Manufacturing Summit Highlights Talent Attraction Strategies

Sixty-six percent of currently unemployed individuals want to switch careers — and career switchers are seeing the biggest wage increases (7.5% in manufacturing). Those were among the findings reported by OMA Connections Partner MCM CPAs & Advisors at the firm’s annual manufacturing summit. (Watch the recorded event or review the presentation slides.)

The firm shared some best-practices being used by manufacturers to boost their talent pipeline, including moving away from traditional job posts, offering on-site child care and flexible schedules, highlighting workplace safety, providing “stay bonuses,” and utilizing referrals from current employees. 12/2/2021