Navigating Hiring Amid a Changing Workforce

Original air date August 3, 2022
We see “Help Wanted” signs in nearly every industrial park in the country. This should be no surprise, as we have been charting the aging workforce for nearly a decade as we watch the baby-boomers all hitting retirement age. Additionally, the COVID-19 pandemic has thrown “gas on the fire” as it forced many veteran maintenance technicians on the sidelines. With all the unemployment in retail, hospitality and other pandemic-hurt industries, why do manufacturers have such a hard time finding qualified operations teammates?