Skills Development

Manufacturers are Finding Success with School Partnerships

As manufacturers work to fill the talent gap, strong partnerships with schools are proving to be an effective way to meet the workforce needs.

How CEOs Can Align Talent with 21st-Century Opportunities

As technological advances continue to transform both companies and the way they do business, CEOs face an endemic problem: a widening gap between the skills their companies need and those their current workforces have to offer.

Companies with More of this Type of Manager Outshine the Rest

Companies with more female senior managers are likely to perform better across a variety of measures, including sales growth, return on equity, debt levels and share-price appreciation, according to an analysis by Credit Suisse.

Why Manufacturing Education Needs to Evolve

Executives and analysts in the manufacturing industry have long warned about the growing skilled labor shortage.

An Important Message to Today’s CEOs from the Leaders of the Future

If you want strong leaders in the future, start developing them now—don’t wait until they’re already in leadership positions to give them the coaching they need.

Could Women Help Manufacturers Fill the Skills Gap?

Due to the growing skills gap and an aging workforce, U.S. manufacturers will need to fill an estimated 3.5 million jobs in the coming decade. As companies look ahead to address the growing talent shortage, many experts say women could be the key to strengthening the manufacturing workforce.

Prepare Your Company for Future Automation by Investing in the Right Talent

Companies are finding creative ways to invest in the right talent to ensure their organizations are adequately prepared for the automation of the future.

HALO: Disrupting at a Disruptor

Chuck Dorsey, CEO of HALO Innovations, disrupted the baby bassinet industry—and now he may have to disrupt his own company.

How 3 CEOs Are Solving Their Own Skilled-Worker Shortage

Many things keep manufacturing CEOs up at night, but one of the most nagging is the challenge of ensuring that they’ve got enough skilled workers to keep the machines running in the future.

42% of Top Fortune 100 Chiefs Have MBA Degrees

Business school may be your ticket to the boardroom. More than 40% of the chief executive officers in the top 100 Fortune companies have studied for an MBA, according to research from Heidrick & Struggles, the executive search firm.
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CEO1000 Tracker Full List

From the schools they went to to the types of companies they run, CEO1000 is tracking the trends among the CEOs of the 1,000 largest U.S. companies.

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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 & WORST STATES FOR BUSINESS

Best and Worst States For Business

Are you looking to relocate or expand? Evaluate each state's strengths with Chief Executive's 2018 Best & Worst States for Business.

CEO OF THE YEAR

CEO of the Year

Once a year, we celebrate the achievements of a CEO, honored for his or her success in and dedication to business, shareholders and customers.

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.