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Manufacturing Wages are Going UP!

I recently read an article in the Wall Street Journal about the fast rise of manufacturing wages in some areas.  If you have access to WSJ.com, click here to read it.  The largest increase has been in Texas at 25%; however, wages are beginning to rise across the board. According to my skills gap research study, manufacturers see a gap – there is an overload of requirements (skills and work that needs to be done) vs. the skills and people available to fill them. In addition, it hasn’t been easy finding qualified candidates.  Thus, I’m seeing that the smart manufacturers are performing salary…
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