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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...
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 ...
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...
Jun 28, 2019
Great Jobs participates in home education conference
The Great Jobs project participated in a home education conference attended by over 700 parents from May 31 to June 1. T...
Jun 26, 2019
Minneapolis: Home to the Future of Career and Technical Education
As demand explodes for skilled workers in advanced manufacturing and the trades in Minnesota, the value of top-notch Car...
Jun 18, 2019
Czary Knights for American Manufacturing?
The Washington Post reported on Monday (June 17) that Michigan Sen. Gary Peters was gearing up to propose (in the newspa...
Jun 14, 2019
Big Lake High School leads the way in work-based learning
As Minnesota maneuvers through very real workforce challenges, Big Lake High School is stepping in to help close the ski...
Jun 10, 2019
Going with the FLOE: Students gain real-life job experience in manufacturing
Source: Lynn Mizner, Aitkin Independent Age McGregor-based FLOE International is partnering with Aitkin High School to i...
May 21, 2019
Keeping Greater Minnesota strong: How educators and employers can harness technological change
While employers across our state are facing workforce development challenges, nowhere is the crisis more acute than in G...
May 21, 2019
MN manufacturers report worker shortage hinders growth
The inability to attract qualified labor is impeding manufacturing companies’ ability to grow, according to results of a...