Archive | August, 2011

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August 19, 2011
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Industry Outlook: Keeping America Skilled

We’ve all heard the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics: Retirees exiting today’s workforce may result in a potential shortage of nearly 10 million skilled workers by 2012. Our mission is to help America maintain a highly safe and proficient skilled workforce, and to play a role in developing the supply of talent required to meet […]

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Industry Outlook: Closing Industry’s Knowledge Gap

Increasingly, the industrial sector faces a shortage of skilled workers that’s a result of two simultaneous trends: a disproportionate number of aging workers nearing retirement, and a declining pool of college graduates equipped with the skills to maintain, progress and innovate the industry. This shortage will have a profound effect on businesses seeking candidates and […]

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August 19, 2011
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Industry Outlook: Challenges Mean Opportunities

Earlier this year, I wrote about challenges facing industry, including the loss of highly specialized engineers and technicians. While finding and retaining key talent has always been a key part of the growth strategies at Waukesha Bearings and its business unit Inpro/Seal, the task has become increasingly difficult in recent years.

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August 19, 2011
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New Generation of Smart Meter Lets You Do More With Less

ProblemAs your workload continues to increase, it’s only right that your tools should do more. That includes your trusty multimeter, which should allow you to carry fewer tools and still get the job done faster and better.  Solution  Agilent Technologies—the world’s premier measurement company—has introduced that type of harder-working tool specifically for you: It’s the […]

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