5 Benefits of Traveling Contractor Jobs in the Trades
Why would you, as a skilled craftsman for hire, want to move from where you are to take a job in another location? That’s the question we’re answering in this blog. Read on to learn five reasons why traveling contractor jobs offer unique advantages that you won't find anywhere else.
Myths About PLC Programming - with Jason Butts
The Advantages and Disadvantages of Automation in the Workforce
In today's modern manufacturing world, traditional skills that emphasize more analog controls and machinery are being outpaced as automation in the workforce rises. With this new shift – automation and artificial intelligence (AI) being at the forefront – the future workforce needs technological know-how to keep up with the evolution of work.
What Happened to All the Workers?
The population hasn't decreased, so what happened to all the workers? Let’s review some skilled labor shortage statistics to explain why there are so many unfilled jobs in the U.S.
The Value of Training In the Skilled Trades Space
5 Strategies for Finding Skilled Workers
After losing an estimated 1.4 million jobs at the beginning of the pandemic, the manufacturing industry is struggling to hire back entry-level and skilled workers alike. Additionally, almost 25% of the manufacturing workforce is 55 or older. As these Baby Boomers retire – taking their experience with them – there aren’t enough people entering the trades to fill their positions.
Why Is It So Hard to Find Good Employees?
According to a new survey from Protiviti and NC State University, one of the primary concerns identified by global business leaders is attracting and retaining the right talent in 2023. Three of the top four risks highlighted by survey respondents for 2023 are related to talent.
5 Company Culture Trends to Look Out for in 2023
Company culture has a profound impact on employee engagement, morale, productivity, and overall business success. Classic research by Kotter demonstrates that when cultures are more effective, organizations see payoffs in revenue growth, retention, and net income.