Category Archives: Made in America

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]