The Manufacturing Executive: Episode 60
You’ve probably heard about the infamous skills gap in manufacturing — a problem only made worse by the pandemic.
It has the potential to affect our lives in profound ways; even our national security is at stake.
And if we expect to solve it, we need to get creative — like, say, starting a nationally-televised Skills Draft?
In this episode, we discuss:
- Why COVID widened the skills gap
- What a Skills Draft is and why it could change the national culture around high-skilled employment
- What manufacturers should be doing to help today’s youth get excited for — and see a viable future in — the industry