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Working to Close the Exposure Gap

The urgent need for workers in the manufacturing industry has been a regular topic of discussion among employers. The skills gap facing the industry...
Konecranes Recruiting

Konecranes is Hiring Skilled Overhead Crane Technicians

Konecranes is the largest manufacturer and service provider of overhead cranes and lifting equipment in the world. As a continuously growing organization, they are actively seeking to...

Bringing Jobs Back to Buffalo

Bringing jobs back to Western New York, specifically Buffalo, is a major priority for New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. He’s committed a billion dollars...

The Talent Threat

For manufacturers, securing talent is an increasing challenge. Many companies (over 80%) say there aren't enough trained, skilled workers to fill the current openings...

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

Manufacturers continue to talk about the topics of recruitment and retention. It comes up in almost every conversation, whether it be concerns about the...

Office Apprenticeships Will Save Mid-Market Manufacturing

We talk a lot about apprenticeships within manufacturing, and many skilled positions require an apprenticeship prior to full time employment. Yet with many mid-market...

Raising the Robot Literacy: UR Academy

Today’s manufacturers are faced with increasing cost pressures, growing product diversity, and fluctuating demands. Even where workers are affordable, this new generation of complex...
Bright Minds SME Southtec

Participate in the SME Bright Minds Program at Southtec!

Help prepare our Workforce of the Future become a “Student Friendly” exhibitor at SOUTHTEC today! “Student Friendly” means your organization agrees to host small student groups at your...

Credentials, Competencies, and Careers

Certificates, certifications, badges, and licenses, what are they worth to the workforce? The last decade has seen huge growth in the number and variety...

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...

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