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U.S. Manufacturing Jobs Hit 7-Year High

While some industrial indicators may suggest that the U.S. manufacturing sector is undergoing a tough time right now, the latest report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, released Friday, suggests that manufacturers are certainly not letting a few …
While some industrial indicators may suggest that the U.S. manufacturing sector is undergoing a tough time right now, the latest report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, r… http://www.gildevents.gilcommunity.com/blog/us-manufacturing-jobs-hit-7-year-high/

Davos 2016: Will the Fourth Industrial Revolution Unleash a Global Jobs Crisis?

As many of the world’s leading politicians, industrialists, and academics gathered on the snowy slopes of Davos, Switzerland for the 2016 World Economic Forum (WEF) late last month, a new report warned that the world may face a net loss of over 5 million …
As many of the world’s leading politicians, industrialists, and academics gathered on the snowy slopes of Davos, Switzerland for the 2016 World Economic Forum (WEF) late last mont… http://www.gildevents.gilcommunity.com/blog/davos-2016-will-fourth-industrial-revolution-unleash-global-jobs-crisis/

Manufacturing Trends to Watch in 2016

As the New Year begins, the editorial team at the Manufacturing Leadership Council offers its predictions for the year ahead. Contributors to this blog include David R. Brousell, Jeff Moad, Sankara Narayanan, and Paul Tate.
As the New Year begins, the editorial team at the Manufacturing Leadership Council offers its predictions for the year ahead. Contributors to this blog include David R. Brousell, … http://www.gildevents.gilcommunity.com/blog/manufacturing-trends-watch-2016/

What Are You Doing for Manufacturing Day on October 2?

This year, America’s annual Manufacturing Day falls on October 2 and provides manufacturers large and small with a high-profile opportunity to showcase their achievements to potential future generations of employees, and to promote both the economic and s…
Popular Discussions Attracting fresh and motivated new employees into manufacturing is more important than ever, especially as the industry increasingly recognises it will need … http://www.gildevents.gilcommunity.com/discussion/what-are-you-doing-manufacturing-day-october-2/

In Northwest Ohio, a Mixed Picture on Jobs

William J. Bernard, Jr., president and chief executive of Surface Combustion, Inc., a 111-employee manufacturer of thermal processing equipment in Maumee, in northwest Ohio, is proud to be in manufacturing and is optimistic about the future of the industr…
William J. Bernard, Jr., president and chief executive of Surface Combustion, Inc., a 111-employee manufacturer of thermal processing equipment in Maumee, in northwest Ohio, is pr… http://www.gildevents.gilcommunity.com/blog/northwest-ohio-mixed-picture-jobs/

Manufacturing and Millennials: Why Closing The Generation Gap Is Critical

You must have been asleep if you haven’t noticed the global indicators over the last few months showing the U.S. manufacturing sector enjoying a much-welcomed period of sustained growth. But continued expansion for U.S. companies in the longer term will d…
You must have been asleep if you haven’t noticed the global indicators over the last few months showing the U.S. manufacturing sector enjoying a much-welcomed period of sustained … http://www.gildevents.gilcommunity.com/blog/manufacturing-and-millennials-why-closing-generation-gap-critical/

Are You Ready For Manufacturing Day: Oct 3?

On October 3rd, the U.S. manufacturing industry will have another chance to showcase its achievements and prowess during this year’s Manufacturing Day.
Popular Discussions Attracting the next generation of workers into the manufacturing industry has been a long-time challenge for both government agencies and manufacturing compa… http://www.gildevents.gilcommunity.com/discussion/are-you-ready-manufacturing-day-oct-3/

Tomorrow’s Leaders: Why Global Skills Are Essential

When the U.K.’s Manufacturing Technology Center announced its new $58 million (£36 million) elite training facility for top-level manufacturing apprenticeships earlier this month, there was welcome recognition that the next wave of ambitious manufacturing…
When the U.K.’s Manufacturing Technology Center announced its new $58 million (£36 million) elite training facility for top-level manufacturing apprenticeships earlier… http://www.gildevents.gilcommunity.com/blog/tomorrows-leaders-why-global-skills-are-essential/

Can State Governors Help Fix the Workforce Issue?

Manufacturing workforce issues such as the skills gap and the shortage of qualified workers have been well-known and much-discussed subjects at the national level for some time. The Obama Administration, the National Association of Manufacturers, the Manu…
Popular Discussions Manufacturing workforce issues such as the skills gap and the shortage of qualified workers have been well-known and much-discussed subjects at the national … http://www.gildevents.gilcommunity.com/discussion/can-state-governors-help-fix-workforce-issue/

What Skills Gap? Are U.S. Manufacturing’s Fears Overblown?

Remember the days when the U.S. manufacturing industry was awash with claims that a massive skills gap was causing 600,000 manufacturing jobs to go unfilled, undermining industrial growth and global competitiveness? Well it just isn’t so, claims a new rep…
Popular Discussions Remember the days when the U.S. manufacturing industry was awash with claims that a massive skills gap was causing 600,000 manufacturing jobs to go unfilled,… http://www.gildevents.gilcommunity.com/discussion/what-skills-gap-are-us-manufacturings-fears-overblown/

Manufacturing Skills Development: What Responsibility Does Apple Have?

Last week, while announcing his company's plans for limited iMac production in the U.S. next year, Apple CEO Tim Cook said the lack of manufacturing skills--not cost--is what has kept Apple from reshoring more manufacturing.
Last week, while announcing his company's plans for limited iMac production in the U.S. next year, Apple CEO Tim Cook said the lack of manufacturing skills--not cost--is what has … http://www.gildevents.gilcommunity.com/discussion/manufacturing-skills-development-what-responsibility-does-ap/

Skills Shortage Called an Illusion

There's a great discussion already under way on Manufacturing Executive about the role of apprenticeship and training programs in the talent shortage.
There's a great discussion already under way on Manufacturing Executive about the role of apprenticeship and training programs in the talent shortage. After reading an articl… http://www.gildevents.gilcommunity.com/discussion/skills-shortage-called-illusion/

Will Inshoring Create More Manufacturing Jobs in 2012?

“Asia has stolen our manufacturing jobs!” Sound familiar? It’s the kind of lingering lament you still hear at some Western manufacturing events - from Milan to Michigan, from Maine to Manchester.
“Asia has stolen our manufacturing jobs!” Sound familiar? It’s the kind of lingering lament you still hear at some Western manufacturing events - from Milan to M… http://www.gildevents.gilcommunity.com/discussion/will-inshoring-create-more-manufacturing-jobs-2012/

US Manufacturing Skills Shortage At Boiling Point?

A revealing new report on the growing skills gap in US manufacturing has discovered that American companies cannot fill an estimated 600,000 skilled positions across the nation right now.
Related Articles Article 1 Article 2 Article 3 Stay in Touch               Not a Council Member? Click HERE to find out more about the Manufacturing Leadership … http://www.gildevents.gilcommunity.com/discussion/us-manufacturing-skills-shortage-boiling-point/

40% More Manufacturing Jobs, But Skills Shortage Getting Worse

Recent reports from Reuters note that there are hundreds of thousands of jobs out there in the US, but companies can’t find the right skilled workers to fill them – and the situation looks to be getting worse.
Related Articles Article 1 Article 2 Article 3 Stay in Touch               Not a Council Member? Click HERE to find out more about the Manufacturing Leadership … http://www.gildevents.gilcommunity.com/discussion/40-more-manufacturing-jobs-skills-shortage-getting-worse/

How Do You Develop Future Manufacturing Talent? The BMW Approach

Encouraging and developing new talent is a vital issue for manufacturing companies around the world.
Related Articles Article 1 Article 2 Article 3 Stay in Touch               Not a Council Member? Click HERE to find out more about the Manufacturing Leadership … http://www.gildevents.gilcommunity.com/discussion/how-do-you-develop-future-manufacturing-talent-bmw-approach/

Wanted: Two Million Manufacturing Workers by 2018

No doubt about it. Manufacturing employment has been hit hard the past few years, undermined by factors such as outsourcing and the recession.
Related Articles Article 1 Article 2 Article 3 Stay in Touch               Not a Council Member? Click HERE to find out more about the Manufacturing Leadership … http://www.gildevents.gilcommunity.com/discussion/wanted-two-million-manufacturing-workers-2018/

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