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Report: Digitization Means Workforce Disruption, But Jobs Will Be There for Those Who Want Them

Manufacturing’s adoption of ever-greater levels of automation and disruptive new technologies such as advanced robotics and 3D printing doesn’t necessarily mean ongoing job losses, but it will mean a great deal of disruption, as displaced workers strive t…
Manufacturing’s adoption of ever-greater levels of automation and disruptive new technologies such as advanced robotics and 3D printing doesn’t necessarily mean ongoing job losses… http://www.gilcommunity.com/blog/report-digitization-means-workforce-disruption-jobs-will-be-there-those-who-want-them/

Study: Skills Gap Will Mean 2 Million Unfilled Manufacturing Jobs by 2025

If current trends continue, U.S. manufacturers will be unable to fill 2 million manufacturing jobs by 2025 due to a worsening shortage of required skills, according to a report issued this week by the Manufacturing Institute and Deloitte.
If current trends continue, U.S. manufacturers will be unable to fill 2 million manufacturing jobs by 2025 due to a worsening shortage of required skills, according to a report is… http://www.gilcommunity.com/blog/study-skills-gap-will-mean-2-million-unfilled-manufacturing-jobs-2025/

From STEM to STEAM: Preparing Tomorrow’s Manufacturing Workforce

“The industrial revolution of 2030 will have creativity at its soul’, believes Larry Thompson, President of Ringling College of Art and Design in Sarasota, speaking today at the 10th Manufacturing Leadership Summit in Palm Beach, Fl.
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Manufacturers: Graduates Aren’t Workforce-Ready

For millions of college and high school students who graduated in the past few weeks, the thrill of receiving diplomas along with tearful congratulations has, no doubt, begun to fade, replaced by worries about finding gainful and rewarding employment. On…
For millions of college and high school students who graduated in the past few weeks, the thrill of receiving diplomas along with tearful congratulations has, no doubt, begun to f… http://www.gilcommunity.com/blog/manufacturers-graduates-arent-workforce-ready/

Manufacturing Leaders Should Get Behind the IB High School Diploma

There is a growing and welcome trend among US high schools to adopt the standards of the International Baccalaureate (IB) program by offering an IB High School Diploma in addition to standard diplomas. Our local high school, for example, has recently add…
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Predictive Analytics for Talent Management?

The talent management game has changed, particularly for manufacturers in industries such as aerospace and defense who are facing a wave of retirements among current technical employees and a shortage of qualified new engineering talent.
The talent management game has changed, particularly for manufacturers in industries such as aerospace and defense who are facing a wave of retirements among current technical emp… http://www.gilcommunity.com/discussion/predictive-analytics-talent-management/

What's So Great About STEM if a Kid Can't Write?

I recently read an alarming article in The Atlantic. Titled, "The Writing Revolution," it detailed a surprising trend among some young American students: They barely know how to write.
I recently read an alarming article in The Atlantic. Titled, "The Writing Revolution," it detailed a surprising trend among some young American students: They barely know how to w… http://www.gilcommunity.com/discussion/whats-so-great-about-stem-if-kid-cant-write/

The Global View: A Factory Tour Is Not Enough to Get Students Excited About Manufacturing

When I speak with manufacturing leaders, I sometimes ask them whether they want their own children to pursue a manufacturing career. This often leads to a discussion of how to help students become interested in a career related to manufacturing. The concl…
When I speak with manufacturing leaders, I sometimes ask them whether they want their own children to pursue a manufacturing career. This often leads to a discussion of how to hel… http://www.gilcommunity.com/blog/global-view-factory-tour-not-enough-get-students-excited-abo/

The Presidential Debate: Will Manufacturing Be Front and Center?

This Wednesday evening, the first of three presidential debates will take place. When the two candidates, Democrat Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney, face each other in Denver, expectations will be high. Spectators will be watching to see how the tw…
This Wednesday evening, the first of three presidential debates will take place. When the two candidates, Democrat Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney, face each other in Denv… http://www.gilcommunity.com/blog/presidential-debate-will-manufacturing-be-front-and-center/

Factoring Teachers Into the STEM Equation

I often hear people use the word “entitled” when describing the twentysomething Generation Y group now entering the workforce. I’ve used the word myself when referring to my 18-year-old son, who thinks tanning at the beach is a full-time summer job. But t…
I often hear people use the word “entitled” when describing the twentysomething Generation Y group now entering the workforce. I’ve used the word myself when ref… http://www.gilcommunity.com/blog/factoring-teachers-stem-equation/

Targeting Tomorrow's Engineers: How Low Should You Go?

On today's Manufacturing Leadership Coucil monthly TeleConnect call, participants agreed that attracting the best and the brightest to careers in engineering and manufacturing will continue to present a huge challenge in 2012 and beyond. .
On today's Manufacturing Leadership Coucil monthly TeleConnect call, participants agreed that attracting the best and the brightest to careers in engineering and manufacturing wil… http://www.gilcommunity.com/discussion/targeting-tomorrows-engineers-how-low-should-you-go/

Manufacturing Competitiveness: A Road Map for Strengthening U.S. Industry

If politicians and policy-makers really want to know what they can do to support the revival of U.S. manufacturing and put their constituents back to work, they should start by reading “Make: An American Manufacturing Movement."
If politicians and policy-makers really want to know what they can do to support the revival of U.S. manufacturing and put their constituents back to work, they should start by re… http://www.gilcommunity.com/blog/manufacturing-competitiveness-road-map-strengthening-us-indu/

Why Do Women Continue to Shun STEM Careers?

Although women workers in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields face a smaller wage gap than women in other fields, the percentage of women in these fields isn't rising, and those who do receive STEM degrees are less likely than their m…
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