adi Group has announced a major recruitment drive, with the firm looking to take on up to 500 new engineers across more than 30 specialist disciplines to fulfil its growth ambitions over the next four years.
Almost every business, regardless of size, sector or geography, is being urged to create internal digital capabilities. But how is this need being manifested, and what role will ‘operational technologists’ play?
New research conducted by EEF has shown UK manufacturers are very optimistic about growth in 2018. However, there is a growing concern among manufacturing organisations regarding the post-Brexit skills shortage.
BAE Systems has partnered with Cranfield University to boost Britain’s engineering skills through a new postgraduate engineering apprenticeship programme, which will provide learners with a valuable Masters-level qualification.
Spreading the word in schools is a recognised route to recruiting young people into manufacturing careers – but what is the best way to do this? Katherine Mathieson argues that the disparate plethora of small and large initiatives must link up to maximise their impact.
As business needs evolve on the route to digitalisation, how can leaders identify and secure the right talent, and will their choices be right for the full journey? Claire Lauder and Francesca d’Arcangeli – leadership recruitment experts in manufacturing – explain their approach.