It wasn’t long ago when a person in the United States could make a middle class living as long as he or she had an alarm clock and a good work ethic. These jobs often required routine work where a person didn’t need to have broad skill sets to earn a decent living. But, times have changed.
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Imagine interviewing a candidate who lacks interpersonal skills and has less-than-average communication abilities. Immediately, the candidate may be moved to the bottom stack of applicants, regardless of his or her education and experience.
How is California preparing for the needed 1 million career-ready college grads that they will need by 2025?
The growing number of young people who do not have access to modern learning opportunites continues to grow and greatly affect our local communities.
Virginia is moving forward in better equiping the business community for the future.
Kentucky's manufacturing industry continues to grow; however do they have the hands to fill these open positions?
STEP Ahead is working to close the gender gap by attracting the best women towards manufacturing careers.
What are businesses doing to help close the skills gap in this country?