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10 Keys to Recruiting Employees in the Manufacturing Industry

Wednesday, October 4, 2023 | Workforce Development, All
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 ... Read More

The Six Words That Will Massively Improve Your Employee Recruitment

Wednesday, September 27, 2023 | Workforce Development, All
    Hiring has been a difficult process, as many manufacturing companies have found.   People have grown accustomed to working from home for the past two years and let’s b... Read More

Responding To The Workforce Skills Gap: Solutions for Common Manufacturing Problems

Tuesday, September 19, 2023 | Workforce Development, All
Adopting a Strategic Workforce Development Plan Will Benefit Small and Medium-Sized Manufacturers As U.S. manufacturers’ needs are adapting to a tech-driven world, the pool of skilled employees... Read More

3 Simple Steps to Recruiting the Right Manufacturing Employees

Wednesday, August 9, 2023 | Workforce Development, All
Putting Your Best Foot Forward Goes Both Ways in Job Recruitment The manufacturing industry is struggling to get new workers involved. Retaining talent and upskilling the workforce you al... Read More

The LECP Program: Empowering Manufacturers on the Journey of Continuous Improvement

Impact Washington’s Lean Enterprise Certificate Program (LECP) is an exceptional starting point for any manufacturer seeking to embark on a transformative continuous improvement journey. Deve... Read More

How Automation Can Help Retain Your Workforce

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

Creating an Effective Workforce Development Plan

Wednesday, June 28, 2023 | Workforce Development, All
Since industrialization shifted its gears and powered its operations mechanically, manufacturers have had to consider what comes next. What new and improved machinery will enhance production and ef... Read More

Attention Washington Manufacturers: Empower Your Female Workforce with the WiM Washington Chapter!

Monday, June 19, 2023 | Workforce Development, All
We are thrilled to present an extraordinary opportunity for manufacturers in Washington. The Women in Manufacturing (WiM) organization, dedicated to empowering women in the industry, has a local ch... Read More

The Manufacturers’ Guide to Finding and Retaining Talent

Thursday, May 4, 2023 | Workforce Development, All
Improve and Enhance Your Employee Recruitment, Retention, and Engagement Employees matter. They are challenging to find and hard to replace, especially in today’s labor market. The longevity ... Read More

How Training Within Industry Helps Manufacturers Capture and Transfer Experience Know-How

Friday, April 21, 2023 | Workforce Development, All
Training Within Industry, commonly referred to as TWI, originated in the United States in the 1940s during World War II. According to the TWI Institute, a national network of industry professi... Read More