Workforce Development

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Workforce Development May 12, 2022

What’s needed to get started for an automation career

Before getting started on a career in automation, it’s important to assess your goals as well as your interests, background, talents and more.

By John Lewis
Sam Russem is senior director of smart manufacturing solutions at Grantek Systems Integration. Courtesy: Grantek
Workforce Development May 7, 2022

Preparing for career changes as an engineer

Manufacturing operations are constantly changing, and engineers can stay ahead of the curve by volunteering and learning as much as possible.

By Sam Russem
Courtesy: Applied Manufacturing Technologies
Workforce Development May 6, 2022

Three career tips for engineers

Engineering Leaders Under 40 winner Michael Horth offers advice for young engineers on how to succeed and thrive in the workforce.

By Michael Horth
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Workforce Development May 2, 2022

Manufacturers remain confident despite challenges

A survey by Sikich finds more than two-thirds of manufacturers remain optimistic about their business prospects despite supply chain and talent challenges.

By Sikich LLP
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Workforce Development April 11, 2022

Remote condition monitoring can alleviate worker shortages

Core maintenance KPIs are tied to increased work completion, reduced backlogs and improved mean-time-to-repair.

By John Bernet
Courtesy: Cincinnati Incorporated
Workforce Development March 24, 2022

Inclusivity is key to promoting STEM education

A North Carolina State University study finds that one key to promoting STEM education is making classrooms feel more inclusive.

By Matt Shipman
EIT Engineer Stefan Gosey on site using a caliper to measure the thickness of a guy wire anchor plate supporting a tension fabric structure in North Carolina.
Workforce Development March 8, 2022

Hiring for skills becoming popular trend

Focusing on people’s combined skills allows an employee to hire the right person for the job who can start immediately and be effective.

By Zane Pucylowski
Courtesy: Cincinnati Incorporated
Workforce Development February 18, 2022

Three ways to engage your workforce in 2022

Expectations for the workforce are constantly changing and it can be challenging to keep them engaged. Three tips on engaging, training and securing a more remote workforce are highlighted.

By Lance Spitzner
Workforce Development February 14, 2022

A profile in perseverance

Plant engineers put themselves on the front line on a daily basis. Learn more about the results from the 2021 Plant Engineering salary survey.

By CFE Media
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Workforce Development January 24, 2022

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles Jan. 17-23, 2022

Articles about the benefits behind cycle-based PM, PSM compliance training according to OSHA, worker safety in semiconductor fabs, and more were Plant Engineering’s five most clicked articles from Jan. 17-23, 2022. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Keagan Gay