Good morning, Bloggers!
I found this to be a wonderful read this morning! It’s definitely something to think about since as a nation we are struggling to bring our economic status back on track. I would really like to hear your opinion on this post!
Unemployment is the most pressing problem facing our nation.
So I was shocked to learn that manufacturers in Indiana, in New York, in California and in many other states can’t find the people they need to hire to ramp up production of their goods. While we have added nearly 500,000 manufacturing jobs over the last two years, a study published last year by Deloitte estimated that approximately 600,000 well-paying manufacturing jobs are going wanting in our country simply because of a lack of workers with the requisite skills to fill the positions. But I am happy to report, help is on the way.
Given the high average wages of jobs in the manufacturing sector ($29.75 an hour in 2010), lots of Americans are getting the training necessary to fill the 600,000 manufacturing openings in…
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