Universities Aren’t Working. Here’s How We Fix Them

Graduates currently face the prospect of applying for jobs for which their degree has not prepared them, only to have to swiftly learn new skills while on the job. There has to be a better way.
— Read on www.forbes.com/sites/kimnilsson/2019/09/12/universities-arent-working-heres-how-we-fix-them/

Federal report says U.S. needs more technical workers, not necessarily with bachelor’s degrees

Federal report suggests that bias toward the bachelor’s degree is contributing to potential shortfall of millions of electricians and welders.
— Read on www.insidehighered.com/news/2019/09/10/federal-report-says-us-needs-more-technical-workers-not-necessarily-bachelors

Make apprenticeships a triple win

In this Big Picture Interview, learn how pairing experienced talent with rookies and the right trainers promotes engagement.
— Read on www.plantservices.com/

Where small businesses can get help finding apprentices – MoneyWeek

Many small businesses are keen to take on young apprentices. Here’s where to get help.
— Read on moneyweek.com/513830/where-small-businesses-can-get-help-finding-apprentices/