Managing the Talent Pipeline: A New Approach to Closing the Skills Gap

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America’s education and workforce systems are failing to keep pace with the economy and the new skill sets it requires. The ‘skills gap’ is the disconnect between what skills employers need and what prospective employees are prepared to do. We have people without jobs and jobs that can’t find the right people U.S. employers are increasingly reporting problems finding qualified workers. A poll of 500 American executives by staffing solutions company Adecco found that 92 percent of executives believe there is a serious gap in workforce skills, and nearly 50 percent are struggling to fill jobs. In manufacturing alone, more than 75 percent of manufacturers report a moderate-to-severe shortage of skilled workers, according to a recent study by Accenture and the Manufacturing Institute.

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eBook: Leading A Multigenerational Workforce

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Manufacturers are facing unique labor challenges as baby boomers begin to age out of the workforce.  To help us understand the impact of this new workforce dynamic we sat down with Kim Huggins, Partner at CLG to gather her insights on the challenges of leading a multigenerational workforce. For more than 20 years, CLG has helped organizations change by developing leadership capacity and driving performance. CLG works with companies to prepare leaders in how to select key behaviors that are linked directly to business results and then helps leaders develop and deploy change plans that use behavioral data to drive performance and measure progress.  If your goals include– managing costs; increasing productivity and efficiency; improving reliability & maintenance; ensuring safety, health & environmental compliance; encouraging product or process innovation; CLG delivers a measurable solution with speed, flexibility, and control to help companies achieve lasting results. eBook Leading A Multigenerational Workforce Join CLG at the American Manufacturing Summit 2016 taking place next week in Chicago! Don’t forget to stop by Booth #7

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