Envisioning Education 4.0
Manufacturing 4.0 is a compelling vision of a new industrial transformation driven by increasingly rapid advances in digital technologies that are led by manufacturing but are spreading throughout the entire economy. A major barrier to the fulfillment of that vision is the growing shortage of workers able to keep pace with those advances due largely […]
Five Steps of Service: Connecting Diverse Talent to the Building Industry
A wholistic approach to work-and-learn is laying a solid foundation for developing talent in the building industry. The Home Builders Institute’s Five Steps of Service approach is an “open entry, skilled exit” work-and-learn model that supports individuals at every stage of the employment continuum. The Five Steps represent essential strategies for connecting talent to good jobs: […]
New Online Resume Generator is Changing HR in Manufacturing
Employers have long struggled to recruit workers with the skills and competencies necessary for hard-to-fill jobs. New technologies in the workplace, the challenges of an expanding global economy, and a widening skills gap have made this task more difficult. Human Resources professionals frequently rely on college degrees to indicate whether a job candidate is qualified […]
Wanted: Tools to Equip Students with Common Employability Skills
The National Network’s Common Employability Skills (CES) framework lays out exactly the foundational skills individuals need for current and future jobs, no matter where they exist. The framework articulates economy-wide skills and describes them using a common language agreed upon by major economic sectors.
We need to fill ‘new collar’ jobs that employers demand: IBM’s Rometty
Today, leaders in business, government and across civil society in the U.S. and around the world are grappling with disruptive changes in technology, markets and society, changes that are having a major impact on economies and employment.