SME is a nonprofit association of professionals, educators and students committed to promoting and supporting the manufacturing industry. SME helps manufacturers innovate, grow and prosper by promoting manufacturing technology, developing a skilled workforce and connecting the manufacturing industry. SME supports manufacturing based on our core belief: Manufacturing is key to economic growth and prosperity.
Friday, February 17, 2023 SME
Solving the Talent Challenge: Millennials and Gen Z in the Workforce
As the industry looks to resolve the talent shortage that threatens to slow manufacturing’s growth, insight into the motivations and understanding of the workstyles of both of these generations is vital to recruiting, retaining, and training these individuals.
Wednesday, February 15, 2023 SME
Five Best Practices for Building a High-Performance Workforce
How does your organization stack up? Do you aspire to gain world-class status? Here are five best practices for building a high-performing workforce using a competency-based training and development program.
Thursday, January 19, 2023 SME
Balancing Operations and Training: Small Steps Create Big Wins
Manufacturers need training to move their organizations forward, improve quality, meet customer demands and grow. The challenge is that many feel that they can’t take their teams out of production because they don’t have enough people. So the problems get bigger, and the risks increase.