Many businesses are struggling to find and keep great employees in the manufacturing field.
Industry Week said, "Establishing a partnership with your local community colleges, high schools or even middle schools will help your company feed the idea of a manufacturing career at an earlier age. From visiting these schools, to hosting tours at your facilities for students, getting involved at the educational level can really be the catalyst for developing the future workforce."
Don't just sit back and wait, get out there and do something about the skills gap. Create a positive culture so your employees love to work for you and spread the word.
The association that I work for, the American Gear Manufacturers Association (AGMA), and the AGMA Foundation worked with committees comprised of members and a special design firm to develop a toolkit that has marketing materials for members to use at job fairs.It provides students with a new opportunity and career option that they might not have known about, and it provides members with help from their association in building their workforce One of the best ways that you can develop, grow and find your future workforce is by talking to the right people.Read More