The New Age of Workforce Development

While America struggles to create new jobs, manufacturers and other employers are continually struggling to fill jobs that require technical skills. According to one study, some 600,000 jobs in manufacturing remained unfilled due to a lack of qualified candidates. This issue of the GrayWay explores what states, employers, and educational institutions are doing to try and solve this problem, narrowing the skills gap and preparing America’s workforce for success in not only today’s jobs, but the jobs of tomorrow.

While America struggles to create new jobs, manufacturers and other employers are continually struggling to fill jobs that require technical skills. According to one study, some 600,000 jobs in manufacturing remained unfilled due to a lack of qualified candidates. This issue of the GrayWay explores what states, employers, and educational institutions are doing to try and solve this problem, narrowing the skills gap and preparing America’s workforce for success in not only today’s jobs, but the jobs of tomorrow.

December 08, 2011

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