OJT.com, an American Worker Story OJT.com provides the best occupational opportunities for job seekers and training developers. There are several other good job-related and training-related websites, some government-affiliated, on the internet (O*net, careeronestop). These websites provide an abundance of reference material for those that know what they are looking for. However, you may still be […]

Futures for Training Development Health Care and Social Assistance and Manufacturing In a changing economy, strategies for developing job training requirements should focus more on where will be in the future than where are in the present. The lead time for job training development and adoption can easily be a couple of years. If the […]

Reskilling America’s Workers The July 2018 report by the Council of Economic Advisors, titled Addressing America’s Reskilling Challenge, discusses many of the challenges American companies face in filling new job opportunities with skilled workers. Among these is the loss of jobs due to automation (about 14%) and substantive changes in the tasks performed for existing […]

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 […]

Most Desirable Occupations for 2026 – Statistical Information When I look at some of the occupational data published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), I get a little lost trying to figure out the bottom line. For example, one table of occupational data published by BLS lists hundreds of rows of occupations with multiple […]

OJT.com – Your First Stop for 2026 Training and Career Opportunities OJT.com – Your First Stop for 2026 Training and Career Opportunities to assess the most opportunistic areas for training providers and occupation seekers in the 2026 timeframe. Our analysis of industry data shows you the industries with the steepest growth trajectory in each state […]

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 […]