With a significant percentage of the current manufacturing workforce near retirement, the time to attract a new workforce is today. Our presenter, Jake Hall, has spent his career on the front lines of manufacturing and has found pathways to attract and retain new talent.
Low interest among the next generation workforce, means that manufacturing companies are scrambling to fill production demands, keep equipment running, and automate their organizations and processes. We must work together to engage with the public to change misconceptions of manufacturing and drive awareness to new solutions such as digitalization, automation, and robotics.
In this session, we will discuss how manufacturers are finding success in:
President and Owner
Jake Hall known as the Manufacturing Millennial, is an advocate for manufacturing, automation, and skilled trades by helping revolutionize the way people and companies present through social media. With over 50,000 followers and 50,000,000+ views on his content, he ignites conversations about the latest in manufacturing and automation to excite the current and future workforce on innovation.
Senior manufacturing marketing specialist
David Lyell is a marketing lead for small and medium sized businesses. He develops content that resonates with companies as they search for solutions that meet their current and future needs. Before his time at Siemens, David worked throughout the manufacturing industry, from the shop floor to the front office, to covering the manufacturing industry in print and digital media.