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11/1/2015

Finding, Training & Retaining Employees

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In this multi-part series of articles, contributor Ryan Pohl, a journeyman CNC machinist who also holds a master's degree in industrial training and development, addresses the skilled-labor shortage and its potential to dramatically hinder the future sustainability and growth of the moldmaking industry.

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It is rare nowadays that a company in need of entry-level employees is able to hand-pick its workers from a healthy crop of talented candidates at a nearby vocational education center. There is a growing skilled-labor shortage that is poised to stunt the growth of the moldmaking industry.

In this series of articles, Ryan Pohl, a journeyman CNC machinist who also holds a master's degree in industrial training and development, offers advice on how to find, train and then retain a workforce.

Finding, Training & Retaining Employees – Part 1

Structured Training

Detailed Training Plan

Apprenticeship Training

RTI and On-the-Floor Learning

Related Technical Instruction Options

Related Technical Instruction Justification

More Related Technical Instruction Justification

The Role of an Educational Philosophy

Benefits of a Learner-Centered Educational Philosophy

The Value of a Training Needs Analysis

Evaluating Training Resources

Identifying and Examining Training Constraints

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