NIMS Announces Industry Standard for the 21st Century CAM Manufacturing Workforce
The National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) released the first-ever industry Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) standards.
New Interactive Video-Based Online Solar Training for Fire Fighters
The International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) and IREC partnered to create an online training course that is far beyond the PowerPoint click-and-view model.
Moving Across All Fronts: A Skills Gap Update
“We need to make sure individuals get and keep current the skills to succeed in today’s workforce, so that they can continue to move along their career pathways to bigger and better jobs.” – John Engler
NIMS Adopts Common Employability Skills (CES) Across Credentialing Programs
The NIMS Board of Directors recently passed a resolution to fully adopt and promote the National Network of Business and Industry Association’s Common Employability Skills (CES) framework. The resolution establishes the CES as the foundational skills framework for all NIMS career pathways, credentials and training programs.
The Right Tool for the Right Jobs
Reviewing the news on almost any day, the terms “skills gap” and “talent shortage” are sure to appear in the headlines. In manufacturing for example, we are facing a projected shortage of 2 million employees in the next decade alone.
Workforce Development Institute (WDI) in Newport Beach, CA
AACC’s WDI 2017 continues to be a pre-eminent opportunity for in-depth exchanges and networking for economic and workforce leaders at community colleges and their partners. The WDI 2017 theme is “Inspiring Innovation.”
National Skills Coalition Skills Summit in Washington DC
The 2017 Skills Summit is at the Capital Hilton in Washington, D.C. with plenaries and content-rich sessions. The plenaries and concurrent sessions will elevate opportunities to advance a national skills agenda through a range of federal policies, including work-based learning, public assistance, higher education, immigration, funding, and infrastructure.
NAWB Annual Forum in Washington DC
The premier event where workforce development professionals and leaders in business, government, labor, and education gather to gain insights into the current state of our nation’s workforce system and consider the goals and policy framework affecting the future of human capital development.
NCRC Annual Conference in Washington DC
NCRC’s Annual Conference is one of the nation’s largest gatherings of community nonprofits, policymakers, government officials, small businesses, banks, and academia, all coming together to create a just economy.