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Impact Washington Testing Digitized Workforce Training Program that Helps Manufacturers Create Digital Job Training Manuals

Wednesday, January 19, 2022 | Manufacturing, News Release, Workforce
Impact Washington Continues to Find Innovative Solutions to Support Manufacturers Workforce Development Challenges Along with our usual workforce development offerings of consulting and training,&... Read More

How Automation Can Help Retain Your Workforce

Tuesday, December 7, 2021 | Manufacturing, Workforce, Robotics
The Small and Medium Manufacturing Study: Robotics and Technology Engagement conducted early last year confirmed that the top organizational challenges faced by manufacturers today are labor costs ... Read More

SAFE BOATS ANCHORS IN TACOMA WITH $90 MILLION DOLLAR NAVAL CONTRACT

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 | Manufacturing, News Release, Workforce
SAFE Boats International inked the remaining $90 million dollars U.S. Navy contract to manufacture and build Mark VI Patrol Boats headed for the government of Ukraine. This contract ... Read More

We're Just Days Away from MFG Day 2021!

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 | Manufacturing, Workforce
Help us inspire the next generation of manufacturers and educate students, parents, teachers, and the public on manufacturers' vital role in our lives. If you're a manufacturer and are hosting an... Read More

Creating an Effective Workforce Development Plan

Sunday, August 22, 2021 | Manufacturing, Workforce
Since industrialization shifted its first gears and powered its operations by mechanical means, there has always been a need among manufacturers to consider what’s coming next? What new and i... Read More

EARLY DETECTION PROGRAM: HELPING INDUSTRIES SAFELY REOPEN WORK PLACES

Monday, July 26, 2021 | Workforce, COVID-19
  Washington State Businesses Get Back To Work With IHME's Early Detection Program Join Washington State Employers that have already implemented the Early Detection Program. This no-c... Read More

10 Keys to Recruiting Employees in the Manufacturing Industry

Tuesday, July 6, 2021 | Manufacturing, Workforce
Recruiting employees for manufacturing jobs requires looking for skilled talent in several ways. For continuous improvement in workforce development, HR professionals and hiring managers must use d... Read More

The Most Important Soft Skills for Manufacturing Engineers

Monday, May 24, 2021 | Workforce
Becoming an engineer can be a lucrative career, with manufacturing engineers making an average yearly salary of $91,010. The industry continues to grow, with an expected 140,000 jobs ... Read More

New Tax Credit Available for Businesses and Nonprofits that Offer Paid Leave to Their Employees to Get Vaccinated.

Tuesday, April 27, 2021 | News Release, Workforce
April 21, 2020 - President Biden called on employers across America to do everything they can to help their employees – and their communities – get vaccinated. As part of that effort, ... Read More

Job Skills Program Applications Now Being Accepted! Round 1 Application Deadline is May 31, 2021.

Tuesday, April 6, 2021 | Manufacturing, Workforce, Grant
  Job Skills Program (JSP) awards grants to licensed educational institutions in Washington. Funds are awarded on a first-approved, rolling basis throughout the fiscal year. Washington&rs... Read More