There is a huge skills gap and talent shortage on the rise in the manufacturing industry, caused by economic expansion and a shift in skills towards automation and technology. In order to support economic growth and rising product demands, the industry will likely accelerate and grow by about two million jobs over the next decade.
However, with manufacturers struggling to find qualified candidates with the right skill sets, there is a projected vacancy of 2.4 million jobs by 2028. Our new infographic below highlights some of these key trends and showcases how you can close the gap by speeding up your time-to-hire and finding hidden talent first.
Alex Kilpatrick is the Marketing Communications Manager at interviewstream and has been with the company since 2018. In her free time, she enjoys running, reading, traveling and spending time outdoors.