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The Manufacturing Institute: 82% of Manufacturers Report “Moderate or Serious” Skills Gap

According to a report released by the Manufacturing Institute this week, the future of the manufacturing industry is in dire straights. Most manufacturing companies – 82% and 74% respectively – declared that they are facing a “moderate or severe skills gap” and that the skills gap has hurt their ability to hire employees and expand […]

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Skills Gap Leaves United States Manufacturing Industry With 600,000+ Vacancies

One of the biggest hurdles that the United States manufacturing industry is facing is that there’s a huge shortage of skilled workers to fill vacancies across various verticals. In fact, according to the Manufacturing Institute’s 2011 year-end Skills Gap report, there were 600,000 vacant manufacturing jobs in the United States. One of the biggest causes of […]

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