On May 10th The President’s commissioned Task Force on Apprenticeship Expansion presented a detailed list of recommendations for expanding apprenticeship in the U.S. The report includes some important recommendations focused on industry-driven strategies.
Through ongoing outreach and recent surveys, WIRE-Net’s ears are tuned to the constant and growing mantras of the manufacturing talent and skills gap dilemma. Our survey released this spring reinforced this with 90% of respondents indicating that finding and developing talent is a concern and barrier to future growth.
Our work with companies to relaunch apprenticeships attacks this issue with a clear sense of purpose and focus.