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What We Can Do About the Skills Gap

The skills gap in manufacturing is shaped by a myriad of factors. But what can we do to combat it?
By Genevieve Diesing
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It isn’t exactly news—manufacturing production lines are heading back to the States en masse, but there aren’t enough trained techs ready to staff them. Baby Boomers—our proverbial Old Guard—are retiring, leaving unfilled jobs for the unskilled—and some say uninterested—masses.


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Bridging the Skills Gap to Hire Qualified Workers

Despite increased hiring, the need to fill the skills gap still persists
By Gena Johnson
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Industrial manufacturing forecasts are optimistic according to PwC’s Q3 2013 Manufacturing Barometer, which surveys U.S. based executives in large multinational industrial businesses. Industries are hiring in a myriad of quality sectors including aerospace, automotive, defense, energy, green manufacturing and technology.


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A Closer Look at the Skills Gap

By Genevieve Diesing
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Quality examines just how pervasive this trend is, and what some manufacturers are doing to combat it.


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 In honor of World Quality Month, we spoke to James Rooney, ASQ Past Chairman of the Board of Directors 2013, for his take on quality around the world.
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