This year's U.S. News STEM Solutions National Leadership Conference was aimed to focus on tangible results and facilitate collaboration to develop strategies that will help drive the STEM workforce, fill more STEM jobs and encourage greater student participation in STEM education.
Despite the recession, manufacturing industries continue to grow and the demand for highly skilled workers is on the rise. In order to inspire the next generation to meet this demand, AME is reaching out to schools across the U.S. to promote student growth and rewarding careers in manufacturing.
Submitted by scechowski on Tue, 12/17/2013 - 14:26
Hiring managers and human resource professionals were recently surveyed about recruiting, training and employment trends in manufacturing and distribution by LMA Consulting Group Inc. and APICS-Inland Empire.
Submitted by Joe Feeley on Wed, 06/19/2013 - 10:12
Here's a link to another workforce survey article that in this case asks, "Where Does Skilled Labor Come From?" It doesn't break much new ground but it points to two issues that on the surface seemingly shouldn't be the problems that they are. So how come they are?
Submitted by Joe Feeley on Wed, 10/03/2012 - 16:30
The murmur about whether a manufacturing job skills gaps exists because salaries and wages in those skills areas actually are too low to attract interest, continues to show up. It seems to have moved from a low grumble to an audible growl.
We've run our share of articles and debates about the purported lack of skilled workers available in the manufacturing industry these days. We've also talked about whether America's education system is giving students the kind of teachings they need to learn technical skills.