Changing Workforce / Career Development

Why so many U.S. manufacturers are putting up 'help wanted' signs

By the Washington Post

Dec 19, 2016

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Susan Murray Carlock says her Indiana company is providing something popular opinion has deemed nearly extinct: well-paying manufacturing jobs. Over the past four years, Mursix Corp., a creator of seat belt buckles and bed frames, has sought to fill a variety of production positions. The average wages exceed $20 an hour — a ladder to the middle class.

Trouble is, she can’t find workers.

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