The Role of Technology & Training in the Resurgence of U.S. Manufacturing

Posted by Lauren Mackie on 3/18/17 12:30 AM

Manufacturing Machine in Progress.jpgFor many, the industry most-associated with the term “skills gap” remains manufacturing in the United States. The story of the decline of US manufacturing has been relayed many times over the past few decades; in 2016, CNN Money stated that 5 million manufacturing jobs had been lost since 2000.1 But the reality is that the industry is facing a resurgence. Many look to modern training programs as enablers of new growth within the industry's skilled workforce. But how have these learning and development options actually evolved? How can the lessons learned about training in the manufacturing industry be applied to other markets in the economy?

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Resources: Photo Credit. (1) CNN Money.

Topics: Middle Skills Gap, Employers, Skills Gap, Industrial, Manufacturing

 

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