Articles by tag: labor shortage

Despite Labor Shortage in the Workforce, Regular Discrimination Continues to Keep Numbers Low

Today’s world is so fast-paced and digitally-driven, the dynamics of the workforce are evolving at a rapid pace. Yet, as we march forward, we are confronted with an age-old challenge: the lack of diversity and inclusion in job roles. Siloing of jobs based on gender, race, or background is no longer tenable, especially when […]

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Our Workforce and Education Systems Face Monumental Challenges That Call for Reform

Navigating a time marked by swift economic and technological upheavals, understanding the world of work and learning has become more pivotal than ever. It’s crucial to address the “elephant in the room”: our workforce and education systems are lagging behind, not quite prepared for the 21st-century challenges they face.  As discussions revolve around repairing […]

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How Software Solutions Are Easing Hospitality Staffing Burdens

Hospitality staffing continues to be a pressing issue for hotels and the larger experience economy. Hotels continue to face major staffing issues, even three years out from the start of the pandemic. Recent reports from June 2023 out of the American Hotel & Lodging Association found that as many as 82% of surveyed hotels […]

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The Welding Industry Needs to Evangelize its Untapped Career Potential to Attract New Skilled Labor

The heat is on in the welding industry. The American Welding Society predicts a need for 336,000 new welding professionals by 2026, and with a growing demand for skilled workers, various programs and initiatives are taking center stage to attract new talent. High school welding competitions, mentorship programs, and customized professional development opportunities are […]

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Health Systems Need “Cheerleaders,” Better Teen Outreach to Solve Healthcare Worker Shortage

Here’s a scary statistic: By 2034, we could see a shortage of a whopping 124,000 physicians in the country. Even though this eventuality is over a decade away, staff shortages in the healthcare system have been reported for years and need actionable solutions. What can the industry do to advocate for itself while it also […]

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The Healthcare Workforce Shortage Persists. Experts Say the True Solution is Improved, Well-Funded Schooling

Thanks to pandemic-induced burnout, an aging population placing more demand on the nation’s healthcare system, and a gap between billions in federal funding and improvements to the healthcare labor supply, the United States is witnessing a persisting healthcare workforce shortage. The shortage of physicians is expected to reach alarming levels by 2034 (perhaps as high […]

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Job Opportunities in Construction are Rising. What Can the Industry Do to Fill Them?

The number of job opportunities in construction are rising steadily. In what is being seen as a monthly trend, 25,000 new jobs were added in January 2023 alone. This data, released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, also showed that total employment in this industry rose by nearly 300,000 between January 2022 and January […]

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Redefining Digital Trust: Web 3.0 and Blockchain Technology Are Reshaping Digital Security and Transparency
April 16, 2024

The digital world continues to race forward and Web 3.0 and blockchain technology are taking center stage. This surge of interest is driven by the global demand for more secure, decentralized, and transparent online interactions, particularly in the wake of heightened cybersecurity threats and privacy concerns. The stakes are high and according to a […]

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Mining & Rare Metals Supply Chain
A Domestic U.S. Mining & Rare Metals Supply Chain Still Lacks Industry & Political Support
April 16, 2024

The U.S. is in need of a domestic mining & rare metals supply chain. There’s a natural motivation around developing this kind of supply chain, as it’s smart production strategy to give U.S.  companies more diversity in their sourcing & manufacturing partners. There’s also a national imperative to keep America’s supply chains resilient, one […]

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Stenograph Announces the Release of CATalyst Version 22
April 16, 2024

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., April 16, 2024 (Newswire.com) – Stenograph, LLC, is thrilled to announce an update to CATalyst®, the industry-leading software for computer-aided transcription, trusted by court reporters, scopists, CART providers, and captioners worldwide. Throughout its 25-year history, CATalyst has been at the forefront of leveraging advanced tools that make work faster, easier, and more efficient. […]

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Breaking the Rules with Pixar: Dean Movshovitz’s Take on Pixar’s Storytelling Success and Narrative Techniques
April 16, 2024

From Elemental to Turning Red, Pixar Animation Studios sets the gold standard for storytelling in animation. Pixar’s ability to weave intricate narratives that resonate with children and adults alike has sparked widespread interest in understanding the secrets behind its storytelling success. With the release of Dean Movshovitz‘s Amazon bestseller book, Pixar Storytelling: Rules for […]

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Chipotle Seeks to Hire 15,000 Workers Amid Tech Layoffs
January 26, 2023

(Bloomberg) — Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. is adding 15,000 jobs across its North American locations — a sign that demand for restaurant food is robust despite high inflation and economic uncertainty. The burrito chain’s hiring push is meant to ensure its more than 3,000 US restaurants are fully staffed for the company’s busiest season, which […]

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How The Teamsters Are Helping to Overcome the Aviation Industry Talent Shortage
July 20, 2022

International Representative for Teamster, Christopher Moore offers his insights on Aviation as an industry. As a leader of the Aviation Mechanics Coalition/Airline Division, Moore discusses the future and growth of unions within the industry with Are We There Yet? host Grant Harrell. In Recent Studies from Boeing, the prediction for how much people is needed to fill […]

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Grounding Success in the Next Normal
March 11, 2022

Rapid and ongoing advances in digital technologies have made agile adaptation the norm in industrial manufacturing. However, disruptions caused by the pandemic have forced leaders to look at infrastructure issues to plan for future disruptions. In this episode of “To the Edge and Beyond,” host James Kent talks with Irene Petrick, Senior Director of […]

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How Innovative Solutions Are Addressing America’s Labor Shortage
December 2, 2021

According to the latest figures, nearly 10 million Americans were unemployed and looking for work in June. That’s just the latest statistic reinforcing the current labor shortage touching many an industry, as skilled professionals become harder and harder to come by for open positions. On this episode of Skip the Line, a Mashgin podcast, […]

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Is Ford’s Promotion Spree Enough to Appease Labor and Meet EV Production Demand?
October 25, 2021

Key Points: Ford’s promotion spree has seen hundreds of part-time workers promoted to full-time status. Many are trying to figure out why Ford made the decision ahead of their UAW deadline. The promotions seem to be a result of auto industry strikes and the labor movement. Commentary: Ford has recently promoted hundreds of their […]

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Workers and Employers Wield Different Tools to Win the Labor Shortage
September 22, 2021

Even though recent reports from the Bureau of Labor Statistics point to rising rates in workers going back to their jobs, influenced in part by the end of COVID unemployment benefits, payroll tallies still don’t come close to before March 2020 and prior; 5.3 million short, to be precise. This general strike, in everything […]

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Construction Firms Aim To Maintain Resiliency Despite Many Challenges
September 1, 2021

According to new research from Sterling Seacrest Partners, the labor shortage the worry for the construction industry. We asked Jad Buckman, the Business Development Director for Epcon Communities, what aspects of these challenges are in construction companies’ control, and how should they build long-term resiliency against these challenges? Follow us on social media for the […]

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Stacking Challenges From Labor to Material Costs Threaten New Construction
August 31, 2021

The construction industry is in a precarious place, the demand is through the roof but shortages between labor and supplies threaten the supply of new construction. The Host of MarketScale’s Build for Impact, Daniel Huard, shared his thoughts on how rising construction costs caused by material shortages, labor shortages, and COVID-related safety delays will impact […]

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Issues Facing the Autonomous Technology Supply Chain in 2021 and Beyond
July 29, 2021

Today’s supply chain faces several compounding issues that were difficult to predict a year and a half ago. There are numerous short and long-term effects of COVID to deal with, as well as increasing pressure from growing consumer demands, challenges in implementing autonomous technology and a hiring shortage. On this episode of Ground Truth, a […]

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