Siemens Energy Meets the Skilled labor Gap by partnering with Central Piedmont Community College
A recent Businessweek headline, "Employers Ready to Hire Can't Find Workers Among 9.1% Unemployed," gives a snapshot of the nearing crisis in manufacturing. In the next decade, changing industrial technology and the retirement of millions of baby boomers will mean a severely depleted workforce unless companies address this now.
One company that is meeting this challenge head on is Siemens Energy in Charlotte, NC, makers of turbines and generators (watch this recent NBC "Nightly News" segment). We visited Siemens recently and were impressed by the company's approach to hiring, training and career development. If more companies follow their lead, manufacturing will be stronger than ever by the year 2021. Read more Read more