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Aug 31, 2019

Legacy program prepares young men for electrical lineman career: “It’s more than just a job”

From left to right: Deon Clark, Abdiaziz Abdinisir, Kamal Holmes, Spencer Roth, and Kyndal Pringles The need for skilled...

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Aug 30, 2019

Steve Grove brings a new, Google-inspired approach to measuring results to DEED

When Steve Grove was named commissioner of Minnesota’s Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) in Janua...

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Aug 29, 2019

Young Americans rethinking the traditional four-year-college career path

A new report in MarketWatch says young Americans are increasingly taking a very different approach to college and career...

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Aug 28, 2019

An innovative training program for aspiring welders pays off

McNeilus Truck and Manufacturing, located in Dodge Center, produces refuse collection and cement mixer trucks. Like many...

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Aug 2, 2019

Twenty Presidential Scholars, More than Technically Speaking

U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVoss, three months ago in May, named 121 high school students “Presidential Scholars.” ...

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Jul 30, 2019

Amazon’s plan to train and credential its own workforce challenges traditional higher ed institutions

Amazon’s recent decision to launch an in-house post-secondary training program for its workforce is getting major attent...

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Jul 30, 2019

Europe’s lesson for America on the talent gap: Hire older workers

Europe, which faces an even more serious workforce shortfall than the U.S. does, is discovering a new source of talent: ...

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Jul 22, 2019

Tips to ‘Remedy’ Construction Labor Shortage

The retiring of Baby Boomers is challenging industries across the country to find new ways to attract and retain qualifi...

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Jul 15, 2019

Where Do Phones Come From? A Manufactured Fact of Life

The National Association of Manufacturers recently announced (July 9, 2019) “a member-driven campaign to raise at least ...

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Jul 12, 2019

“Busting the College-Industrial Complex”

Center of the American Experiment kicked-off our ongoing project “Great Jobs Without a Four-Year Degree” about three yea...

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