Even though US manufacturing activity surged to a 37-year high
in March, the industry has more than half a million job openings. Factories are struggling to find skilled workers for specialized roles such as welders and machinists. Manufacturers are even having trouble hiring entry-level positions that do not require expertise.
As many as 2.1 million manufacturing jobs will be unfilled through 2030, according to a study published Tuesday by Deloitte and The Manufacturing Institute. The report warns the worker shortage will hurt revenue, production and could ultimately cost the US economy up to $1 trillion by 2030.
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The fund opened Monday and almost 200,000 businesses applied in the first two days. There is a $28.6 billion money pot to pull from.
NORFOLK, Va. — More money is up for grabs for small business owners in the food industry and it’s already in high demand.
The Restaurant Revitalization Fund opened Monday and almost 200,000 businesses applied in the first two days. There is a $28.6 billion money pot to pull from.
This time around the focus is on specific types of business owners.
Hummingbird Macarons and Desserts owner Kisha Moore applied for the Restaurant Revitalization Fund first thing
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