Training Camp: Help Employees Develop Skills for the Factory Floor

Training Camp: Help Employees Develop Skills for the Factory Floor

Nearly a half million manufacturing jobs sit unfilled in the United States, partly the result of a robust economy and unemployment levels at or near record levels across the 50 states. The National Association of Manufacturers, a trade group based in Washington, D.C., projects 2.4 million manufacturing posts will go unfilled in the coming decade, […]

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 […]

Retail Sales Associates Getting Tempur-Pedic Training

Tempur-Pedic, part of Lexington, Kentucky-based Tempur Sealy International, has launched an aggressive training campaign for retail sales associates with a goal of reaching as many as 20,000 RSAs by the end of the first quarter of 2017. As part of the campaign, a video series shows how proprietary “Tempur material” works and how it is […]