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U.S. Manufacturing: Job Training the Way Ahead to Bridge Critical Skills Gap Manufacturing has been a major contributor to the US economy. Being the largest in the world, about 18.2% of the global goods are manufactured in the U.S. In 2016, $2.18 trillion was contributed to the GDP from the manufacturing sector alone which accounts […]

IT Sector Needs to Focus on Job Training Programs to Meet Growing Skills Demand Job creation has been the focus of governments in the U.S. According to the Bureau of Labor statistics there were five million jobs available in 2015 overall out of which an estimated 545,000 jobs were available in the IT sector. Job […]

How Alabama Benefits from the Decision at Blue Origin to Build Rocket Engines in Huntsville Rocket City, Alabama The recent announcement by Blue Origin is all set to bring in 342 new jobs in the manufacturing sector in lieu of the $200 million investment to build a rocket engine in Alabama. Blue Origins, a privately […]

Closing Skills Gap Is a Must to Boost Made in America The “Made in America” week concluded on July 22 where indigenously made products from 50 states across the nation were showcased at the White House. The list of products displayed ranged from bucket trucks from Alabama, NASA space suit from Delaware, apparel from Kentucky, […]

How Robotics Will Affect the American Workforce Over the Next 10 Years There is no consensus on how robotics ‘is most definitely’ going to affect employment and job training in America. Though a lot of doom and gloom stories have filled our minds with a suspicion that we may be replaced with super-intelligent non-living beings that […]

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