Changing Workforce / Career Development

The new face of manufacturing

By Lisa Katz for Crain's Detroit Business

Nov 24, 2015

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GE's "What's the matter with Owen?" ad series underscores real-world trends occurring in manufacturing today, Crain's Detroit Business contributor Lisa Katz writes.

From her blog post on "Recently, the Workforce Intelligence Network (WIN) looked at all jobs posted in (Southeast Michigan's) manufacturing industry from 2010 to 2015 (year to date). The No. 1 job posted among all manufacturing employers in the region was software development for applications."

Read Katz's full blog post.