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Filling the Engineering Gap

on August 24, 2017 | posted by

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Filling the Engineering Gap

Local Engineers and Manufacturing Companies Surveyed

Early this year FASTLANE partnered with Champaign Economic Partnership (CEP) in Champaign County, Ohio to help manufacturers throughout the county to recruit and retain engineers.

In April, the partnership launched two surveys.  One was […]

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Manufacturing Industry Perception

on July 27, 2017 | posted by

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Is the Manufacturing Industry Unstable?

 

In December 2016, Deloitte and The Manufacturing Institute conducted a study on the Public Perception of the Manufacturing Industry.  In this study, one-third of Americans stated that they would not encourage their children to pursue a […]

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How to Fill Your Skill Gaps Now

on October 28, 2016 | posted by

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Fill Your Company Skill Gaps

Are you struggling to fill open positions in your company?  According to data from the 2014 U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, women make up about 47 percent of the total labor force, but only 27 percent […]

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Buy Local

on June 29, 2016 | posted by

within Supply Chain Development, Workforce Development

Buy Local
Working together to support local manufacturing

Imagine a community where manufacturers could help educators to understand what is needed in the workforce and the schools worked to align their curriculum to meet the needs of the local companies.

Imagine a community […]

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Graduates Bring New Workforce Opportunities

on May 24, 2016 | posted by

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Graduates Join Workforce

As the 2015 – 2016 school year comes to a close, a new class of graduates are in the midst of finalizing one of life’s most pivotal decisions…what’s next?

For employers, this time of year provides an opportunity to […]

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