Terry Hossink works for the Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center, and he has over 30 years of leadership experience in the manufacturing industry. Hossink claims that when it comes to the continued learning aspect of business, each manufacturing company has a different investment strategy that they execute. He reports that companies should be focusing on having great upskilling plans for employees who are in entry-level positions, giving them definite opportunity to grow. They should also provide the knowledge and tools for their team members to adapt as the workforce evolves.
- According to experts with The Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center, training should be an integral part of any company’s overall business plan.
- As the manufacturing space becomes more and more competitive, investing in human capital has become critical.
- A manufacturing business needs to have an upskilling plan for every employee at all levels of the organization.
“I have 30+ years of manufacturing leadership experience, both with small, family-owned operations and a Fortune 50 company. During that time, I found each company to have a different approach towards investment strategy, especially as it pertains to continued learning.”