According to a new report from the Georgetown University Center for Education and the Workforce, the demand for STEM skills is skyrocketing in other industries and occupations.…
Here are your links for the week. Enjoy!
- House Republicans Eliminate Job Training Funding (Again!)–Long, but useful article on how the House is attempting to cut $2.2 billion from WIA and Wagner-Peyer under the guise of shifting from a program to a fiscal year.
- Best Places for One Stops–There's an interesting discussion happening in the NAWDP LinkedIn group on the best places for locating One Stops and ideas about virtual One Stops.
As everyone returns to work after the 2011 GSETA Conference, here's your round-up of links for the week:
- Fact Sheet on the American Jobs Act–from the White House, this fact sheet lays out the major provisions in President Obama's proposed legislation.
Here's your round-up of links for the week:
- Why Our Employment Figures are Wrong–Reuters points out that 1/3 of the workforce–the latest number believed to be employed as freelance/contingent workers–are not included in the BLS employment statistics.
There are some great links in this week's round-up, especially around the economy, job creation and how work is changing.
- Growing Structural Evidence: Skills Mismatch Between Idle Workers and Vacant Jobs–"Technological advances have automated many low and middle-skill jobs.
One of the important tasks before every WIB and One-Stop is understanding the changing nature of work and its implications for the workforce.…