Modern enterprise resource planning software, robotics, automation, and artificial intelligence could plug emerging industry skills gap and help businesses get fit for digital transformation
With over half the industry’s workforce aged over 35, and a third aged over 40, businesses in manufacturing, lumber, distribution, and retail are facing a dangerous skills gap on their factory floors, if they fail to recruit new talent before too long.
This is one of the findings of the latest research from Epicor Software Corporation, a global provider of industry-specific enterprise software to promote business growth.
Only a quarter (23%) of businesses agreed they find it easy to attract the right talent, with the right industry knowledge, suggesting they might soon hit crisis point. [Read more…] about Only a quarter of businesses currently able to attract recruits with right skills, says Epicor