While I believe some of the talk of skills shortages is political hype from some employers not wanting to pay market competitive salaries, there is no question that many kids today don’t see a career in manufacturing as an exciting option. My column in Circuits Assembly this month discusses this issue and ways to help grow the available workforce and infrastructure necessary to support returned growth in the manufacturing sector.
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Circuits Assembly broke my original article on diversity into two articles. Part 2 ran in January and focuses on mentoring opportunities for women. If you’ve got a daughter in high school or college who is looking for a great start in a technology career, this is a must read: http://www.circuitsassembly.com/cms/component/content/article/159/12231-focus-on-business.