Skills Development

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.

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.
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CEO Confidence Plunges In August Amid Growing Trade Worries And Slowdown Fears

CEO confidence in future business conditions fell 6% in August from July, according to Chief Executive’s most recent polling. At 6.2 out of 10 on our 1-10 scale, confidence is at its lowest level since October 2016.
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