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Press Release 3: Fashion World’s Challenges – Looking for Qualification, Occupations …and the right skills in the TCLF sectors

2019-02-07T10:36:21+00:00January 29th, 2019|Categories: News & Events, Press Releases|Tags: , , , |

Get the press release in .pdf format in English, Portuguese and Spanish. “For many years our first priority was to win customers and to keep our mill busy. Now our first priority is to find (and retain) skilled employees”. This brief quote of Simon Cotton, CEO of Johnstons of Elgin, Scottish knitwear manufacturer sums up superbly the main challenge that European Textile, Clothing, Leather and Footwear (TCLF) companies are struggling to overcome every day. The re- and upskilling of the existing TCLF workforce and the difficulty of finding new talents with right skills were the main topics discussed at the two [...]