December 14, 2015:
A look at this week’s top news surrounding workforce development.
Dow Chemical: Moving Veterans into the Jobs of Tomorrow
Dow Chemical is working to close the skills gap by reskilling returning military veterans and partnering with colleges to upgrade their curricula, helping build a pipeline of advanced manufacturing talent.
Combining Working and Learning to Pursue Passions, Skills and Productivity
If you are juggling the demands of life while going to school and working at the same time, you are not alone. ACT Foundation’s Parminder Jassal discusses the value and benefits of working and learning concurrently.
AT&T: Mobilizing the Workforce
Employers across every industry of the economy are challenged by the skills gap. At AT&T, they’re taking a hands-on approach with their Nanodegree program, which helps workers build skills for success in a software economy.
Work-and-Learn: A Model for Building the 21st Century Workforce
Dane Linn, Vice President for Business Roundtable, overseeing the Education & Workforce Committee, provides an overview of Business Roundtable and the National Network’s efforts to address the skills gap.