One solution to this problem of talent shortage is the “upskilling” of existing employees to higher skilled positions within the organization.
Steve Gilbert is a full-time senior consultant with Illinois BIS specializing in technical training and development and implementation of customized Apprenticeship programs.
Data analytics and artificial intelligence (AI) have been creating headlines around the world. In the highly-competitive, global marketplace, data can be the key to an organization’s survival. But, what do the terms data analytics, machine learning, and AI actually mean?
Business growth has created a demand for a part-time Manufacturing Maintenance Instructor at Illinois BIS.
According to the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), the skilled worker gap continues to grow and the shortage is most prevalent in high-tech jobs. Is your company prepared for the growing need for organizations to develop a highly skilled workforce
G & W Electric partnered with Illinois BIS to develop an apprenticeship program specifically geared toward the identified needs of the maintenance staff. The program consisted of traditional classroom-based training to hands-on training using the very equipment participants would utilize while on the job. Additionally, an on-the-job training program was incorporated so that program participants would have practical work experience provided by in-house leadership and experts,
Maintenance technicians often face the challenge of diagnosing and troubleshooting intermittent machinery faults and maintenance training is one of the best ways to develop problem solving skills. The histogram is one of the basic tools of quality control. Illinois BIS’s technical consultant, Steve Gilbert, demonstrates how to use this valuable tool for Maintenance Technicians.