Workforce Development

Courtesy: University of Missouri
Workforce Development May 22, 2022

Engineering camp created for high school students

University of Missouri's inaugural Fluid Dynamics Learning Opportunities Camp included tours of state-of-the-art heat transfer and fluid mechanics labs, presentations and introductions to student organizations.

By University of Missouri
Courtesy: Control Engineering Career and Salary Survey, 2022
Workforce Development May 19, 2022

Fill the skills gap: Automation, training, retention

Think Again: Fill the growing manufacturing skills gap with more automation, training, retention, benefits and amenities, according to the Control Engineering Career and Salary Survey, 2022, other research, related articles and a May 25 webcast, “Automation experts wanted: Hire, retain the best.”

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

Career, salary survey 2022: Engineering advice

Education and attitude were leading advice categories from respondents to the 2022 Control Engineering Career and Salary Survey research.

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