LinkedIn Skill Assessments

LinkedIn recently announced its latest feature to help professionals showcase their skills.  The professional networking site has rolled out LinkedIn Skill Assessments, a new way to validate technical skills.  Robin Ryan, a writer who covers baby boomer careers for Forbes magazine, has published a helpful article that explains this new LinkedIn feature. 

Read About LinkedIn Skill Assessments

ISM’s Report on Business

The Institute For Supply Management‘s Manufacturing “Report On Business” is often cited as a key barometer of the economy.  The organization released its latest report on September 3, 2019 with statistics showing that manufacturing activity has shifted into reverse last month for the first time in three years. 

Learn About ISM’s “Report On Business”

Manufacturing’s Demographic Sea Change

25% of the manufacturing workforce is over 55 years old. At the same time, the manufacturing industry is struggling to attract enough younger workers with the right skills and qualifications. Facing a workforce crisis—with open jobs in manufacturing recently reaching an all-time high—manufacturers are finding that retaining older workers is not only a necessity but an asset. Learn more here.