America's Most Wanted: Skilled Workers

Shankel, Gerald
September 2010
Metal Center News;Sep2010, Vol. 50 Issue 10, p2
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the need for skilled labor by U.S. manufacturers as the 2009 Manpower Talent Shortage Survey reveals that the most difficult jobs to fill are those of the skilled manual trades. An estimated ten million workers will be sought after by 2010 as the baby boomer generation of skilled laborers will retire within the next five to 15 years. Vocational training and workforce development programs are needed to address the shortage.


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