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Tooling U-SME Introduces an Accelerated Approach to Apprenticeship

Tooling U-SME, a leading provider of manufacturing training solutions, has established a work-based learning model to help more manufacturers and educators build successful apprenticeship programs tailored to meet specific job needs at their companies. The Apprenticeship Acceleration Framework defines specific knowledge and skill requirements that align with common apprenticeship job functions. This level of detail allows apprentices to show competence in these roles through a more accelerated process. By using this model apprentices will not only complete educational hours, but they will also demonstrate specific skills to complete on-the-job requirements, which is in contrast to just counting the training...

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Social Media Training

  New to social media? Fastener News Desk provides detailed instructions on creating social media profiles for you or your business. Follow the links below for step by step directions. Create and Customize a YouTube Brand Channel Set Up and Maximize a Facebook Page Open and Optimize a Twitter Account Join and Manage Your Business Identity on LinkedIn...

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Hot Topics for 2015 | The Skills Gap

  Manufacturing has long been a powerhouse for the U.S. Economy, providing jobs, increasing international relations and improving the overall standard of living.  For every dollar that is put towards manufacturing, the U.S. economy receives a return of $1.37 and for every 100 jobs in manufacturing, 250 positions are created elsewhere. In a nutshell, manufacturing does matter. However, over the past 10 years some of the most difficult jobs to fill have included skilled trade workers, technicians, engineers, machinist, mechanics and more. Employers see their inability to fill positions based on a lack of applicants and lack of experience, among many other...

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Fastener Training

Training and education play a key role in the success of an industry and the individuals working in it. According to research by SME (@SME_MFG), more than half of manufacturers say the skills gap has prevented their company from growing. A well trained and knowledgeable work force is the best way to address this issue. The fastener industry offers a wide range of  fastener training tools and classes  from a variety of organizations. Fastener News Desk has outlined many of those options below, and we were lucky enough to speak to some experts who gave us their opinions on fastener training.   Fastener Training...

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