Employee Engagement: Overcoming the Growing Skills Gap

Manufacturers are facing a growing talent shortage, and may have a hard time attracting the next generation of employees to fill the gap.

Talent is becoming harder to find and keep in manufacturing. Learn how you can differentiate your organization by boosting employee engagement.

Find out how workforce management solutions can help create an environment where employees want to work.

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A powerful workforce management solution can help you discover and understand the needs of your hourly workforce. As the talent gap in manufacturing increases, these statistics illustrate how critical it is to find and engage top talent:

  • 80 percent of manufacturing jobs are employed by workers between the ages of 45–60
  • Over 2.7 million baby boomers are expected to retire by the year 2025 — and two million of those jobs are expected to go unfulfilled
  • 46 percent of top executives report that when they hire for certain jobs, there are too few qualified candidates

Download this informative article to learn more about how today's manufacturers are leveraging workforce management solutions to create more engaged employees.

"Focusing on workforce management is more than just a technology 'fix'; instead it should be a holistic approach to improving policies and processes related to key employee-impacting areas, such as time and attendance, scheduling, absence management, labor analytics, and more."

Kylene Zenk
Director, Manufacturing Practice

Kronos Incorporated