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May 31, 2017

Editor's Comments:  A recent Skills Audit identified that Rawanda is facing a skills gap.  A new program in Technical and Vocational Education & training (TVET) will address this skills gap. 

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The Government of Rwanda and India Export-Import (Exim) Bank, y...

Editor's Comments:  This innovative program will help to close the skills gap in health care.  Other areas facing similar problems should be paying attention and learn.

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The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects the health care industry will add more than...

A study by IPC finds that most electronics companies are having a hard time finding qualified production workers and skilled engineers.

Editor's Comments:   The tech skills gap in manufacturing has been caused by the retirement of the baby boomers combined with an outda...

The UK manufacturing industry is calling on Government to step up and do more to encourage young people to consider engineering as a career and thereby help close the ongoing skills gap.

This is according to a new poll of over 600 industry professionals commissioned by...

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) is endowed with a young, growing and increasingly well-educated population, which, if skilled for tomorrow’s jobs and offered new and productive employment opportunities, has the potential to significantly enhance the region’s gr...

Editor's Comments:  I commend the efforts of NAO (New Employment Opportunities)  to close the gap between the skills of young people and the demand among companies for qualified personnel by addressing these problems in a systemic manner and not simply through isolated...

Up to 1,707 government employees in managerial and technical positions are past the retirement age of 60 but have been retained due to a skills shortage that has hampered their replacement.

A public service report released last week indicates that retained workers who a...

NAIROBI, May 16 (Xinhua) -- Flourishing Sino-Kenya bilateral ties have lately focused on human resources development to bridge skills gap across key economic sectors in the East African nation, an official of the Chinese embassy in Kenya said.

Guo Ce, Economic and Comme...

Editor's Comments:  The ageing or 'silver workforce' is a key part of the skills gap and yet few talent strategies take the opportunity of this demographic into account.  Whether it is manufacturing or technology the issue is the same - too few people to fill the avail...