10/10/12 - Online retail store, Workboots.com, has created a graphical interpretation of the Manufacturing Skills Gap. The work boots superstore has made it their mission to ‘bring promotion and awareness to the growing skills gap and recognition of the value of tradespeople’.
The infographic stresses the need for skilled workers to help fill the 600,000 jobs open in the Manufacturing Industry. "Some have suggested that the skills gap in America can partially be explained by the growing number of retiring tradespeople and the shrinking number of qualified applicants. WorkBoots.com supports the growth of a skilled workforce, and encourages today's youth to consider a career working the trades"
Skills Gap Report by the Manufacturing Institute