American Factories Can’t Find Workers

13/05/2021

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American Factories Can’t Find Workers

There’s a hiring crisis in the U.S. manufacturing sector right now, and it may result in a $1 Trillion hit to America’s economy. It not just the skilled jobs, (like welding or machining) that are going begging. Even entry-level jobs are getting harder and harder to fill. Part of the reason is fear of robots taking over, or being transferred overseas. There’s also a perception that factory jobs are “dead-end jobs”, but that is increasingly not the case in modern factories, where A.I. - driven automation still demands input from personnel skilled in troubleshooting and implementation.  This is not your father’s factory!

Read More:

https://www.cnn.com/2021/05/04/economy/manufacturing-jobs-economy/index.html

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-agco-supplychain-idUSKBN2C6170

https://fortune.com/2021/04/23/covid-global-supply-chain-biden-manufacturing-us-reshoring-jobs/

https://www.weareiowa.com/article/money/skilled-trade-workers-in-need-iowa-workforce-job-training-pella-corporation/524-c5983b41-abbb-4c8d-b008-29ed09217161



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