Stagnate unemployment numbers continue to concern many community leaders and policy makers, but the reality is many workers are ill-suited for available jobs.
I've been enjoying GreenBiz's coverage of Rio+20 this week. In their piece about environmental public-private partnerships, writers Tensie Wheland (Rainforest Alliance) and John Williams (Domtar Corporation) write:
Today, literacy in technology has become equally as important as literacy in the English language. Computers are used to calibrate machines and settings, which in turn improves productivity and increases efficiency. Practiced and proficiently trained workers are in high demand as technological advancements are rapidly introduced and international competition increases.
The nation’s colleges and universities must do a better job of closing the growing divide between the education and skills of the American workforce and the needs of employers, according to a new U.S.
Today we come to our fifth and final blog post leading up to the release of Leaders & Laggards: A State-by-State Report Card on Public Postsecondar
By Keith J. Peden, senior vice president of Human Resources and Security for Raytheon Company.
Over the course of our continuing series leading up to the release of our report, Leaders & Laggards: A State-by-State Report Card on Public Postsecondary Education
In Walter Isaacson’s biography of Steven Jobs, a transformative moment occurs when Jobs returns to Apple (where he’d been fired a few years before) and rescues the company from collapse.
We started the lead-up to the June 19th release of our report, Leaders & Laggards: A State-by-State Report Card on Public Postsecondary Education, with a look at the skyrocketing costs and inefficiency of higher education in the blog “One Really Expensive Graduation Party.” The second part of the series went into more detail on one of the leading causes of that inefficiency