Solving the Skills Gap in the industry

In a series of interviews with industry experts we discuss the pressing issue of the skills gap in the industry. Explore how evolving expectations of a young workforce impact training and increase the need to capture knowledge from senior personnel. Discover innovative approaches to closing the skills gap.


In our interview during the Skills Gap Summit, Hunter Schmidt from Dow Chemical looks back at how operator training was when he first joined the industry, and how it has changed over the course of his career from an operator to his health and safety role to becoming a Learning Specialist. With his educational background he reflects on why the way we used to learn no longer works for today’s workforce.

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