Education / Training http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6627/more en Using 3D Printing to Inspire STEAM http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/using-3d-printing-inspire-steam <div class="field-byline"> John Hornick </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Kids are just starting to use simple, inexpensive, consumer-grade 3D printers today. They are the early adopters...</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/using-3d-printing-inspire-steam" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/using-3d-printing-inspire-steam#comments IndustryWeek Wire Education / Training Leadership Workforce Skilled Worker Shortage The Latest Wed, 25 May 2016 13:10:00 +0000 286921 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>U.S. President Barack Obama delivers remarks after viewing science projects at the White House Science Fair, at the White House, March 23, 2015 in Washington, DC. During his remarks, President Obama announced more than $240 million in pledges to boost the study of STEM fields.</p> <div>&nbsp;</div> Drew Angerer/Getty Images Building a Better Advanced Manufacturing Workforce http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/building-better-advanced-manufacturing-workforce <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>At a recent Brookings Institution workshop in Flint, Mich., Ford, Toyota, Delphi and others discussed approaches to meeting their high-tech workforce needs.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/building-better-advanced-manufacturing-workforce" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/building-better-advanced-manufacturing-workforce#comments Education / Training Recruiting / Retention Technology Workforce Skilled Worker Shortage The Latest Wed, 18 May 2016 03:01:00 +0000 284121 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Ford CTO Raj Nair, speaking&nbsp;at the Brookings workshop last week.</p> Patrick Hayes/Kettering University The Skills Schools Aren't Teaching But Must http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/skills-schools-arent-teaching-must <div class="field-byline"> Michael R. Bloomberg and James Dimon, Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>'We will not solve the critical challenges of poverty, underemployment, wage stagnation, and bulging prisons unless we get serious about investing in effective programs that prepare kids who are not immediately college-bound for middle-class jobs.'</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/skills-schools-arent-teaching-must" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/skills-schools-arent-teaching-must#comments New Equipment Digest RSS Education / Training Workforce Skilled Worker Shortage The Latest Tue, 17 May 2016 16:15:00 +0000 283811 at http://www.industryweek.com Pay Attention to the Ways Technology is Changing Manufacturing, and Workers http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/pay-attention-ways-technology-changing-manufacturing-and-workers <div class="field-byline"> Nora Leary </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><div><p>Manufacturing accounts for an impressive <a href="http://www.nam.org/Newsroom/Top-20-Facts-About-Manufacturing/" target="_blank">$2.17 trillion of the U.S. economy</a>, and despite the common misconception manufacturing is expanding in the U.S. -- up by over 27% since 2009. It&rsquo;s a segment of the overall economy that has seen its significant ups and downs over the years though, from offshoring to job cuts: manufacturing is influenced by major economic developments and broad international trends.</p></div></div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/pay-attention-ways-technology-changing-manufacturing-and-workers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/pay-attention-ways-technology-changing-manufacturing-and-workers#comments IndustryWeek Wire Foundry RSS Education / Training Engagement Technology Workforce IoT and the Digitization of Manufacturing The Latest Tue, 10 May 2016 02:05:00 +0000 282541 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Technology is transforming manufacturing into something completely different than what it was 10 years ago &mdash; and is quickly changing the expectations for individual manufacturers and their workers.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> If the World Really Is Flat, We Need a New Outlook on the Horizon http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/if-world-really-flat-we-need-new-outlook-horizon <div class="field-byline"> Sascha Fischer, Siemens Industry Inc. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The workforce of tomorrow must be trained, not for the jobs in the market today, but for the jobs that will emerge as critical to the operation of the digital factory in the future.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/if-world-really-flat-we-need-new-outlook-horizon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/if-world-really-flat-we-need-new-outlook-horizon#comments Automation Education / Training Machine Tools Strategic Planning & Execution Robotics Operations Technology Workforce IoT and the Digitization of Manufacturing The Latest Thu, 14 Apr 2016 17:24:00 +0000 276261 at http://www.industryweek.com Why This CEO Is Donating His Salary to Workforce Education http://www.industryweek.com/ceo-donating-his-salary <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Mike Petters of Huntington Ingalls last week announced he would annually give all but $1 of base salary to an educational assistance fund that includes scholarships for workers' children. Here's why.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/ceo-donating-his-salary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/ceo-donating-his-salary#comments Education / Training Leadership Manufacturing Leader of the Week Workforce Skilled Worker Shortage The Latest Mon, 28 Mar 2016 04:24:00 +0000 272601 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>It&rsquo;s a chance to give people the chance to create a little bit different future for themselves. Somebody did that for me; I&rsquo;m lucky enough to have the chance to do it for others.</p> <p><em>&nbsp;- Mike Petters</em></p> </blockquote> <hr /> <p><strong>Title:</strong> President and CEO<br /> <strong>Organization: </strong>Huntington Ingalls Industries<br /> <strong>Previous Position</strong>: President, Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding</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 /> HII Wanted: A Few Good (Female) Machinists, Welders to Fill the Skills Gap http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/wanted-few-good-female-machinists-welders-fill-skills-gap <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Women in certain lower-paying occupations could easily make the transition to in-demand jobs on the shop floor, a new study finds.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/wanted-few-good-female-machinists-welders-fill-skills-gap" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/wanted-few-good-female-machinists-welders-fill-skills-gap#comments Education / Training Recruiting / Retention Workforce Skilled Worker Shortage The Latest Fri, 25 Mar 2016 19:55:00 +0000 272581 at http://www.industryweek.com Thinkstock The Cost of a Common Workforce Strategy http://www.industryweek.com/recruiting-retention/cost-common-workforce-strategy <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Has your workforce strategy during downturns jeopardized your company's--and the manufacturing industry's--ability to attract skilled workers?</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/recruiting-retention/cost-common-workforce-strategy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/recruiting-retention/cost-common-workforce-strategy#comments Education / Training Labor / Employment Policy Growth Strategies Recruiting / Retention Strategic Planning & Execution The Latest The Manufacturers Agenda Thu, 24 Mar 2016 20:00:00 +0000 272321 at http://www.industryweek.com Why Education Reforms Have Failed -- and How to Make Them Work http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/why-education-reforms-have-failed-and-how-make-them-work <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Let's stop the "prescription before diagnosis" approach to education reform. Here's how.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/why-education-reforms-have-failed-and-how-make-them-work" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/why-education-reforms-have-failed-and-how-make-them-work#comments Competitiveness Education / Training Public Policy Workforce Skilled Worker Shortage The Latest Thu, 17 Mar 2016 20:45:00 +0000 256081 at http://www.industryweek.com Wanted: Workers with Creativity, Analytical Skills http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/wanted-workers-creativity-analytical-skills <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Manufacturers need more workers who can think critically, a new study from Strayer University finds.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/wanted-workers-creativity-analytical-skills" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/wanted-workers-creativity-analytical-skills#comments Education / Training Recruiting / Retention Workforce The Latest Tue, 08 Mar 2016 22:45:00 +0000 268041 at http://www.industryweek.com Thinkstock