Workforce Development

Workforce Development May 17, 2022

Control Engineering Career and Salary Survey, 2022

Solve the workforce challenge: Automate, innovate, hire and retain great workers. Lack of skilled workers, materials and the economy are biggest threats to manufacturing. Lack of available skilled workers jumped from 37% in 2021 to 57% in 2022.

By Mark T. Hoske and Amanda Pelliccione
Courtesy: Control Engineering Career and Salary Survey, 2022
Workforce Development May 17, 2022

Career, salary survey 2022: Engineering advice, concerns

Education and attitude were leading advice categories from respondents to the 2022 Control Engineering Career and Salary Survey research. Leading concerns were workforce and supply chain shortages.

By Mark T. Hoske and Amanda Pelliccione
Courtesy: Inductive Automation
Workforce Development May 16, 2022

Top 5 Control Engineering content: May 9-15, 2022

The most-viewed content from the past week covered hiring engineers, TSN, IIoT implementation, autonomous computer vision and future-proofing manufacturing. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra
Courtesy: Landing AI, Association for Advancing Automation (A3)
Workforce Development May 12, 2022

What’s needed to get started for an automation career

Before getting started on a career in automation, it’s important to assess your goals as well as your interests, background, talents and more.

By John Lewis
Workforce Development May 10, 2022

How to hire engineers other companies don’t know about

Finding the right engineers for a company starts with a focus on leadership, training and a focus on the future. Learn about automated training. See six tips for effective mentorship.

By Jon Breen
Courtesy: JARC
Workforce Development May 9, 2022

Workforce development offers opportunities for workers, companies

Jane Addams Resource Corp. (JARC) specializes in workforce development and supports healthy communities and economies by teaching low-income adults and workers the skills they need to earn a living wage.

By Danielle Hoske
Sam Russem is senior director of smart manufacturing solutions at Grantek Systems Integration. Courtesy: Grantek
Workforce Development May 7, 2022

Preparing for career changes as an engineer

Manufacturing operations are constantly changing, and engineers can stay ahead of the curve by volunteering and learning as much as possible.

By Sam Russem
Courtesy: Applied Manufacturing Technologies
Workforce Development May 6, 2022

Three career tips for engineers

Engineering Leaders Under 40 winner Michael Horth offers advice for young engineers on how to succeed and thrive in the workforce.

By Michael Horth
Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
Workforce Development May 2, 2022

Manufacturers remain confident despite challenges

A survey by Sikich finds more than two-thirds of manufacturers remain optimistic about their business prospects despite supply chain and talent challenges.

By Sikich LLP
Courtesy: Siemens
Workforce Development April 28, 2022

Hands-on, online learning bring growth opportunities for engineers

Programmers, operators and maintenance professionals can maximize results with a computer numerical control (CNC) to become indispensable on the shopfloor and maximize their return on investment (ROI).

By Siemens Industry, Inc.