We hope that those of you who were able to attend our Closing the Skills Gap webinar found it informative and insightful. For those who couldn’t make it, we’ve put together a quick recap of what you missed. Speakers Ramkumar Ramamoorthy and Rachel Moore explained how to home-grow the knowledge you need to close your skills gap for good. Here’s what they had to share:
Manufacturing is gaining momentum in the U.S., but how do we prevent the shortage of skilled workers from bringing it to a screeching halt?
Over the past decade, the manufacturing renaissance has been a driving force in the country’s economic recovery. And it makes sense — after all, every dollar spent in manufacturing returns $1.37 to the economy, and every 100 new manufacturing jobs creates an additional 250 jobs in other sectors. Yet even as the industry continues to pick up speed, the generation responsible for this resurgence is looking toward retirement.