Changing Workforce

Skills gap: Manufacturers seek candidates with computer skills


Apr 24, 2017

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Angelo Young for writes: "The modern U.S. manufacturing worker needs to be more familiar than ever with computing basics to compete.

"ZipRecruiter, a Los Angeles-based job search engine, recently reviewed millions of job applications and postings in its database and found a considerable gap between the most common manufacturing job offers and the most common job applications. Over the 12 months ending in January, company analysts found that the most applied-to manufacturing jobs included warehouse managers and administrative assistants, while the most available jobs included maintenance technicians and CNC machinists."

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