Tuesday, August 18, 2015 1:00-2:00pm ET: Economic indicators predict a bright future for manufacturing, but significant workforce challenges pit the landscape and darken its horizon. Join us as Gardner Carrick, Vice President of Strategic Initiatives for The Manufacturing Institute, Mario Hernandez, President of the San Antonio Economic Development Foundation, and Gale Tenen Spak, Prime Contact, ManufactureNJ Talent Network and the Associate VP for Continuing and Professional Education at New Jersey Institute of Technology discuss how the industry is preserving its brain-trust of seasoned workers, recruiting and retaining fresh minds that are inspired by exciting innovation and re-training the workforce caught in transition.
Episode 84: The skills gap cure? Recruiting, retraining and retaining an inspired workforce
Mr. Lewis Weiss is Host of Manufacturing Talk Radio and President of All Metals & Forge Group, the principal sponsor of the show. He has 60 years in the metals industry as a manufacturer of open die forgings and seamless rolled rings, running a business that sells forged products globally to OEMs, major manufacturers, mid-size first- and second-tier suppliers, and small metalworking companies. Lewis Weiss puts his experience in manufacturing to good use as an expert consultant on various TV and radio programs nationwide.
Mr. Tim Grady is an Executive Producer and Co-host of Manufacturing Talk Radio. He brings more than 25 years of knowledge as a senior strategist and business advisor to companies of all sizes in more than thirty industries, advising them on revving up revenues, macro and micro marketing, strategic selling, organization optimization, website ergonomics, data mining, and other external or internal factors that can accelerate or impede business operations and net profit.