05 Jan '15, 1pm

Manufacturers Use Ingenuity to Overcome Dearth of Qualified Workers

Manufacturers Use Ingenuity to Overcome Dearth of Qualified Workers

All companies struggle to attract and retain top talent. But in recent years, as manufacturing has heated up , this problem threatens to slow down growth in that segment in particular. At Prime Advantage, which is a buying group for manufacturing firms, we have monitored this issue for small and midsized industrial manufacturers over the past seven years through a regular survey of our 750-plus members. The survey, known as the Prime Advantage Purchasing and Manufacturing (PM) Survey , showed that while companies are growing and looking to hire, finding qualified workers is becoming harder. The latest Purchasing and Manufacturing Survey from Prime Advantage, conducted in August 2014, showed that 50% of manufacturing company members expected to make new hires in the last half of the year (see chart). This hiring trend has steadily improved over the past five years. Small an...

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