Category Archives: On-the-Job Training

Apprenticeships and Training in Alabama Features and Benefits of Apprenticeship Programs in Alabama Apprenticeships are an employee training system that’s tested within a certain amount of time. Apprenticeships combine on-the-job (OJT) and classroom related directives with structured on-the-job learning experiences. These activities take place while under the supervision of a craft professional in which trainees/workers […]

Top Occupations and their Locations 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Meeting the Demand for Job Training in America It’s one thing to bring jobs back to America and another to fill those jobs with a highly-skilled labor force. And whether we are bringing jobs back to America or creating new jobs in America, the skills required by those jobs are likely to have changed. Economies, and […]