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Skills Gap

Is On-the-job Training Enough?

On-the-job training is rarely enough! In a survey conducted by my firm, LMA Consulting Group Inc. in conjunction with the APICS-Inland Empire chapter, it was found that on-the-job training is the most frequent methodology used to train workers yet 87% of manufacturers and distributors surveyed are experiencing a skills gap.  What [...]

Hard to Find Needed Talent

77% of those surveyed are struggling to hire people with all of the required skill sets.Manufacturers and distributors cannot find top talent!  In a survey conducted by my firm, LMA Consulting Group Inc. in conjunction with the APICS-Inland Empire chapter, it was found that 77% of manufacturers are struggling [...]

The Skills Gap

Many manufacturers and distributors are faced with bridging the skills gap in current employees and new hires. I recently partnered with the APICS (the leading association for supply chain and operations management) Inland Empire chapter to complete a survey on skill gaps as it is becoming a critical topic [...]

Hot Supply Chain Trends

Noticing hot supply chain trends first is a great way to leverage emerging trends and stay ahead of the competition. An often overlooked secret to success is to be a front-runner in identifying and leveraging emerging trends. Since I work with manufacturers and distributors from small to large and [...]

Critical Priority – Retaining Top Talent

Attracting and retaining talent is critical to your success. I’ve lost count on how many times I’ve heard different Executives/ businesses lament over two polar opposites on the same day – 1) We have to cut back immediately (which typically begins with people) 2) We cannot find the appropriate [...]

US Manufacturers Face Shortage of Skills – How Can That Be?

According to a study released in 2009 by Deloitte, the Manufacturing Institute and Oracle revealed that nearly a third of companies were experiencing a modest to severe shortage. Gaps in such skills as problem-solving and communication also were noted in the study. This doesn’t seem to add up vs. [...]

2020-09-28T17:47:00+00:00April 14, 2010|Categories: Change Management, Skills Gap|
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