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An Untapped Resource

MHEDA members hire students they met at the MHEDA Convention By Steve Guglielmo One of the greatest challenges facing our industry is a supposed dearth of young professionals available and entering material handling. Some have called this a “skills gap” while others survey their “aging workforce” and wonder where the next generation of leadership is going to come from. MHEDA ...

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Finding The Next Generation of Workers

By Steve Guglielmo Last week I wrote about the “skills shortage” in the industry and how many MHEDA members are turning to veterans to fill that skills gap. As I alluded to in that post, there are people who disagree about the severity of the skills shortage. However, I have spoken to several dealers who have lamented the lack of ...

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The Future Looks Bright

By Liz Richards, MHEDA Executive Vice President We’ve just returned from MHEDA’s convention as I write this column, and for those of you who attended, we hope you enjoyed the numerous education and networking opportunities. From what we have read in the post-convention survey results, it appears that you definitely came away with some great value! And those of you ...

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