Category Archives: Job Training

Top Occupations In an earlier blog, I created a composite ‘desirability’ index for 2026 occupations, based on their rankings for growth, number employed, and salary. In this blog, I use the location quotient to identify the top states and top metropolitan areas for the five top occupations (on the desirability index). The five top occupations […]

OJT.com, an American Worker Story OJT.com provides the best occupational opportunities for job seekers and training developers. There are a 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 […]

  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 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 […]

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 for 11.7% of the nation’s economic output. A recent survey by the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Cybercrime will cost the world $6 trillion by 2021, and there aren’t enough cybersecurity workers to douse the fires caused by new, sophisticated attacks targeting business organizations and government agencies. America needs men and women who are passionate about technology and serving the best interests of their country. Think you have it in you to […]

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 […]