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What Can a Skills Gap Analysis Do for Your Manufacturing Business? 319

Tags: Published On: Jul 15, 2022 12:00:00 PM

Why is a skills gap analysis helpful? How can it make your company more efficient? What does the process look like? In this episode of MakingChips, we define a seven-step process you can use to help you run a skills gap analysis on your manufacturing business. Special guest Crystal Van Vleet shares how she’s brought the process to life in her role with Advanced Machine & Engineering (and at MakingChips). The bottom line is, if you don’t have skills, you’re not making chips, and if you're not making chips, you’re not making money!

— Nick

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Segments

  • [2:06] Why a skills gap analysis can help your business

  • [4:56] Manufacturing News: Skills Gap Analysis for the Future of Work

  • [12:43] Learn all about our guest Crystal Van Vleet

  • [17:59] Step #1: Make a plan for the skills gap analysis

  • [22:09] Step #2: Define your organization's future goals

  • [24:58] Why Crystal got her CMTSE certification

  • [26:47] Step #3: Catch up on the future of work trends 

  • [28:04] Step #4: Determine key skills needed for the future

  • [30:18] Step #5: Measure your current skills

  • [33:16] Crystal’s experience with self-assessment tools

  • [35:03] Step #6: Find out where the gaps are

  • [39:23] Step #7: Put a plan into action

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