U.S. Department of Labor announces Apprenticeship.gov

The U.S. Department of Labor announced on June 15 the launch of Apprenticeship.gov. Apprenticeship.gov delivers on the Task Force on Apprenticeship Expansion’s recommendation to “compile apprenticeship information in a single, online, centralized website.” The website will evolve into a robust one-stop platform to connect job seekers, job creators, training providers, parents, teachers, and federal and… Read More U.S. Department of Labor announces Apprenticeship.gov

NAM: Monday Economic Report

As expected, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) ended its June 12–13 meeting by hiking short-term rates by 25 basis points. This action—the second increase so far in 2018—was widely expected, with markets already pricing it in. More importantly, the Federal Reserve’s economic projections signal that there could be four hikes in the federal funds rate this year, up… Read More NAM: Monday Economic Report

Missouri Enterprise: Manufacturing Extension Partnership : High Return on Investment

Did you know that every state has a Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) center dedicated to helping manufacturing companies grow and succeed? Each MEP center (in the Show Me State, we are referred to as Missouri Enterprise), has a team of experts with years of experience working in the industry. At Missouri Enterprise, our team collectively… Read More Missouri Enterprise: Manufacturing Extension Partnership : High Return on Investment

Three major workforce challenges face manufacturers

American manufacturing faces the perfect storm when it comes to finding and developing the workforce of the future: Baby boomers are retiring from all sectors at a rate of 10,000 a day in the United States, taking their institutional and technical knowledge with them into retirement. The number of American youth with sufficient STEM education… Read More Three major workforce challenges face manufacturers