How to Build a Strong Talent Pipeline in Manufacturing

Jan 28, 2019

Labor shortages in the manufacturing industry make it hard enough for companies to find their next hire, let alone build up a pipeline of skilled candidates for the future. It’s important to look beyond your immediate staffing needs to thrive in the long term, but that’s easier said than done when you’re lacking skilled laborers to meet your business needs today.

Almost 75 percent of manufacturers say the skills gap has hindered their company’s ability to expand, and nearly 70 percent expect the shortage to worsen. Hiring managers are desperate to fill immediate open positions, but that doesn’t mean you can’t also focus on your company’s future. Here are a few ways your manufacturing company can start building a strong talent pipeline to ensure a robust workforce moving forward.

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