How Manufacturers Can Recruit a Multigenerational Workforce

How Manufacturers Can Recruit a Multigenerational Workforce

Today’s workforce spans five generations, with the largest group being millennials followed by Gen-X and baby boomers. Gen-Z is a small, but growing part of the U.S. labor pool and some traditionalists (also known as the Silent Generation and the Greatest Generation) continue to work past retirement age. In a competitive job market, expanding the candidate pool to…

Three Retention Strategies That Are Priceless to Manufacturers

Three Retention Strategies That Are Priceless to Manufacturers

No-cost Ways to Beat the Talent Shortage   Recently, the unemployment rate reached 3.8%—the lowest it has been since 2000—creating a high sense of urgency for companies to re-think the way they attract workers. Many are pouring their limited budgets into uncovering new sources of talent, increasing employee incentives and perks, and even enticing workers…

Improving Retention in the Manufacturing Industry

Improving Retention in the Manufacturing Industry

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Seven Ways to Beat the Talent Shortage By 2025, the skills gap in the manufacturing industry is expected to grow to two million, according to Deloitte, and 82 percent of executives believe that it will affect their ability to meet their customers’ needs. For a shortage this significant, simply paying higher rates will only…

How Technology is Changing Recruiting for the Manufacturing Industry

How Technology is Changing Recruiting for the Manufacturing Industry

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] The impact of social, mobile and video technologies on recruitment The manufacturing industry is in the midst of a significant transformation, as those in the field work to change the perception to match the current reality. To find and attract workers, recruiters are turning to technology for two main reasons. First, it allows them…