@ivankatrump and @secretaryross are in Charlotte, North Carolina, for the second meeting of the American Workforce Policy Advisory Board! Hear from @siemens_usa CEO Barbara Humpton on today's discussion.
Right now, there are 500,000 open jobs in manufacturing, says National Association of Manufacturers President and CEO Jay Timmons.
In 10 years, it could reach 2.4 *million*. Our great workers need the skills and training to match!
"I've worked with so many different individuals that have 10, 20, 30+ years of experience—they're really instilling all that knowledge in myself." Chad, a member of @siemens_usa 's world-class apprenticeship program, talks career development with @ivankatrump !
We are building the wall!
Last week, construction began on 15 miles of new border wall system to replace old, outdated barriers and help cut off illegal border crossing, drug trafficking, and human smuggling in the San Diego and El Centro Sectors.
When a group of elected officials and business leaders met with President Trump to talk workforce development, one big idea resonated: measure results to get in a spirit of friendly competition.
Here's Barbara Humpton, CEO of @siemens_usa !