Put Policy to Work to Tackle Skills Gap
Updated: Jan 22, 2019
Indianapolis Business Journal | It’s no secret that the biggest challenge facing most employers is finding employees with the right skills. In manufacturing this challenge looms especially large, with the growth of jobs rapidly outpacing available employees.
The 2018 Skills Gap in Manufacturing Study done by Deloitte shows that an estimated 2.4 million manufacturing positions may go unfilled in the next decade. The estimated impact of that shortfall is $2.5 trillion. Here in Indiana, where manufacturing makes up 30 percent of the state’s economy, the skills gap will have long-ranging impact.
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