Workforce http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6625/more en Do You Have What it Takes to Be a Manufacturing CFO? http://www.industryweek.com/finance/do-you-have-what-it-takes-be-manufacturing-cfo <div class="field-byline"> Bryan Proctor, Korn Ferry International </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The CFO position is transforming as manufacturers are increasingly bringing operations back to the U.S. and shifting gears from cost-cutting toward growth.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Influencer </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/finance/do-you-have-what-it-takes-be-manufacturing-cfo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/finance/do-you-have-what-it-takes-be-manufacturing-cfo#comments Corporate Finance & Tax Lean / Six-Sigma Finance Leadership Workforce Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:35:00 +0000 116691 at http://www.industryweek.com Are You Resistance? http://www.industryweek.com/blog/are-you-resistance <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>People do not resist change. They love it. They seek it out. They sacrifice money and time to get it. Why else would they play the lottery or join a gym or do just about anything else they do?</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Influencer </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/learning-change">Learning is Change</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/blog/are-you-resistance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/blog/are-you-resistance#comments Change Management Lean / Six-Sigma Engagement Learning is Change Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:01:00 +0000 116721 at http://www.industryweek.com US Manufacturers Like What They See -- Especially At Home http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/us-manufacturers-what-they-see-especially-home <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Two manufacturing surveys indicate rising employer optimism and plans to increase investment and hiring.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/us-manufacturers-what-they-see-especially-home" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/us-manufacturers-what-they-see-especially-home#comments Strategic Planning & Execution Trade Global Economy Workforce News Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:38:00 +0000 116681 at http://www.industryweek.com AME Unveils Initiatives Aimed at Drawing Students to Manufacturing http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/ame-unveils-initiatives-aimed-drawing-students-manufacturing <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Association for Manufacturing Excellence has launched a pair of education-based programs geared toward attracting students to manufacturing careers: the Adopt a School Initiative and the Dr. Sherrie Ford Manufacturing as a Career Path Scholarship.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/ame-unveils-initiatives-aimed-drawing-students-manufacturing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/ame-unveils-initiatives-aimed-drawing-students-manufacturing#comments Education / Training Recruiting / Retention Workforce News Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:22:00 +0000 116621 at http://www.industryweek.com San Diego's Maritime Industry is Becoming Increasingly Important to the Region http://www.industryweek.com/blog/san-diegos-maritime-industry-becoming-increasingly-important-region <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>San Diego's maritime industry is an increasingly high-tech $14 billion regional economy but the 'Blue Economy' faces significant competitive challenges.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Influencer </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/inside-california-manufacturing">Inside California Manufacturing</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/blog/san-diegos-maritime-industry-becoming-increasingly-important-region" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/blog/san-diegos-maritime-industry-becoming-increasingly-important-region#comments Competitiveness Industry Clusters Demographics Technology Workforce Inside California Manufacturing Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:09:00 +0000 116581 at http://www.industryweek.com Thousands of Workers Strike at China Shoe Factory http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/thousands-workers-strike-china-shoe-factory <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The factory produces shoes for Nike, Adidas, Puma and New Balance.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/thousands-workers-strike-china-shoe-factory" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/thousands-workers-strike-china-shoe-factory#comments Workforce News Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:20:00 +0000 116551 at http://www.industryweek.com The Cool Factor: The High-Tech Pull of Millennial Manufacturers http://www.industryweek.com/technology/cool-factor-high-tech-pull-millennial-manufacturers <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>To win the next generation of factory workers, manufacturers are going high tech and gadget crazy. And it looks like it's starting to work.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/technology/cool-factor-high-tech-pull-millennial-manufacturers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/technology/cool-factor-high-tech-pull-millennial-manufacturers#comments Digital Tools Emerging Technologies Engagement Technology Workforce Gold News Mon, 14 Apr 2014 22:57:00 +0000 115521 at http://www.industryweek.com Mazak Corp. Doubles Manufacturing Technology Scholarships http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/mazak-corp-doubles-manufacturing-technology-scholarships <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Mazak Corp. is doubling its support for its SME Education Foundation/Mazak Manufacturing Technology Scholarship in response to the resurgence of manufacturing jobs in Ohio and surrounding states.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/mazak-corp-doubles-manufacturing-technology-scholarships" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/mazak-corp-doubles-manufacturing-technology-scholarships#comments Education / Training Workforce News Mon, 14 Apr 2014 17:58:00 +0000 116361 at http://www.industryweek.com The Manufacturer's Agenda: Fixing Our Workforce Education and Training Mistakes http://www.industryweek.com/recruiting-retention/manufacturers-agenda-fixing-our-workforce-education-and-training-mistakes <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>After decades of ignoring manufacturing and production knowledge and skills development, the U.S. is starting to pay attention. National programs to recruit students to consider manufacturing careers and Bureau of Labor Statistics is tracking manufacturing-related skills. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/recruiting-retention/manufacturers-agenda-fixing-our-workforce-education-and-training-mistakes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/recruiting-retention/manufacturers-agenda-fixing-our-workforce-education-and-training-mistakes#comments Education / Training Corporate Culture Labor / Employment Policy Recruiting / Retention Strategic Planning & Execution Gold Fri, 11 Apr 2014 21:53:00 +0000 115481 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>The Bureau of Labor Statistics now tracks the value of manufacturing-related skills.</p> Recruiting Students to Manufacturing Careers [SLIDESHOW] http://www.industryweek.com/manufacturing-recruits <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>National efforts to recruit students to manufacturing careers are picking up steam. Here are a few of the top programs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/manufacturing-recruits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/manufacturing-recruits#comments Growth Strategies Recruiting / Retention Fri, 11 Apr 2014 20:11:00 +0000 116041 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Students taking part in a plant tour as part of Manufacturing Day, 2013. The Making Stuff is Cool program is a Manufacturing Day partner program run by Society of Manufacturers. GenMet Superior Metal Fabrication is a manufacturer that opened its doors to student tours and activities during Manufacturing Day.</p>