With more than one-fifth of skilled manufacturing workers expected to retire by the end of 2025, OMA Connections Partner HBK has provided some ideas and solutions to attract and retain talent. Among the firm’s recommendations:
Clearly communicate job descriptions and qualifications in job postings;
Expand your search to include more than just manufacturing graduates from technical and vocational schools;
Look for ways to attract and retain Baby Boomers; and
Find ways to improve the perception of the industry at the local level.