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Ed Tittel

Let's Combine Head Start Centers and Community Colleges
March 17, 2023

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.

U.S. Jobs: Employment Numbers for February Remain Unexpectedly Strong
March 10, 2023

Ed Tittel says February's "jobs added" tally was not as big a surprise as the count that emerged from January, but that it was still plenty impressive. Steady as she goes!

Pondering the Latest PearsonVUE 'Value of IT Certification' Report
March 3, 2023

Megalithic IT education and testing publishe/facilitator Pearson VUE just cranked out a new version of its periodic "Value of IT Certification" report.

Will The Four-Day Work Week Take Over the World?
February 24, 2023

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.

A Possible Brilliant Future for IT Education?
February 17, 2023

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 Sets Ambitious Goal to Train EMEA IT Workers
February 10, 2023

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.

U.S. Jobs: January Numbers Arrive with a Bang
February 3, 2023

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.

Human Skills vs. Soft Skills: Old Wine in New Bottles?
January 27, 2023

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.

7 Key Attributes of a Highly Workable Home Office
January 20, 2023

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.

U.S. Jobs: Not Really a December to Remember
January 13, 2023

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.

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