Manufacturing Career Pathways Network is a nationwide initiative designed to optimize the manufacturing jobs and workforce system by advancing demand-driven, competency-based career pathways. By taking a network-based approach, we are building a community of organizations critical to making change in the workforce system to strengthen the new and incumbent manufacturing workers.
The manufacturing industry is overwhelmed with an abundance of workforce initiatives, yet there are many islands of excellence in manufacturing talent development. Rather than creating “another initiative” that appears to compete with existing initiatives, Hope Street Group is creating a network that:
The Network will build qualified talent pipelines for entry and middle skill jobs at manufacturing businesses, resulting in reduced job vacancies and decreased first-year turnover by increasing the quality and diversity of employees. Demand-driven methodologies ensure: