America’s manufacturing


While searching through the “freshly pressed” section, I came across a very interesting blog about American manufacturing.  The blog is titled simplyamericadotnet and it reviews the current situation with jobs in the manufacturing sector of the US economy.  The most recent post is about how there are many manufacturing jobs available right now, but not enough certified people to fill them.  Although this is currently the case, larger numbers of Americans are completing certifications required for these jobs.  The author thinks there are several reasons why people don’t consider manufacturing jobs while searching for employment.  These have to do with the stereotypes associated with college degrees and which jobs pay well.  The majority of his other posts are also focused on American manufacturing, as he is currently writing a book about creating jobs in the US manufacturing sector called, “Simply Life.”

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