Category Archives: Commentary

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 […]

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 […]

Buy American, Hire American, thus Training America is a BIG PRIORITY. JOIN THE MOVEMENT… The current administration has stated and reiterated many times its commitment to ensuring that American businesses and workers are put first. The President’s economic strategy is to focus on boosting sales of American-made products and hiring more American workers. According to […]

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