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Familiar Workforce Challenges for Small and Medium-Sized Manufacturers and Possible Solutions

Monday, January 30, 2023 | Workforce
There aren’t enough workers to meet U.S. manufacturers’ needs. A 2021 survey by the National Association of Manufacturers found that 80% of companies say their top challenge is t... Read More

Unleash the Power of your Company’s Marketing and HR Partnership

Thursday, January 26, 2023 | Workforce
Finding prospects in today’s talent-driven market Amid the economywide workforce shortage, manufacturing companies need help to fill open positions. A recent study by Deloitte reveals a per... Read More

Are initiatives in your company dead on arrival? Strategy Deployment may be the solution

Tuesday, October 18, 2022 | Workforce, Growth and Innovation
Your business goals are hopeful wishes if you don't have a plan to bring them to fruition. Manufacturers are constantly looking for ways to turn their business objectives into action. With the chaos o... Read More

Manufacturing Month 2022 – Inspire the Next Generation of Manufacturers

Tuesday, October 4, 2022 | Manufacturing, News Release, Workforce
Held annually on the first Friday in October with events that continue throughout the month, MFG Day—National Manufacturing Day—helps show the reality of modern manufacturing careers by... Read More

Start Your Planning for Manufacturing Month WA 2022 Today!

Monday, July 25, 2022 | Manufacturing, News Release, Workforce
Highlighting the Work of Manufacturers and Energizing a Future Pipeline of Skilled Workers in Washington State What are Manufacturing Day and Manufacturing Month WA? National Manufacturing Day, ... Read More

The Manufacturers’ Guide to Finding and Retaining Talent

Wednesday, June 15, 2022 | Manufacturing, Workforce
  Steps that will help you improve and enhance your employee recruitment, retention, and engagement Employees matter. They are difficult to find and hard to replace, especially in today’s... Read More

Fresh Ideas to Effectively Attract and Retain Talent

Tuesday, April 26, 2022 | Manufacturing, Workforce
How to Effectively Attract and Retain Talent Today's talent market is more chaotic and competitive than ever. With the "Great Resignation," employers have seen people leave their jobs in large numb... Read More

The Six Words That Will Massively Improve Your Employee Recruitment in 2022

Friday, April 22, 2022 | Manufacturing, Workforce
    Hiring in 2022 has been a difficult process, as many manufacturing companies have found. People have been accustomed to working from home for the past two years and let’s be hon... Read More

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