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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.
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Recruiting / Retention

Hiring a Technology Leader: Where Does a Manufacturer Even Begin?

Dec. 19, 2023
A look at the skills needed for different types of Industry 4.0 roles.
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Talent Advisory Board: Giving Thanks for Mentorship

Nov. 29, 2023
Manufacturing experts reflect on the value of their mentorships and the mentorship of others.
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Turning Shop-Floor Workers into Leaders Takes Patience, Coaching and Mentoring

Oct. 25, 2023
It's important to realize that there are underlying factors contributing to a person’s readiness to learn and take on new tasks.



July 4th Manufacturing Quiz

June 21, 2024
Picnics, sketchy backyard fireworks shows and five manufacturing trivia questions adjacent to the holiday. What a way to celebrate our Independence!
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Survey: Which Celebrity Would You Hire for Your Manufacturing Company?

Aug. 24, 2023
The SAG-AFTRA strike is in full swing, and you've been getting some star-studded resumes. Who's too much of a diva, and who would bring it?
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Recruiting / Retention

Hiring Creatively: 3 Ways Manufacturers Can Overcome Talent Shortages

Aug. 14, 2023
Rethink recruiting, create great culture and offer professional growth opportunities.
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Recruiting / Retention

Manufacturing Is Losing the Race to Recruit, Advance Women

Aug. 10, 2023
CEOs consistently say that finding ways to bridge the talent gap is their greatest concern, but they aren’t seriously tackling the problem.
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Recruiting / Retention

Becoming More Disability-Friendly Is in Manufacturing’s Best Interest

Aug. 3, 2023
A look at best practices in the industry, from Jabil to Northrop Grumman.