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Category: BestPractices

Bridging the Skills Gap: Best Practices for Finding, Keeping and Growing Talent

October 06, 2014 Posted by Chris Wysong

Manufacturers are always looking to find, develop, and maintain talent. With a shortage of trained, educated workers, this process is becoming more and more important for long-term success in the industry. Steve VanNostrand investigates these issues and looks at how incorporating best practices can improve business, brand, and market share. Bridging the Skills Gap: Best Practices for Finding, Keeping and Growing Talent By: Steve VanNostrand A shortage of trained, educated workers is forcing the manufacturing industry to change how it finds and retains talent. A survey of manufacturing executives by the Manufacturing Institute and Deloitte ranked access to a highly skilled, flexible workforce as the most important factor in their success -- 20 percentage points higher than other factors, such as new product innovation or increased market share. Against these challenges, manufacturing companies need new ways to build and retain not only qualified engineers and welders, but positions

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