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How Some Manufacturers are Building the Workforce of the Future

Posted by Brian Sorenson on September 7, 2017

Topics: Employee Training, Knowledge Transfer, Skills Gap

According to a report by Deloitte and The Manufacturing Institute, there will be two million manufacturing jobs that will have to be filled over the next decade, contrary to incorrect assumptions that manufacturing is dead. Owing to the looming skills gap between workplace needs and the existing available talent, the report suggests that an average U.S. manufacturer could stand to lose an average of $14,000 per open position that remains unfilled.


Why Google’s New $50 Million Upskilling Initiative Matters

Posted by Brian Sorenson on July 28, 2017

Topics: Workforce Development, Employee Training, Skills Gap

USA Today reports that Google.org—Google’s philanthropic arm—has pledged $50 million to better prepare workers to handle the demands of today’s rapidly evolving job market.


New Study Shares Secrets of a Happy Marriage Between Employers & Higher Ed

Posted by Brian Sorenson on June 21, 2017

Topics: Skills Gap, Workforce Development, Success Stories

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