Closing the Skills Gaps in Manufacturing

5 Feb 2020

Nearly all Minnesota manufacturers (94%) who responded to a recent survey expect employment in their company to remain the same or go up during 2020. That’s according to the Manufacturing Business Conditions Survey released yesterday by DEED and the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. 

However, despite the need for new employees in manufacturing, gaps between the skills required for manufacturing jobs and the skills possessed by job candidates may make hiring difficult in some cases.  

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