Institute for Emerging Issues http://wunc.org en Report: NC Manufacturing Jobs, New And Modern http://wunc.org/post/report-nc-manufacturing-jobs-new-and-modern <p></p><p></p><p>Manufacturing jobs across the state are holding steady in some regions.&nbsp; A report released Thursday takes a look at modern manufacturing and how it can help North Carolina thrive.</p><p>The <a href="http://iei.ncsu.edu/emerging-issues/manufacturing-works/">Institute for Emerging Issues</a> (IEI) says the formula for creating a new manufacturing platform in the state is re-branding, networking and training youth, as young as possible.</p><p>Anita Brown-Graham is director of the Institute.&nbsp; She says you can also let people know how much money they can make.</p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 11:35:52 +0000 Leoneda Inge 33626 at http://wunc.org Report: NC Manufacturing Jobs, New And Modern Manufacturing Conference In Raleigh Looks To The Future http://wunc.org/post/manufacturing-conference-raleigh-looks-future <p>North Carolina has a long history in manufacturing.&nbsp; Thousands of jobs have been lost to competition elsewhere.&nbsp; But a <a href="http://iei.ncsu.edu/">conference</a> today at the Raleigh Convention Center sets out to show the future is again bright for manufacturing.&nbsp; Anita Brown-Graham is the Director of the Institute for Emerging Issues.&nbsp; She says this week’s conference is called <a href="http://iei.ncsu.edu/emerging-issues/manufacturing-works/technology-center/">“Manufacturing Works.”</a></p> Mon, 11 Feb 2013 16:12:39 +0000 Leoneda Inge 10030 at http://wunc.org "Gen Z" in the Workplace http://wunc.org/post/gen-z-workplace <p>North Carolina’s workforce continues to evolve as the economy evolves and digs its way out of the last recession.&nbsp; The Institute for Emerging Issues at N-C State says in order to continue this positive trend, it is imperative for the state to begin strategically investing in Generation “Z.”&nbsp; Most of the young people making up Generation “Z” were born in the 1990s and are approaching college age. Even though this group is the nation’s most diverse and most technologically savvy, how will they fit into the workplace of the future?</p> Wed, 08 Feb 2012 11:20:00 +0000 Leoneda Inge 3281 at http://wunc.org "Gen Z" in the Workplace Emerging Issues Forum Takes on "Gen Z" http://wunc.org/post/emerging-issues-forum-takes-gen-z <p>This year’s <a href="http://www.ncsu.edu/iei/index.php/news-events/2011-emerging-issues-forum" target="_blank">Emerging Issues Forum</a> in Raleigh is taking a close-up look at the so-called Generation “Z.”&nbsp; The conference sets out to better understand and prepare this age group.<br> Mon, 06 Feb 2012 12:15:00 +0000 Leoneda Inge 3294 at http://wunc.org