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Workforce Development: Real Projects, Real Customers

Workforce Development: Real Projects, Real Customers

March 12, 2018 No Comments

Students Run Saints Manufacturing by Melissa DeBilzan Shortly after the class bell rings, 17-year-old Steven Vanheel grabs his welding helmet and gloves and places a large metal pyramid on an empty workbench. A senior at St. Francis High School, he’s eager to gain as much experience as possible before graduating. Gripping the TIG torch, he […]

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Legal: Workplace Harassment

Legal: Workplace Harassment

March 12, 2018 No Comments

Navigating A Brave New World by Anne M. Radolinski The year 2017 brought any number of significant events on both a national and international level that seemed to touch virtually every aspect of business, trade, government, labor, education, and immigration policy, as well as public and private life. One of the most startling developments in […]

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Industry Profile: Workforce Shortage?

Industry Profile: Workforce Shortage?

March 12, 2018 No Comments

Consider Manufacturing Apprenticeships Employers, ask yourself: Do you have a small, medium, or large manufacturing company in Minnesota? Do you offer training to your employees? Do you provide wage increases based on employee productivity or enhanced skill development? Do you struggle to attract and retain top talent and are looking for successful workforce strategies?   […]

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Cover Story: Moving Forward

Cover Story: Moving Forward

March 12, 2018 No Comments

Transforming Workforce Development by Katherine Kersten Minnesota’s looming workforce development gap presents an urgent challenge for manufacturers. By the end of 2022 – five years from now – Minnesota’s worker shortage is estimated to explode from about 60,000 to 278,000, according to Scott Peterson, Board Chair of RealTime Talent, a business led cross-sector collaborative that […]

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E-clusive: Enhancing the Image of Manufacturing

By Nancy Huddleston Let’s face it – we’re humans and it’s in our nature to care about our looks...

E-clusive: It’s Time to Evangelize Manufacturing

By Nancy Huddleston It’s not every day that you hear someone say, “we need to evangelize manufacturing as a...