Original air date July 7, 2021

Navigating Hiring Amid a Changing Workforce

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We see “Help Wanted” signs in nearly every industrial park in the country. This should be no surprise, as we have been charting the aging workforce for nearly a decade as we watch the babyboomers all hitting retirement age. Additionally, the COVID-19 pandemic has thrown “gas on the fire” as it forced many veteran maintenance technicians on the sidelines.

With all the unemployment in retail, hospitality and other pandemic-hurt industries, why do manufacturers have such a hard time finding qualified operations teammates?


Learning objectives:

  • Why are there so many “Help Wanted” signs with manufacturers
  • How did we get here and how has the pandemic exasperated where we are
  • What are some methodologies and best practices that can help
  • How can technology ensure we stay competitive to retain and attract team talent

Presented By:
Paul Lachance, Senior Manufacturing Advisor, Dude Solutions

Moderated By:
Kevin Parker, Content Manager, CFE Media and Technology

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