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...

The Skills Gap Isn’t The Only Workforce Challenge

We talk extensively about the “skills gap” facing manufacturing. The problem is this only partially true. Yes, there's a deficit in our skilled trades...

To Train or Not To Train?

In the restaurant industry, training is a given. There's no question that a new hire won't get a minimum number of training hours, from...

Robots, Reshoring and Redeployment:

The economy is rapidly growing and prompting American companies to give a second look at the viable path to profitability robotic automation solutions can...

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

We all know about human biases. Many of us might know of certain biases we have, while others blindly ignore them. There's even courses...

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...

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