‘We don’t have enough good labor force’: homebuilder founder

CONTACT USMay 31, 2020 by Pamela MitchellVia Yahoo! Finance Cindy Stumpo made her mark in a male dominated industry as the founder of C Stumpo Development, a custom homebuilder located in Newton, Massachusetts. Her company has been busy even during this time of economic uncertainty and record low unemployment. “We’ve been jammed. We’ve been busy. […]

Today’s In-Demand Skills for Tomorrow’s Manufacturing Jobs

CONTACT USMarch 11, 2019 by Ian ConawayVia MECCO.com Does reading news about the “manufacturing skills gap” keep you up at night? Whether you’re looking to hire manufacturing workers, get hired yourself, or hold onto your current job, it’s true that massive changes in the industry are already affecting the in-demand manufacturing job skills. From automation […]

The U.S. Furniture Industry Is Back—but There Aren’t Enough Workers

CONTACT US By Ruth SimonVia wsj.com Companies expanding American production due to consumer preferences and tariffs are finding a dearth of skilled workers HICKORY, N.C—Here’s the good news: There are now more reasons to make furniture in the U.S. than at any point since the financial crisis. Crate & Barrel and Williams-Sonoma Inc. are expanding […]

Addressing the Challenge: Bridging America’s Gap

In coming years, more than 20 million skilled trade workers will retire from the American workforce—leaving gaping holes in the fabric of manufacturing, infrastructure, engineering, mechanics, healthcare, and more.