Education / Training http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6627/more en Skills Training Leaves Women Behind: Cornell Study http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/skills-training-leaves-women-behind-cornell-study <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Educators need to consider gender more prominently in discussions on adding more vocational education,Cornell researchers say.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/skills-training-leaves-women-behind-cornell-study" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/skills-training-leaves-women-behind-cornell-study#comments Education / Training Workforce Skilled Worker Shortage The Latest Wed, 29 Jun 2016 20:45:00 +0000 300371 at http://www.industryweek.com Getty Images Denso to Give $1 Million to College Workforce Training Programs http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/denso-give-1-million-college-workforce-training-programs <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Along with engineering programs, the foundation funds skilled trades and robotics programs “as these are becoming increasingly important in the automotive and technology industries,” said Denso executive vice president Mike Brackett. </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/denso-give-1-million-college-workforce-training-programs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/denso-give-1-million-college-workforce-training-programs#comments Education / Training Workforce The Latest Thu, 23 Jun 2016 17:00:00 +0000 296221 at http://www.industryweek.com Getty Images Why the Supply Chain is a Manufacturer's Strategic Nucleus http://www.industryweek.com/manufacturing-leader-week/why-supply-chain-manufacturers-strategic-nucleus <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The ISM's Tom Derry explains why supply chain professionals are participating in the most strategic decisions at their company.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/manufacturing-leader-week/why-supply-chain-manufacturers-strategic-nucleus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/manufacturing-leader-week/why-supply-chain-manufacturers-strategic-nucleus#comments Education / Training Procurement Supplier Relationships Teamwork Leadership Manufacturing Leader of the Week Supply Chain Workforce The Latest Tue, 21 Jun 2016 16:45:00 +0000 293661 at http://www.industryweek.com <p> <style type="text/css">.pquote { background: url("http://www.industryweek.com/site-files/industryweek.com/files/uploads/2014/08/openquote-iw.png") no-repeat!important; color: #000000; font-style: italic; margin: 10px; padding: 10px 1px 1px 50px; font-size: 24px; } .article-image .image-description p { margin: 0; font-size: 16px; line-height: 1.9; } .image-description { background: #F8F8F8; font-size: 11px; padding: 5px 5px 3px; color: #000; font-weight: normal;!important; } .pcaption { padding-left: 20px; padding-right: 20px; font-size: 12px; line-height: 1.9; padding-bottom: 2px; } </style> </p> <blockquote class="pquote"> <p>If I were interested in pursuing a career in manufacturing or I had children at that age, I&rsquo;d be looking at an opportunity to become stronger in my STEM education.&quot;</p> <p><em>&nbsp;- Tom Derry</em></p> </blockquote> <hr /> <p><strong>Title:</strong> Chief Executive Officer<br /> <strong>Organization: </strong>Institute for Supply Management (ISM)<br /> <strong>Previous positions</strong>: Chief Operating Officer, Association for Financial Professionals (AFP); General Manager, LexisNexis business intelligence group<br /> <strong>Related activities: </strong>Chairman and President of ISM Services; Member of the Dean&#39;s Council for the W.P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University; Member, board of directors, Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)</p> <hr /> <p><em>The <strong>IndustryWeek <a href="http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/manufacturing-leader-week" target="_blank">Manufacturing Leader of the Week</a></strong> highlights the manufacturing leaders, executives and stars who are driving growth in today&#39;s industry and helping to shape the future of manufacturing.</em></p> <hr /> Workplace Safety: Shifting from Recordable to Preventable http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/workplace-safety-shifting-recordable-preventable <div class="field-byline"> By Carol Leaman </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>What if, instead of analyzing an injury after it happened, you could see a trend towards imminent injury or illness and prevent it?</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/workplace-safety-shifting-recordable-preventable" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/workplace-safety-shifting-recordable-preventable#comments IndustryWeek Wire EHS Today Education / Training Safety Workforce The Latest Fri, 17 Jun 2016 13:31:00 +0000 292851 at http://www.industryweek.com Are Skills Gap Worries Easing? http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/are-skills-gap-worries-easing <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>About a third of manufacturers surveyed in a new PwC/Manufacturing Institute study say they are having no problem finding skilled workers. For others, it's a different story.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/are-skills-gap-worries-easing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/are-skills-gap-worries-easing#comments Automation Education / Training Technology Workforce The Latest Wed, 15 Jun 2016 16:37:00 +0000 292221 at http://www.industryweek.com Getty Images Constructing an Advanced Manufacturing Workforce at Volvo CE http://www.industryweek.com/manufacturing-leader-week/constructing-advanced-manufacturing-workforce-volvo-ce <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>How Volvo Construction Equipment is bridging the skills gap.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/manufacturing-leader-week/constructing-advanced-manufacturing-workforce-volvo-ce" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/manufacturing-leader-week/constructing-advanced-manufacturing-workforce-volvo-ce#comments Education / Training Leadership Manufacturing Leader of the Week Workforce Skilled Worker Shortage The Latest Tue, 14 Jun 2016 17:11:00 +0000 292031 at http://www.industryweek.com <p> <style type="text/css">.pquote { background: url("http://www.industryweek.com/site-files/industryweek.com/files/uploads/2014/08/openquote-iw.png") no-repeat!important; color: #000000; font-style: italic; margin: 10px; padding: 10px 1px 1px 50px; font-size: 24px; } .article-image .image-description p { margin: 0; font-size: 16px; line-height: 1.9; } .image-description { background: #F8F8F8; font-size: 11px; padding: 5px 5px 3px; color: #000; font-weight: normal;!important; } .pcaption { padding-left: 20px; padding-right: 20px; font-size: 12px; line-height: 1.9; padding-bottom: 2px; } </style> </p> <blockquote class="pquote"> <p>We can&rsquo;t always hire the interns we train, but it&rsquo;s our intent to prepare them. Because you never know how that may be returned to you. They may end up working with a supplier that we work with. They could end up working for a dealer or a customer. &quot;</p> <p><em>&nbsp;- Sean Glennon</em></p> </blockquote> <hr /> <p><strong>Title:</strong>President, Operations Americas<br /> <strong>Organization: </strong>Volvo Construction Equipment<br /> <strong>Previous company</strong>: Ingersoll Rand</p> <hr /> <p><em>The <strong>IndustryWeek <a href="http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/manufacturing-leader-week" target="_blank">Manufacturing Leader of the Week</a></strong> highlights the manufacturing leaders, executives and stars who are driving growth in today&#39;s industry and helping to shape the future of manufacturing.</em></p> <hr /> What Can American Business Leaders Learn from the Israelis? http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/what-can-american-business-leaders-learn-israelis <div class="field-byline"> Ritch K. Eich </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>By learning from the Israelis, Americans could develop a pervasive business culture where there is no “I can’t,” but only “I can and I will.”</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/what-can-american-business-leaders-learn-israelis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/what-can-american-business-leaders-learn-israelis#comments Education / Training Corporate Culture Leadership The Latest Tue, 14 Jun 2016 16:23:00 +0000 291801 at http://www.industryweek.com Christopher Furlong/Getty Images Capture a Composite Picture of the IndustryWeek Best Plants Winners and Finalists - 2011-2015 http://www.industryweek.com/datasheet/capture-composite-picture-industryweek-best-plants-winners-and-finalists-2011-2015 <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/datasheet/capture-composite-picture-industryweek-best-plants-winners-and-finalists-2011-2015" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop imagecache-linked imagecache-med_crop_linked"><img alt="" src="http://www.industryweek.com/site-files/industryweek.com/files/imagecache/med_crop/datasheets/thumbnails/2015IWBP.jpg" title="" height="200" width="355" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop" /></a> </div> <div class="node-body datasheet-body"><div></div>The information contained in this nearly 70-page, data-packed Statistical Profile presents a composite picture of INDUSTRYWEEK’s Best Plants winners and finalists for the past five years.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/datasheet/capture-composite-picture-industryweek-best-plants-winners-and-finalists-2011-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Compensation Strategies IW Best Practices Reports Education / Training Lean / Six-Sigma Engagement Maintenance IndustryWeek Best Plants Labor / Employment Policy Quality Recruiting / Retention Safety Strategic Planning & Execution Teamwork Leadership Operations Resources Workforce Gold Wed, 08 Jun 2016 13:07:00 +0000 290171 at http://www.industryweek.com Growing the Next Manufacturing Labor Force http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/growing-next-manufacturing-labor-force <div class="field-byline"> Vicki Holt, President and CEO, Proto Labs </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>While America is shedding manufacturing jobs, American manufactures cannot find the workforce needed to keep up with the growing demand for their services. To meet this challenge, the industry needs to focus on three areas of improvement. </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/growing-next-manufacturing-labor-force" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/growing-next-manufacturing-labor-force#comments Automation Education / Training Growth Strategies Recruiting / Retention Workforce Skilled Worker Shortage The Latest Tue, 07 Jun 2016 15:13:00 +0000 289921 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Perceptions of dirty, smoky work environments are not the reality of the digital-manufacturing industry.</p> How Manufacturers Are Bridging the Skills Gap http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/how-manufacturers-are-bridging-skills-gap <div class="field-podcast-source"> <a href="/iws-manufacturing-voice-0">IW&#039;s Manufacturing Voice</a> </div> <div class="node-body audio-body"><div></div>Over the coming decade, U.S. manufacturers face a severe shortage of skilled workers. IndustryWeek Staff Writer Laura Putre reports on one company's use of apprenticeships to help keep its workforce pipeline filled. </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/education-training/how-manufacturers-are-bridging-skills-gap" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop imagecache-linked imagecache-med_crop_linked"><img alt="" src="http://www.industryweek.com/site-files/industryweek.com/files/imagecache/med_crop/uploads/2016/06/podcast-promo-it1jpgcropdisplay.jpg" title="" height="200" width="355" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop" /></a> </div> <div class="field-audio-file"> <span>Audio File:&nbsp;</span> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-audio-mpeg" alt="audio/mpeg icon" src="http://www.industryweek.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/audio-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/site-files/industryweek.com/files/podcast/audio/IW Manufacturing Voice 6.3.16 - 6316, 3.52 PM.mp3" type="audio/mpeg; length=7706666">IW Manufacturing Voice 6.3.16 - 6316, 3.52 PM.mp3</a></div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/how-manufacturers-are-bridging-skills-gap" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/how-manufacturers-are-bridging-skills-gap#comments Companies & Executives Education / Training Recruiting / Retention Workforce Skilled Worker Shortage Fri, 03 Jun 2016 20:30:00 +0000 289331 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Over the coming decade, U.S. manufacturers face a severe shortage of skilled workers. IndustryWeek Staff Writer Laura Putre reports on one company&#39;s use of apprenticeships to help keep its workforce pipeline filled.</p>