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Closing the Skills Gap E-book: Training and Upskilling the Next Generation of Talent


Facilities ManagementIndustrial


Learning & DevelopmentOnline TrainingPerformance Optimization

Learn how industry leaders DuPont and ADM close their skills gap

Executives from DuPont and ADM recently joined Vector Solutions in a discussion about developing and retaining essential production personnel. Learn how they’re solving issues related to retirement of skilled workers and the Great Resignation.

This E-book covers:

  • Delaying retirement of critical employees
  • Ensuring knowledge transfer between workers
  • Using onboarding and cross training as retention tactics

James Rhodes

Director of Global Technical Training & Development

Paula Tewksbury

Learning and Development Leader

​As a Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP), Paula has been privileged to help thousands of learning professionals build successful training programs in the industrial manufacturing space, working for Fortune 500 companies like DuPont, Dow and Celanese. Through her 25 years in the field, she has moved from working at a large facility, as a manufacturing professional, to leading global learning councils and networks in the corporate center of excellence, growing a culture of learning through standardization, optimization and governance. To Paula, there have been 2 standout keys to success. First, partnering with leadership, at all levels, to improve systems through needs analysis aligned with business objectives, content design, implementation and evaluation of effectiveness to meet performance goals.  Secondly, to create an interactive forum for learning leaders to come together to share their experience with each other.

Raj Shah

Chief Product Officer 

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