Community Colleges And Tech Companies Are Co-Branding Credentials To Solve The Skills Gap

Too often, we’re asking students to spend years getting a degree only to end up in a job that doesn’t require one, because they don’t have the right skills. Partnerships between colleges and providers that teach platform-centric skills can help change that.
— Read on www.forbes.com/sites/allisondulinsalisbury/2019/04/08/community-colleges-and-tech-companies-are-co-branding-credentials-to-solve-the-skills-gap/amp/

High School & the Future of Work | XQ Institute

High School & the Future of Work | XQ Institute
— Read on xqsuperschool.org/future-of-work

The 5 Top Careers in IT for 2019

Information technology careers are growing faster than average. Learn the 5 roles that are growing the quickest and what it takes to work in them.
— Read on www.purdueglobal.edu/blog/information-technology/5-top-it-careers-2019/

Top 5 tech skills data scientists need, and how to learn them – TechRepublic

Data science job candidates can boost their resumes by honing these skills through these free or low-cost resources, according to Indeed Prime.
— Read on www.techrepublic.com/article/top-5-tech-skills-data-scientists-need-and-how-to-learn-them/

Apprenticeship: Expanding Apprenticeship: Return on Investment (ROI)

TranZed Apprenticeships has an app that it’s staff use in the field, that gathers information from the employer through their “Open4Apprenticeship Toolkit” It then gives the employer immediate feedback on the cost savings and ROI through apprenticeships.

The app allows TranZed team members to send a PDF to the employer showing the costs savings /ROI month by month against the direct hire costs.

This is proving crucial as part of their Employer Engagement Process.

It is a great tool and additional to the excellent tools and resources listed below.

If you are an employer who is curious about the potential ROI that apprenticeship can bring, or you just want more info, contact: championp@tranzed.org

Funded by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration (ETA), WorkforceGPS is ETA’s online technical assistance and training website. Intended for Federal grantees, educators, business leaders, and workforce professionals nationwide, WorkforceGPS features virtual training events, communities of practice, collections, research materials, and a wealth of resources to help design and implement workforce development programs.
— Read on apprenticeshipusa.workforcegps.org/resources/2017/08/29/12/43/Expanding-Apprenticeship-Return-on-Investment-ROI

The U.S. Cities With The Most STEM Jobs [Infographic]

Given the importance of hi-tech jobs to the U.S. economy, which metropolitan regions boast the highest employment rates in STEM fields?
— Read on www.forbes.com/sites/niallmccarthy/2019/04/17/the-u-s-cities-with-the-most-stem-jobs-infographic/