A new study, the Manufacturing Engagement and Retention Study, released on July 15 by The Manufacturing Institute’s Center for Manufacturing Research, in partnership with the American Psychological Association, looked at best practices for worker retention. “With 814,000 jobs open in manufacturing, there has been a great deal of attention on recruitment, but part of the equation is also retention,” said Carolyn Lee, The Manufacturing Institute’s executive director. ”As the study shows, not all employees are motivated by the same factors. It’s important to understand key differences among employee groups so that we can continue to foster the most engaging, productive and inclusive workplaces possible.
Veranese Promoted to CEO of AMI
With the continued growth and evolution of Advanced Manufacturing International, Inc. (AMI), the