Two frequent challenges I hear about from manufacturers is the skills gap and the need to become more agile in an increasingly demand driven world. These challenges are often approached as separate problems within a company. HR is working on improving the company’s recruiting and retention efforts. Operations is focused on process changes such as … Continue reading There’s no skill shortage at these companies and the temps are happy too.
While it may seem that the headlines are mainly driven by U.S. based companies, the skilled employee shortage is worldwide. This was confirmed in a global benchmark study completed by IDC this April. Companies in countries around the world are facing a skills shortage. To help understand the relative size of the issue between countries, … Continue reading Building competitive advantage through your local community college