Community colleges are a boon to the regions they serve by preparing local workers for useful and meaningful employment for local employers. Bringing Head Start centers to such campuses makes almost too much sense.
The results of the “world’s largest four-day workweek pilot” in the United Kingdom are coming in, and the news is encouraging. With dozens of companies participating, the majority of managers and workers are over the moon.
Are self-contained, prepackaged courses — so-called "education in a can" — the future of IT learning? Ed Tittel investigates a possible future means of building a workforce equipped with job-ready IT skills and knowledge.
Cisco is affirming its commitment to IT skills-to-jobs training, recently announcing a 10-year goal to train 10 million people in EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) as part of a global effort to skill up 25 million individuals.
With 517,000 jobs added and unemployment dropping to a level not seen since 1969, January was good month for the U.S. economy. Despite recent attention-grabbing tech layoffs, the overall employment picture is rosy.
As it turns out, so-called "human" skills is a synonym for soft skills. What one blogger learned, however, from analyzing the fastest-growing job skills under this heading is worth understanding, and digging into.
Data reveals that roughly two-thirds of the U.S. workforce works from home part-time, and nearly 1 in 5 U.S. workers do it full-time. That makes a usable, productive workspace at home something nearly everybody needs.
The economy voted present in December, neither overperforming nor underperforming. There's not much to be excited about, but also not much to lose sleep over as we roll into a new year of looking at the big picture.