hiring #talent #manufacturing #training
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In @raconteur, Andy Coussins, SVP and Head of International Sales, and Andy Reid, Director of International Product Marketing, discuss how cloud-based software can help prioritize #informationmanagement and improve #supplychain transparency. Read more. https://t.co/bdmuyWCMFK
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