The Skills Gap in Manufacturing
August 1, 2014
According to the US News and World Report, many manufacturing businesses will be lacking in necessary skilled resources to replace a retiring workforce. Right now over 75% of manufacturers report a moderate to severe shortage of skilled workers and over 80% reported a moderate to sever shortage of highly skilled workers. By 2020 there will be a shortage of an estimated 875,000 positions including machinists, welders, industrial-machinery mechanics and industrial engineers. This article talks about what some manufacturers are doing right now to address the impending shortage, before it hits.
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