The “Boomer Exodus” Means Lots of Open Jobs for Younger Generations

The worker shortage in manufacturing is nothing new–it’s been a part of the industry since at least 2005. But a coming wave of Baby Boomer retirements could make that shortage even worse. There already aren’t enough skilled workers to fill the many open jobs in manufacturing, and that’s expected to be exacerbated by a large […]

The Skills Gap: A Reason to Invest in the Future of Manufacturing

In our post titled “The Problem With Manufacturing,” we mentioned a pretty staggering statistic: the fact that there are over 600,000 manufacturing jobs currently open in the United States. There’s obviously no shortage of unemployed people in the U.S., so what’s the deal? Why are there so many open manufacturing jobs? The answer is┬áthe skills […]