The thing about skills shortages is that everyone is aware that they exist but are at a loss about rectifying the situation. Click here to read Jason Ford’s complete article from The Engineer.
Joe Max Higgins is credited with generating about 6,000 manufacturing jobs in Mississippi’s Golden Triangle, one of the poorest areas in the country. How’s he doing it? Click here to read or gain video access to Joe Max Higgins’ accomplishment with correspondent Bill Whitaker from CBS News 60 Minutes.
VR allows for high-impact learning experiences and as this new age of affordable VR tech presents itself, the opportunities for improving education abound. Educators are well aware of the positive impact out of classroom experiences have on learning. From K-12 classrooms, to college internships, to undergrad research and studying abroad, high-impact experiences provide increased learning […]
Bridging the skills gap and boosting services will be top priorities for manufacturers over the coming year. Antony Bourne, IFS global industry director for manufacturing, outlines his three key predictions for 2017 and beyond. Read the entire article from The Manufacturer by clicking here.
Paul Harrington (Professor at Drexel University) was featured in the article “How Employers and Policymakers Can Improve Job Opportunities for Young People” which ran on Forbes.com last week. The article covers teen employment (only about 26% of teens and young adults are employed) and how policymakers are working to solve the teen employment problem. To see […]
Kentucky is among 10 states that JP Morgan Chase has awarded $2 million New Skills for Youth grant, designed to help close what Gov. Matt Bevin considers a “tech skills gap” by aligning high school training to make seniors either job-ready or college-career ready when they’ve earned their diplomas. Click here to read more about the New […]
What are the top in-demand workforce skills for the coming year? Analysts with the most well-known learning and recruitment platforms have been focusing on the key skill sets that make candidates successful. Udemy for Business, which is the online marketplace for team virtual learning, released their Learning Index Report, which highlighted the emerging skills and […]