Manufacturing Job Fair – Wednesday, October 11 from 1PM – 6PM

  Companies Attending Include: Boeing Company Fleet Readiness Center Southeast - Naval Air Systems Command Flightstar Aircraft Services Great Northern Laminations Kelly Services Medtronic Remedy Intelligent Staffing Riley Gear Corporation The Safariland Group Where:   Advanced Technology Center, 401 West State Street, Jacksonville, FL 32202 When:   Wednesday, October 11 from 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM From … Continue reading Manufacturing Job Fair – Wednesday, October 11 from 1PM – 6PM

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While Unemployment Rate Decreases, Skills Gap Remains

Courtesy of  fosteredu.edu by Kate Mosteller Even though the unemployment rate in the United States has steadily decreased in recent years, job openings are now more plentiful than ever - as was seen in the most recent Department of Labor jobs report. Companies large and small are struggling to find the skilled workers they need, … Continue reading While Unemployment Rate Decreases, Skills Gap Remains

This Company Hired Its First Robo-Worker for $30,000–and Never Looked Back

By David Whitford Courtesy of Inc. Magazine   Creating Revolutions, which is based in Miami, makes a spill-proof tabletop pager for the hospitality industry, but the product was plagued by a double-digit failure rate due to human assembly errors, says chief innovation officer Einar Rosenberg. So he brought in a Universal Robots model UR3 collaborative … Continue reading This Company Hired Its First Robo-Worker for $30,000–and Never Looked Back

Women earning more through training in manufacturing jobs

By Ernest Hooper Courtesy of Tampa Bay Times Without aid of glasses, contact lenses or Lasik surgery, Hiroko Kato has clearer vision — when it comes to her career. Kato is working in the local manufacturing industry, a prospect she struggled to reach until she took a special course offered in a partnership between the … Continue reading Women earning more through training in manufacturing jobs

As the laid-off struggle, high-tech US plants offer jobs

By Dan Sewell and Christopher S. Rugaber, Associated Press writers - Aug 15, 2017 Herbie Mays is 3M proud, and it shows — in the 3M shirt he wears; in the 3M ring he earned after three decades at the company's plant in suburban Cincinnati; in the way he shows off a card from a … Continue reading As the laid-off struggle, high-tech US plants offer jobs