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A Strategic Reset: Survey by The Workforce Institute at UKG Inspires Modern Strategies to Recruit and Engage Skilled Manufacturing Talent
Leading up to Manufacturing Day – better known as “MFG Day” — on Friday, Oct. 2, Kronos Incorporated joins thousands of organizations around the world in celebrating essential workers in manufacturing and illuminating the industry’s substantial impact in 2020. As part of this initiative, Kronos — which will become UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group) on Oct. 1 following its merger with Ultimate Software — today released a study commissioned by The Workforce Institute at UKG revealing pre-pandemic insights, recruitment strategies, and initiatives from hiring managers at U.S. manufacturing organizations that could help close the talent gap.
MFG Day 2019: Kronos and Manufacturers Join Forces to Usher in New Talent
As a committed technology partner to thousands of manufacturers around the world, Kronos Incorporated continues to embrace organizations and initiatives that inspire the next generation to explore a rewarding career in manufacturing.
Kronos Survey Finds Many Parents Undervalue Manufacturing as a Career for Their Children, but Remain Openminded
According to a national survey commissioned by Kronos Incorporated, while 58 percent of parents1 want their child to be knowledgeable about science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) subjects and 43 percent agree STEM-focused careers have a promising future, only 20 percent of parents associate STEM education with the manufacturing industry. To inspire and recruit the next generation of modern manufacturers, these findings suggest Manufacturing Day (Oct. 5) and similar efforts to prioritize STEM education and raise the profile of the manufacturing industry are more important than ever.
Majority of Employees Worldwide Think Artificial Intelligence Can Make Work Better
According to a global survey of nearly 3,000 employees across eight nations conducted by The Workforce Institute at Kronos Incorporated, four out of five employees surveyed see significant opportunity for artificial intelligence (AI) to create a more engaging and empowering workplace experience, yet admit a lack of transparency from their employers is a primary driver of fear and concern.