Nearly nine out of 10 (88%) manufacturers say they are having difficulty finding skilled workers. Changing technology and misperceptions about the manufacturing industry contribute to a shortage of skilled workers.The resolution lies within apprenticeships. Apprenticeship programs around industry-wide standards can boost a pipeline of skilled workers, retention, reduce recruiting costs, and improve productivity. Apprentices are a worthy investment with visible return on investment (ROI).
Explore the current collaborative approach to apprenticeships involving manufacturers, educators and others and understand that any company or school can successfully implement their own apprenticeship program.