Based on what we’ve been hearing from our clients who own manufacturing companies, their biggest concern of late is not bringing in new business, rather it’s having enough staff on hand to get the product out the door. With the unemployment rate just over 4% (or thereabouts) in CT according to the CT Department of […]
The publisher of the Hartford Business Journal has created a solution to the workforce challenge manufacturers face due to bad PR about their industries. Their publication called A Guide to Stuff Made in Connecticut will highlight manufacturers throughout the state. It’s a publication that is changing the image of manufacturing in Connnecticut for tomorrow’s workforce … […]
The American Job Center (formerly CT Works) was created to help employers find people and to get people employed. It offers many programs to local companies with a need to expand their workforce. Realizing that manufacturing is a growth sector, they have created several programs that might be of interest to you. To simplify it […]
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.