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Bentley Pontoons gets creative in search for welders and skilled workers

Bentley Pontoons job fair

Like nearly everyone else, South Carolina-based Bentley Pontoons has struggled to find enough skilled workers to keep up with production demands, particularly welders. So plant manager Dave Hagen decided to partner with a local welding school, Arclabs, where they hosted a job fair and began recruiting. “Attracting welders is very difficult in today’s economy,” said Hagen. “Unemployment remains relatively low, ...

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