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Some ways you can manage the talent shortage

Business Leadership  

There is a current shortage in manufacturing labor, so businesses are getting creative!

One way you can retain talent is by convincing retirement-aged workers to stay with incentives. You could also increase talent by partnering with a school to create a funnel. IndustryWeek said, “Manufacturers will continue to invest more in partnering with vocational training programs and high schools, offering more internship and apprentice opportunities.”

Finally, manufacturing as a whole needs to rebrand. It deserves to be seen as a promising, growing field again!

 

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