Pittsburgh Post Gazette
Finding millennials who are interested in manufacturing and have the aptitude for it are two challenges facing Western Pennsylvania manufacturers to replace retiring baby boomers. But there’s another: teaching millennials once they find them.
Employers are discovering that the next generation of workers learns differently then they did.
“Millennials like to see results right now,” said Scott Covet, who runs an in-house training program at Penn United Technologies, a Butler County tool-and-die shop that employs about 600.
That requires online courses and lots of hands-on work where students learn practical applications of theory. Read more here.