DataPoints: How manufacturers are addressing the skills shortage

From American Association of Community Colleges: “According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, manufacturers had more than 1 million open jobs in October 2021. … Without enough workers, nearly 45% of respondents were unable to take on new business and had lost revenue opportunities, says the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM). … Companies are trying to address the skills shortage by creating or expanding internal training programs, using temporary staffing services, collaborating with educational institutions on skills certification programs and encouraging possible retirees to stay on longer.”

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