Future Production http://wyso.org en Workforce Woes: WYSO's Lewis Wallace Talks To Montgomery County Commissioner Debbie Lieberman http://wyso.org/post/workforce-woes-wysos-lewis-wallace-talks-montgomery-county-commissioner-debbie-lieberman <p>This week at WYSO we’ve been talking about the <a href="http://wyso.org/post/dayton-area-manufacturers-have-image-problem" target="_blank">future of manufacturing</a>. A lot of area manufacturers say the business is growing, but <a href="http://wyso.org/post/doing-battle-bots-hopes-stronger-workforce" target="_blank">they need better-trained young people to carry the torch</a>. They aren’t the only employers struggling to fill job openings, despite high unemployment in the region. So why are so many young people falling through the cracks?</p> Thu, 21 Nov 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Lewis Wallace 42351 at http://wyso.org Workforce Woes: WYSO's Lewis Wallace Talks To Montgomery County Commissioner Debbie Lieberman Doing Battle With 'Bots, In Hopes Of A Stronger Workforce http://wyso.org/post/doing-battle-bots-hopes-stronger-workforce <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-6da2ead8-722b-9772-7617-a69a1859c3b0"><span style="font-size: 16px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Manufacturing has been an economic mainstay of the Miami Valley for decades. Wed, 20 Nov 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Lewis Wallace 42299 at http://wyso.org Doing Battle With 'Bots, In Hopes Of A Stronger Workforce Dayton-Area Manufacturers Have An Image Problem http://wyso.org/post/dayton-area-manufacturers-have-image-problem <p><span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: Arial; font-size: 16px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 1.15;">From 2000 to 2009, manufacturing jobs in the greater Dayton area were cut in half as businesses consolidated, closed, or went overseas.</span></p><p></p> Tue, 19 Nov 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Lewis Wallace 42252 at http://wyso.org Dayton-Area Manufacturers Have An Image Problem