Attracting Top Talent for Manufacturing's Digital Evolution
May 21, 2017 | WilsonHCG
The manufacturing industry is home to some of the most dynamic and rewarding jobs for skilled and ambitious professionals, yet in 2016 the number of open positions in the manufacturing industry reached a 15-year high, according to U.S. Department of Labor. Due to misperceptions among millennials manufacturing’s workforce continues to fall short in terms of numbers and talent. Understanding how to attract and retain quality talent within this evolving industry sector requires a pro-active talent strategy incorporating elements such as a strong employment brand, positive employee engagement, and strategic workforce planning to overcome these challenges.
Employees are the heart of any organization. And engaged employees are not only happier employees; the results consistently show higher productivity and better performance. When we think "what is employee engagement?" it ...