(Written by Mick Whit, Business Development Specialist, OSU South Centers)
Different manufacturing companies and different philosophies when it comes to the importance of employee and workforce training. Some see it as a headache and only address training needs when there is a problem or when they are required to provide training to receive safety credit or are mandated in some way. Other companies are much more proactive. They are actively looking for ways to improve, inspire, increase productivity, and raise the overall level of knowledge and capability of their workers.
What kind of company are you? What kind of manger or supervisor are you?
If you are in doubt about the importance of training and improving the skill of you workforce take a look this article from Dan Wibbenmeyer at Swoosh Technologies and maybe you will see things differently.