Manufacturing is facing a skills gap. This is not new knowledge for those of us in the sector. We’ve all seen or heard about Deloitte’s report that predicts 4.6 million job openings will be available from 2018-2028, and only 2.2 million of those openings will be filled. At the same time, the skills gap continues to expand
Meaghan Ziemba speaks with Julia Boswell, Security and Compliance Lead at ProShop ERP during this episode of Mavens of Manufacturing. The conversation focuses on: • What CMMC is and why it is important for manufacturers to know about it. • Top challenges facing small- to medium- sized manufacturers in regards to the CMMC standard. •
In this episode, Meaghan Ziemba speaks with Marti Konstant, author and international keynote speaker on workforce and career agility. They discuss the importance of mentorships, specifically for recruiting the next generation of manufacturers and engineers. As a top career influencer, Marti researches, writes, and trains on the topics of workforce and career agility, providing speaking
Meaghan Ziemba sits down with QRT Consulting Group CEO, Heather Ferguson, and discusses some of the challenges manufacturers are facing when recruiting and retaining skilled talent. Heather offers some suggestions on where leadership is falling short and what they can do to change how they are recruiting younger generations to the sector.
In this episode of Mavens of Manufacturing, Meaghan Ziemba speaks with Dolly Marshall, and the original Rosie the Riveter. While she was in high school, Dolly worked as a plane spotter during World War II. She graduated in 1947 as the first girl to do tech– two years of community college in industrial design, then
Meaghan Ziemba sits down with Yvonne Fasold of the American Rosie the Riveter Association to discuss the importance of the organization and things that it does to promote manufacturing across the United States.
In this episode of Mavens of Manufacturing, Meaghan Ziemba sits down with Nancy O’Leary, Director at Custom Direct, about recruiting and retaining a skilled workforce in manufacturing. Nancy also discusses a TMA grant that supports women in manufacturing.
In this episode of Mavens of Manufacturing, Meaghan Ziemba speaks with Lisa Rizzo, director of product management at HZO, Inc. on the following: • What chemical vapor deposition is and how it fits within the future of electronics • Other emerging applications that require some of the nano coatings that HZO provides • Ideas or
Meaghan Ziemba speaks with Andrew Crowe, instructor of advanced manufacturing technology at Ranken Technical College, and one of his female students, Kayla Kruep. Mavens will be following Kayla’s progress in the course as she learns CNC machining and create some amazing products. Meaghan, Andrew, and Kayla will also be discussing the importance of diversity in
In this episode of Mavens of Manufacturing, Meaghan Ziemba speaks with sales and marketing specialist of Belco Industries, Lindsey Boyle. Lindsey started her career pathway as a teacher, but learning how to weld from her uncle created a passion for manufacturing. She decided to switch career pathways and enter the manufacturing sector.
In this episode of Mavens of Manufacturing, Meaghan Ziemba speaks with Stacey Schroeder, Founder of Evelop, about how companies can invest in their most important assets – their people.”