Closing Virginia’s Skills and Career Planning Gaps by 2020
It takes an average of 70 days to fill open MFG production positions and costs an estimated $7,545 per hire. Developing a reliable talent pipeline can reduce those costs by as much as 50%. Further, it is achievable through industry-recognized credential attainment but the public education system cannot do this alone.
The Manufacturing Skills Institute (MSI), an affiliate of the Virginia Manufacturers Association, is building the academic partnerships, industry credentials and educational resources, and career planning tools to close the skills and career planning gaps by 2020. With your help, Virginia industry will have a world-class talent pipeline by 2020.