Industry Outlook: Closing the 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 on the national economy, which is why we must combine industry programs with public-private educational partnerships to correct the situation. Read more to explore the various solutions to the knowledge gap.