Jonesboro, AR -- (SBWIRE) -- 07/20/2016 -- David Peacock, president of Hytrol recently discussed how companies can foster Millennial talent to address skills gap. The skills gap in manufacturing means that two million jobs will potentially go unfulfilled in the next decade. The solution to this problem can be even tougher for an older generation to face: Millennials are needed in the workforce, and they are needed now.
Peacock noted, "As a Baby Boomer I know about the stereotypes that are placed on Millennials—they're often portrayed as lazy, unloyal, and ungrateful. I haven't found that to be the case. To recruit this generation to our industry, we need to be aware that Millennials are simply less constrained by what we see as conventional behavior. At their core, they need to be inspired, to be mentored, and to be recognized. That's really not very different from every other group. The difference is in how we accomplish that inspiration, motivation and recognition. It's up to our generation to figure out the most efficient ways to do this."
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Hytrol (http://www.hytrol.com) designs and manufactures advanced conveyor systems, controls, and solutions for customers with processing, manufacturing, warehousing, and distribution needs. For almost 70 years, Hytrol has demonstrated an unwavering dedication to understanding the unique material handling needs of businesses. Hytrol is focused on creating innovative, customized conveyor solutions that help companies achieve their goals. Hytrol offers Pivot Warehouse Control Systems (WCS) an essential link between people, conveyor, and automation.
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Hytrol's Technology Center is the birthplace for many industry-changing innovations, such as EZLogic® zero-pressure accumulation and E24™, an energy efficient, 24-volt solution and an extensive line of advanced sortation offerings, ProSort 400 Elite series high speed shoe sorter, as well as the ProSort MRT series narrow belt sorter. Hytrol offers Pivot Warehouse Control Systems (WCS) an essential link between people, conveyor, and automation.
Hytrol is experiencing consistent growth; 2016 will be the company's best year ever and significant plant expansion continues. Hytrol is strengthened by its Integration Partner Network with 100+ locations worldwide. Hytrol is a proud member of RILA (Retail Industry Leaders Association) MHI, CEMA (Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association), along with IABSC (International Association of Baggage System).
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