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October 12, 2017

A new Harris Poll for the American Staffing Association (ASA) found that half of U.S. adults have never heard of the term "Skills Gap".  Read the study summary here. 

October 3, 2017

Can't find the people you need for all those tech projects?  Get used to it!  Baby Boomers are retiring and there simply are not enough people to replace them in this tech centric world.  

Winning the Talent Wars will require ingenuity!

Instead of focusing on what y...

October 3, 2017

When it comes to recruiting a team of talented people for their organizations top organizations have a lot in common.  They all have a strong recruiting culture.  To create a strong recruiting culture with an emphasis on attracting and hiring top candidates the followi...

Editor's Comments:  According to the article, demand for highly-skilled workers within Southeast Asia is projected to grow by 41%, or 14 million workers, between 2010 and 2025.  The goal of facilitating the movement of skilled workers within countries has merit but the...

Editor's Comments: Like many other countries around the world, India could face a skills gap due to new technologies, ever changing skills requirements and outdated curricula. The good news is that unlike many countries they have a young and vibrant population.  The re...

Editor's Comments:  This is an excellent and insightful article by Elizabeth Mann, on the benefits of the new GI Bill.  It certainly could help to close the skills gap! 

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The largest expansion of college aid for military veterans in a decade, the Harry W. Colm...

Editor's Comments:  This article provides some practical advice for companies trying to fill Cyber Security openings.  

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The skill gap is affecting almost each and every aspect of an organization, including cybersecurity. According to Cyber Seek, while there ar...

Most of us in the UK IT industry are aware that we are facing a skills gap. The demand for expertise in analyzing big data continues to grow, while Brexit threatens to make it harder to bring in skilled people from elsewhere in Europe. The question we need to address i...

The digital revolution is changing the face of IT and the skill requirements of those doing the work. Do businesses have the right talent for the future, and what about the mainframe world? 

Editor's Comments:  This article hits on many of the things that I emphasize wi...

July 10, 2017

Editor's Comments:  Skilled press operators are yet another industry segment affected by the skills gap.  SkillsUSA has been going since 1967 and it is great to see Xerox step-up and sponsor the competition. 

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — July 10, 2017 — As a generation o...

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