Episode 91: Hands On! A Solutions to the Skills Gap
The 4th industrial revolution is transforming the world of manufacturing and the job skills required. With the rapid pace of change it is hard to know what skills will be necessary in 10 years or even in 2 years. According to a 2018 skills gap study from Deloitte and The Manufacturing Institute it isn’t a lack of jobs that manufacturing is facing, it’s a lack of skilled workers to take on new and previously unknown roles. This week on Make It Right Janet Eastman talks with 30 year manufacturing veteran Gene Sherman who launched a California training centre in 2012 to offer hands training in a collaborative environment to give people the necessary skills to engage in this rapidly changing manufacturing world.