New study shows how Generation Y really views manufacturing

Source: EBN

Jul 28, 2015

Dirty. Dangerous. Mind-numbing.

That is what a large percentage of American teenagers think of manufacturing. Fifty-two percent of the same group have no interest whatsoever in a manufacturing career. And in the most recent U.S. Public Opinions on Manufacturing report by The Manufacturing Institute and Deloitte, manufacturing came in last as the career of choice among Generation Y (ages 19-33 years).

A new study by Deloitte and The Manufacturing Institute, "The skills gap in U.S. manufacturing 2015 and beyond," illustrates just how dire the situation has become.

To learn more about the skills gap, read “Changing Minds: The First Step to Closing the Manufacturing Skills Gap” from EBN.