When searching for employees, manufacturers should not discount hiring people with intellectual disabilities. They are an en excellent resource for jobs that require repetitive tasks. To Learn more, check out the article by Stephen E. Morris, executive director of Favarh – The Arc of the Farmington Valley, published in the Hartford Business Journal on Feb. […]
The Hartford Business Journal recently published information regarding a $6 million grant awarded to the state of Connecticut by the U.S. Department of Labor which is to be used to develop training programs for the manufacturing and aerospace industries. Read the full article.
There are an estimated 9,300 manufacturing job openings in Connecticut’s nearly 4,500 manufacturing firms (based on CBIA’s 2014 Survey of Connecticut Manufacturing Workforce Needs). This number will grow to more than 3 million openings over the next decade (according to Deloitte University’s data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics and Gallup survey). The number […]
Developing and training your workforce requires an investment in time and money. Without enough lead time and extra funds, how do you fill the skills gap and get your machine operator position filled – and filled quickly? On-the-job training is a cost-effective job placement strategy utilizing people inside the company with the right skill sets […]