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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...
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...
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...
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...
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.” ...
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...
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: ...
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...