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2 Industries, 1 Problem: Recruiting Technicians

Former teacher Richard Dugan and Ryan Goertzen, a former college president and current vice president of maintenance workforce development for AAR Corp., a global aerospace company based in Chicago with 60 locations worldwide, sat down during the Equipment Dealers Assn. 2019 Workforce Development Summit in Louisville, Ky., to compare notes on their challenges — and successes — in hiring technicians.
Former teacher Richard Dugan and Ryan Goertzen, a former college president and current vice president of maintenance workforce development for AAR Corp., a global aerospace company based in Chicago with 60 locations worldwide, sat down during the Equipment Dealers Assn. 2019 Workforce Development Summit in Louisville, Ky., to compare notes on their challenges — and successes — in hiring technicians.
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AEM Awards $50,000 in Grants to Build Next Generation Workforce

Five non-profit organizations developing the future of the manufacturing and trades workforces were awarded $10,000 each at the Assn. of Equipment Manufacturers’ (AEM) 2019 Annual Conference as part of their Next Gen Grant Program. The winning organizations focused on training for and encouraging careers in construction, manufacturing, technician service and business and financial skills development.
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Kim Schmidt

Thinking Past Tech School for Your Next Technician

A few weeks ago I joined dealers and manufacturers at the Equipment Dealers Assn.’s 2019 Workforce Development Summit held during the GIE+Expo in Louisville, Ky. It was a great time spent not just talking about the problem of finding technicians, but also about some real solutions.
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Workforce Development Summit

10/16/19
GIE+Expo
Contact: Alex Hoffman
The second EDA Workforce Development Summit is scheduled for October 16, 2019. It will be held in Louisville, Ky., in conjunction with the GIE+EXPO. Read More

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