Education / Training


Cleveland Public Schools
Recruiting / Retention

Youth Need Jobs; Manufacturers Need Workers. How Do You Connect the Two?

March 1, 2024
In cities like Chicago and Cleveland, 'where the need for jobs is so acute ... there is a real opportunity here to get more employers involved at the high school level.'
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Recruiting / Retention

The White-Hot Demand for Engineering Talent Is Cooling, but ...

Feb. 22, 2024
... the ratio of job listings to engineers is still more than 3-1. Here are some recruiting tips for manufacturers.
Education / Training

Talent Advisory Board: Bringing Up New Leaders

Jan. 31, 2024
IW’s team of manufacturing leaders reflects on how to cultivate a new generation.
Education / Training

How to Tell If Your Training Program Is Going Off the Rails

Dec. 8, 2023
'Sink or swim’ and ‘training light’ approaches are the fast track to failure.
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Corporate Culture

When Your Business Is Growing but Your Leadership Culture Is Stagnant

Dec. 4, 2023
Too often, the answer to early success is having everyone work harder and longer.


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Ebooks & Digital Editions

eBook: Generation Now Leadership

Aug. 28, 2023
Manufacturing's young talent steps forward in this talent management guide from IndustryWeek.
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Recruiting / Retention

The Semiconductor Industry Must Do More to Bring Girls and Women into STEM Careers

Aug. 1, 2023
More targeted outreach would help meet increased demand for knowledge workers.
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Generation Now Leadership: From Military to Manufacturing at Graphic Packaging International

July 19, 2023
A training program for military veterans opened advanced manufacturing opportunities for Mahlon Robinson.
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Formerly Incarcerated
Recruiting / Retention

Hiring the Formerly Incarcerated: A First-Hand View

June 7, 2023
When given structure and treated with understanding, returning citizens are more often worth the investment of your time than doing an open call of the general population.
Lean Leadership Training Use
Continuous Improvement

Are Your Lean Leaders Getting the Right Training?

May 4, 2023
It’s one thing to recite knowledge of lean, and another to live it every day.