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California expands successful apprenticeship program

The search for skilled labor is an enduring one, especially in the so-called “middle skills” jobs that require an education beyond high school but...

Closing the college-employer communications gap

JPMorgan Chase’s decision to end on-campus recruiting has sounded alarm bells in higher education. But not for the reasons you may think. The bank...

Manufacturers turn to local partnerships to upskill workers

Manufacturing job growth is slowing. After adding 22,000 jobs a month in 2018, the industry has seen that number drop to 6,000 a month...

Thomas Finke on everyone’s right to a college degree

Thomas Finke, chairman and CEO of Barings, discusses access to four-year degrees and their importance in the workforce at the 2019 Milken Global Conference. “Should...

“It is time to admit that ‘Houston, we have a problem.’”

Most of us know that higher education — long considered an economic equalizer — has become increasingly less affordable for students and their families,...

Eliminating the barriers to meaningful employment and successful careers

For generations, a college education has been seen as the best path to a good job. The conventional wisdom has gone something like this:...

Women in Tech: Cultivating Diversity

It seems as though the world experiences a new technological advance every other day. But despite this ongoing revolution, and the jobs it generates,...

Future of Education: The job-first, college included model

Are we experiencing the beginning of the end of higher education as we know it? Several forces are causing a disruption in the traditional...

Skillist wants to level the playing field for millions without college...

When Caroline Fay first met her now-business partner Ananth Kasturiraman, they bonded over an important question: “Why are so many Americans being left out...

Soaring demand for medical assistants prompts innovative training solution

By 2029, as the baby boomer generation continues to grow older, more than 20 percent of the U.S. population is expected to be age 65...