There is training available to fill the desperate need for qualified machinist. The Akron CNC Training Center offers a variety of class times to accommodate a busy schedule.
There is a need to revisit how we are developing our workforce. Finding skilled talent is a problem that many industries are facing today. It is imperative that collaborative efforts between employers and community colleges should continue.
What approach are you going to take this Super Sunday? What approach are we taking when it comes to finding a job? There are workforce development initiatives that can provide a rewarding opportunity in finding a career.
Technology is advancing faster than we can provide skilled talent to run or maintain the machines. There is a need to have a collaboration among schools, programs, and employers to address the need in closing the skills gap.
There is an urgent need to build our workforce in order to fill jobs that require middle to high level skills. There will not be enough skilled talent to fill these positions if we do not make improvements to the way we educate and train our workforce.
We should be mindful of some of the assumptions we make concerning millennials and how tech savvy we our as a nation. There is a need to promote IT programs that place emphasis on problem solving and tech competency skills.
A common theme in the search for skilled talent is that it is hidden. Is it hidden or are people not aware of the opportunities? Let's make it a point to inform people of the new image and career pathway that is present in the precision machining industry!
Wow, I never thought about it like this but It resonates how I feel about development! If we want to change the perception of manufacturing, then how about starting with presenting the value we place in “People”.
Find a company that values employees! The first step is to develop a plan and take a look at the new images of the precision machined industry.
Apprenticeship programs are one of the best ways to pass on the skills and knowledge of current workers to incoming employees.