22 Strategies To Attract, Recruit And Retain Top Manufacturing Workers

22 Strategies To Attract, Recruit And Retain Top Manufacturing Workers
January 23, 2018 Acrecent
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Manufacturing companies are having a tough time filling jobs

There is talent out there, but attracting, recruiting and retaining that coveted talent is a challenge. The industry has a reputation to overcome thanks to a history of mass layoffs and factory closings as well as the misconception that it does not offer appealing career prospects.

Without the right workers, the manufacturing industry—or any industry for that matter—cannot grow. But who are the right workers? The skills needed in manufacturing and the people working in the industry are changing, forcing manufacturers to rethink their recruiting methods.

Years of experience working closely with U.S. manufacturers, especially makers and exporters of industrial machinery and equipment, have exposed Acrecent Financial to the many challenges these companies face. A very common pain point is finding skilled workers in the current labor market. This is a critical problem because without these workers, the companies simply cannot grow.

Outplaying the manufacturing skills gap

The manufacturing industry is struggling with a skills gap, but your company doesn’t have to struggle along with it. There are steps you can take to make your business more attractive to qualified job candidates and tactics you can follow to recruit and retain them.

Without the right workers, the manufacturing industry—or any industry for that matter—cannot grow.

To learn how to attract the right talent, improve your hiring efforts, and avoid losing valuable workers in a high-turnover job market, download our eBook“OUTPLAYING THE MANUFACTURING SKILLS GAP: ATTRACTING, RECRUITING & RETAINING TOP TALENT”—in which we include 22 recruitment and retention strategies to help you “fight the gap.”

This quick guide is a must-read for plant owners, managers and anyone overseeing hiring and employee engagement and retention best practices in a manufacturing company—or any company that employs people for that matter!

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