Browsed by
Tag: workforce development

Working the Case for Workforce Development

Working the Case for Workforce Development

This piece was originally published in the October 2016 issue of electroindustry. Jonathan Stewart, Government Relations Manager, NEMA In July, the NEMA Board of Governors approved a strategic initiative for 2017 that will address a major challenge facing today’s electrical manufacturing industry: workforce development. Despite real advancements in manufacturing technologies such as systems automation and 3D printing, the age-old axiom that a company is only as good as its employees Read more […]

Big Data Breeds New Profession

Big Data Breeds New Profession

This piece was originally published in the August 2016 issue of electroindustry. Cheryl Kreider Carey, CAE, Director of Operations and Administration, MITA What do you want to be when you grow up? We’ve probably all asked this question many times. But how many times have you heard “data scientist” in reply? The current data-driven revolution is leaving much in its wake. Laws and regulations are necessarily adapting while new professions are emerging, all in response to the seismic Read more […]

Workforce Development Gets Green Light

Workforce Development Gets Green Light

This piece was originally published in the August 2016 issue of electroindustry. Jonathan Stewart, Manager, Government Relations, NEMA The NEMA Board of Governors approved a strategic initiative to address a growing gap in available, qualified workers in the electrical manufacturing sector. While this review will not be a comprehensive, one-size-fits-all approach, it will identify efficient, targeted ways in which NEMA can increase the availability of qualified candidates for employment Read more […]