Podcast: What Are You Doing to Get Trained Workers?

by | May 22, 2013

What are you doing for fast track training for tradesmen?

When talking with manufacturers or contractors, a common complaint is not that they don’t have enough work, but they can’t find qualified people to fill the jobs.

According to a Skills Gap study by the Manufacturing Institute, more than 80% of U.S. manufacturers can’t find qualified people for nearly 600,000 skilled production jobs that are currently unfilled.


Today we’ll be talking with Darlene Miller about an issue that is near and dear to all manufacturers – hiring a skilled workforce. Darlene has first-hand experience and has helped initiate some solutions by helping to found Right Skills Now. Darlene Miller is the owner and CEO of Permac Industries, Inc., a global leader in the precision machining industry.

She shares her insights and she’s been a part of developing programs to help fast track training for skilled workers.


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