In episode 140, Coffey talks with Marci Sogan about the state of skilled trades and manufacturing workforce. They discuss how modern manufacturing jobs are different from those in years past; challenges in the labor market; the impact of remote work and flexibility on talent acquisition within the manufacturing workforce; education, certifications, and career paths; and (admin/clerical) support roles in manufacturing.

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Marci Sogan

Marci Sogan

Marci will develop and execute HR strategies that strengthen organizational effectiveness, align with business objectives, and enhance employee performance and engagement. Marci has extensive expertise across multiple HR disciplines, including succession planning, talent management and engagement, employee benefits, employee relations, and HR program management. She can be your secret weapon as a strategic thinker, team-player, and problem-solver, with sound judgment and strong communication skills. Marci is passionate about building strong partnerships and initiatives that add value to an organization. Her mission is to create a positive and productive work environment that fosters innovation, collaboration, and growth. 20+ years’ experience across a variety of industries, including Oil& Gas, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Production and Skilled Trades.


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