Skills Development

7 Steps to a Successful Apprenticeship Program

Three companies partnered with the Manufacturing Institute on an “Employer’s Playbook for Building an Apprenticeship Program.” An excerpt follows.

How to Understand and Deal with your Company’s Skills Challenges

CEOs, boards and teams are discussing how to deal with the skills gap that has made it so difficult for companies to fill available jobs, increase often-stalled productivity, navigate change, and fuel the disruptive activity that is essential for survival in this economy.

More Manufacturing Apprenticeships Could Help Fill the Skills Gap

President Trump recently signed an executive order to promote apprenticeship programs as a way to help young people find jobs, and to fill the skills gap in industries like manufacturing.

CEOs are Doing a Lot to Boost the Digital IQ in U.S. Schools

Across America, CEOs and their companies are responding to the urgent need to overhaul the education system, because they want to continue to maintain the nation’s edge in digital tech.

How to Close Your Talent Gap by Supporting STEM Education

Businesses and states/regions are investing in STEM programs in their area in the hopes that students will be well prepared to handle manufacturing and other jobs when they graduate.

SPONSORED CONTENT: Wisconsin’s Rise in STEM Grads Boosts State’s Status as a Tech Hub

Wisconsin is dedicated to growing the state's STEM-educated workforce, and ensuring that there are plenty of STEM-related jobs waiting for students when they finish school.

3 Ways CEOs can Find Hidden Leaders in Their Organization

While organizations often try to cultivate leaders through programs or look for them outside their walls, they already may have "hidden" leadership potential in their own ranks.

The U.S. Needs to Cultivate High-Tech Workers to Support Manufacturing Growth

American manufacturing is on the rebound, but experts say manufacturers, policymakers and the educational system will need to work together to cultivate a workforce to support the growth.

4 Ways Manufacturers are Closing the Skills Gap

Nearly 2 million manufacturing jobs are expected to go unfilled over the next decade. While manufacturers have been cultivating skilled talent through partnerships with schools, they're also looking to more immediate solutions that can help close the skills gap.

Why Your Firm Needs Skills—not Competencies—to Tackle the Cybersecurity Talent Gap

When it comes to the ongoing cybersecurity talent shortage, too many companies are getting a key part of the equation wrong.
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CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

CEO Confidence Falls On Growing Trade War Worries

President Trump's trade policies are dividing CEOs.
Our monthly review of CEO Confidence reveals that geopolitical concerns, like trade wars, are causing many business leaders are causing them to be pessimistic in an otherwise buoyant environment.
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Best and Worst States For Business

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CEO of the Year

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EDITOR'S PICKS

Former Intel CEO Krzanich — What Was He Thinking?

The risks of having an extramarital affair, even when it is consensual, as former Intel CEO Brian Krzanich did, can result in personal outcomes too devastating to contemplate.

Keys To Earning Sustained Loyalty From Your Employees

To reap the undeniable bottom-line profits of a highly engaged and loyal workforce, CEOs must empower talent, brand and employee experience teams to deliver on the expectations of today’s employees.

Otis Elevator’s Judy Marks Talks Leadership, The Future Of Manufacturing

As president of the world’s largest elevator company, Otis Elevator Co.’s Judy Marks knows that standing pat isn’t an option—especially for an industry leader.
Trump trade tactics play well with manufacturing CEOs

Trump’s Trade Strategy Playing Well With Some Manufacturing CEOs

Many CEOs at U.S.-based manufacturers are applauding President Trump's attempt to disrupt and overturn a global trade milieu of long standing that they believe has greatly disadvantaged American companies and exports overall.