Workforce Training

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Dow's Fast Start program trains workers for 21st century jobs

September 25, 2013

Over the course of his 30-year career with The Dow Chemical Company, Rich Wells has held leadership roles in a wide range of areas including advanced manufacturing and engineering (M&E); business leadership; environment, health and safety (EH&S); energy and climate change; and public policy. He discusses Dow's Fast Start workforce development partnership with Delta College.

More Collaboration Needed to Close Skills Gap

December 28, 2012

A newsworthy number came out of McKinsey & Company’s recently released report Education to Employment: Designing a System That Works: according to estimates by the International Labour Organization, 75 million young people are unemployed worldwide. When taking into account the number of young people underemployed, 75 million triples to an even more astounding 225 million.