A Look Ahead: Technology Accelerates Manufacturing Process and Learning Process

  • Date: January 26, 2021
  • Posted by:Jeannine Kunz, Chief Workforce Development Officer, SME

It’s been just about a year since COVID-19 arrived, disrupting the world as we knew it. The manufacturing industry, along with all others, scrambled to adapt and persevere.
While the challenges are not over, I deeply admire the fortitude and creativity of the industry.  At the same time, I’m not surprised; an adaptable, innovative spirit has been the hallmark of manufacturing from the beginning. Read More.

Solving the Manufacturing Talent Challenge with Millennials and Gen Z

  • Date: January 21, 2021
  • Posted by:John Hindman, Director of Learning Services, Tooling U-SME

The bad news is the manufacturing skills gap is looming, threatening manufacturing’s future. The good news is we have the potential human resources — millennials and Gen Z — to solve it. But in order to attract these younger generations to manufacturing careers — and to train and retain them — we first need to understand them. Read More.

The Best of SMX: Accelerating Workforce Performance

  • Date: January 06, 2021
  • Posted by:Denise Ball, Regional Client Executive and Workforce Development Specialist, Tooling U-SME

I recently had the privilege of presenting at The Best of SMX on the topic of “Accelerating Workforce Performance Through Learning and Development Best Practices.” It was exciting to be part of a virtual event where industry thought leaders shared insights into the opportunities and challenges manufacturers face as they transform their operations with advanced digital technologies. Read More.