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...

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...

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...

Real Technical Education Made Easier with Real Machines

Hands-on learning is quickly becoming the best-known way for students to fully grasp concepts and curriculum, especially in the world of technical education. 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...

Partnering to Impact The Future

The Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) and Conexus Indiana recently completed an intensive training program for 85 Indiana teachers to deliver the first-ever national...

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...

The Outdated Mindset Keeping Women from STEM

It has been a recurring topic why women are not as involved in STEM (abbreviation for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) as men. Although...

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