Great Lakes Manufacturing Council

Where the Jobs are: The New Blue Collar

By 2017, an estimated 2.5 million new, middle-skill jobs are expected to be added to the workforce, accounting for nearly 40% of all job growth, according to a USA TODAY analysis of local data from Economic Modeling Specialists Intl. and CareerBuilder.  The Detroit Free Press features an extensive look into the new blue collar jobs including where to find them, the image problem facing manufacturing, how to match workers and employers and how to train this new workforce.  You may find this impressive feature by clicking here