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Posts Tagged ‘Skills gap’

Solutions for Manufacturers With a Worker Shortage

Fewer people choose to go into manufacturing today, which has caused a worker shortage expect will get worse in the next few years. However, manufacturers can take steps to ensure full employment at their companies. Why a Worker Shortage Exists The worker shortage applies only to skilled laborers. In fact, by 2020, experts predict a surplus […]

Why Fair Pay Matters

Here’s the current state of things. There are nearly nine million people actively seeking employment, yet 5.4 million jobs are going unfilled. This is creating the widening skills gap we’ve talked about before. The national unemployment rate is 5.3 percent as of June 2015, down significantly from 10 percent in 2010. The minimum wage has […]

Hire Dynamics Presents…

To be really good at something requires knowledge and understanding. To be known for something means to share it with others. As a company, Hire Dynamics is committed to hosting and sponsoring content leadership events in all of our markets on varying topics in HR, manufacturing, logistics and contact centers. It’s how we like to […]

Focusing on Inclusion in STEM Leadership Roles

As a company, we’re always on the look-out for new information about staffing and recruiting and ways that we can further develop as a team. A recent Diversity Executive webinar allowed us to do just that. Here are some things we learned about better equipping our search for meaningful employment and addressing the STEM (science, […]

Hire Dynamics in the News: Paving the Way for the Future

This blog was originally posted on SHRM Atlanta. One of the (if not the) hardest segments of the workforce to staff for is the skilled trades, and the skills gap is widening drastically as seasoned craftsmen continue to age out. For every four people retiring from the trades, there is only one person to take […]

Insider secrets on filling skills gap positions

When we talk about filling a gap, it usually means that something needs fixing or correcting. It could refer to the cracks in a door or window letting the hot summer air inside. Perhaps it requires braces to close the space between two front teeth. Or for business, it requires an analysis to determine how […]

Hire Dynamics in the News: Why the Manufacturing Skills Gap Is Serious

This article originally ran on IMPOMag.com.   Why Not Manufacturing?   So what are the factors that keep this skill schism at such a meaningful size that we’re all still talking about it?   “There are significant opportunities and jobs within manufacturing that are not being filled. It’s about training and matching those skills with […]

Bridging the Gap for the Unemployed

The national unemployment rate is down to 6.7 percent – a three percent improvement from over the last four years according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. But even as the rate is in decline, there are still upwards of 4.1 million job seekers who have been unemployed for six months or longer. And for […]

Hire Dynamics in the News: Myths About Millennials in Manufacturing

Hire Dynamics was recently featured in a piece for Automation World on the subject of hiring Millennials to bridge the skills gap and the best ways to attract them. In “Myths About Millennials in Manufacturing,” CEO Dan Campbell shares how Millennials have misjudged manufacturing careers, and why companies might want to consider inviting these young professionals […]