How to Recruit Women into Manufacturing (and Why)

Share:

9/19/2022

Women in Mfg. Women are one of the manufacturing industry’s most untapped labor pools. Recent data from Deloitte points to the fact that women comprise 47% of the overall labor force, but only 29% of manufacturing's labor force.

With many manufacturers in dire need of skilled labor to fill open positions in their organization, it’s clear those numbers need to change.

In one of her recent 2-Minute Workforce Tactic Videos, AEM Senior Director of Workforce and Industry Initiatives Julie Davis breaks down how organizations can adopt new strategies and tactics to be more effective when trying to recruit women into the manufacturing industry.

Want to learn more?

For more support, ideas or information, get started by visiting the Workforce Solutions Toolkit or contact AEM’s Julie Davis at jdavis@aem.org.

For more perspectives from AEM staff, subscribe to the AEM Industry Advisor. 

AEM Updates, Workforce Strategies

For more AEM news and updates, subscribe to the AEM Industry Advisor.

Related Articles

AEM Welcomes 4 New Members in February

All AEM members work together through the association to build momentum for the equipment manufacturing industry, as well as the ag and construction markets it serves.  AEM...

Seventh Annual 'Davidson Prize' for Ag Innovations Announced By AEM and ASABE at Commodity Classic

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) and the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) presented the seventh-annual Davidson Prize to the top...

AEM Helps Manufacturers Tackle Use Phase GHG Emissions Reporting

By Gregg Wartgow, Special to AEM —Measuring greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the use of its sold products can be a difficult task for a manufacturer. To help make it easier...

Optimize Your Company’s Digital Potential by Attending AEM’s E-Commerce Member Education Webinar

AEM is pleased to offer its members insights on harnessing the potential of e-commerce platforms through its second Member Education Webinar of the year: Maximizing Potential: E...

Small Changes, Big Impact: 2023 AEM Annual Report Highlights Association Activities, Priorities

AEM is pleased to release its 2023 Annual Report, offering a comprehensive and detailed look back at all the actions and happenings taken by AEM staff and member leaders last...

View all AEM Updates