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Workforce Development

5 Steps for a Successful Onboarding Program

Starting a new job has its own hurdles. New hires face multiple challenges, learning new processes, new systems, and even new faces. The importance...
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Shop Class Offers an Early Look into the Trades — And Possibly the Future

You can’t attend a trade show without hearing about trade skills, or, all too often, a lack of trade skills. Vocational training to develop...

Preparing Future Mechatronic Engineers

The Southern Polytechnic College of Engineering and Engineering Technology at Kennesaw State University (KSU) provides high-quality engineering degrees with education led by industry-expert faculty...

Building a Smart Manufacturing Workforce

Regardless of the state of the world and global markets, we are currently experiencing one of the most exciting, unpredictable and opportunity-rich times manufacturing...

Can Workforce Development Close the Skills Gap?

Manufacturing is experiencing a much-appreciated resurgence amid a growing economy, but this positive news only highlights a persistent and growing problem – we have...
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The Highly Skilled Future

For more than 50 years, SkillsUSA has served students who are training for careers in trade, technical and skilled service occupations including those entering...

Welding Education for all Phases of Your Career

Hobart Institute of Welding Technology (HIWT) is a nonprofit institution dedicated to welding training and education excellence. The Institute is located in Troy, OH...

How Speed Bias Impacts Innovation

How Speed Bias Impacts Innovation By: Andrea Olson, MSC and CEO of Prag’madik We all know about human biases. Many of us might know of certain...

Office Apprenticeships Will Save Mid-Market Manufacturing

Office Apprenticeships Will Save Mid-Market Manufacturing By Andrea Olson, MSC and CEO of Pragmadik We talk a lot about apprenticeships within manufacturing, and many skilled positions...

Recruit and Retain The Keys to Successful Recruitment and Retention in Manufacturing

Recruit and Retain The Keys to Successful Recruitment and Retention in Manufacturing By: Andrea Olson, MSC and CEO of Prag'madik Manufacturers continue to talk about the topics...

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