Bringing Millennials Into Manufacturing

Millennials might be the largest demographic group in the workforce right now, but that doesn’t mean they are well-represented in manufacturing. While research from Deloitte, the National Association of Manufacturers and the Manufacturing Institute found that the U.S. public ranks manufacturing No. 4 in importance to the economy, millennials chose manufacturing as their least preferred […]

How to Prepare for the Upcoming Manufacturing Renaissance

How to Prepare for the Upcoming Manufacturing Renaissance

Follow these tips to attract and retain your next-generation labor force BY BARBARA T. NELLES In these post-recessionary times, with many hoping to see a U.S. manufacturing rebirth, the moment is right to retool recruitment and retention practices for your factory floor. How do you attract mechanically inclined millennials to your machine maintenance crew? What is […]