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Workforce News July 25- July 31

Wednesday, August 7, 2019   (0 Comments)
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July 31st

CNBC

Heidi Heitkamp: Countering the China Threat Will Take Much More than Tariffs

Heidi Heitkamp 

“It also means thinking creatively about approaches to workforce development and training that enhance apprenticeships and public-private training partnerships.”

https://www.cnbc.com/2019/07/30/heidi-heitkamp-countering-the-china-threat-will-take-much-more-than-tariffs.html

 

July 30th

The Rio Grande Herald 

Texas Workforce, STC Partner for Job-Ready Training in the RGV

No Stated Author 

“An Apprenticeship Texas Expansion grant (ATG) in the amount of $173,470.69 will provide support to workforce boards to engage local industry and workforce partners in developing and expanding new Registered Apprenticeship (RA) training programs and existing RA training programs.”

https://www.riograndeherald.com/single-post/2019/07/30/Texas-Workforce-STC-Partner-for-Job-Ready-Training-in-the-RGV

 

July 29th

Forbes 

How to Future-Proof Your Freelance Skills for the Long Term

Abdullahi Muhammed 

“The future of work will not be about degrees. It will increasingly become about the skills you have. And few (if any schools) can provide you with a comprehensive skill set that will withstand the impact of new tech disruptions on your career field.”

https://www.forbes.com/sites/abdullahimuhammed/2019/07/29/how-to-future-proof-your-freelance-skills-for-the-long-term/#1c2d278435db

 

July 28th

TechCrunch 

Last-Mile Training and the Future of Work in an Expanding Gig Economy

Ryan Craig 

“The future of work is so uncertain that perhaps the only possible job security exists for the person who can credibly claim to be an expert on the future of work.”

https://techcrunch.com/2019/07/28/last-mile-training-and-the-future-of-work-in-an-expanding-gig-economy/

 

July 26th

Forbes

The Automated Future: Amazon is Ready…Are you?

Jason Wingard 

“To groom their team members for roles in the future workplace, either within their company or in an entirely different industry, leadership should place a high priority on education and reskilling.”

https://www.forbes.com/sites/jasonwingard/2019/07/26/the-automated-future-amazon-is-readyare-you/#13b8fe4c1f9d

 

Healthcare IT News

Froedtert Health Pushes Workforce Development with High School-Based Learning Center

Bill Siwicki 

“The provider organization, fresh off a successful reimplementation of its electronic health record, recently introduced new career paths within information technology. The IT department’s career development work leverages the health system’s overall workforce development efforts that include launching a job center in partnership with the Milwaukee Bucks professional basketball team.”

https://www.healthcareitnews.com/news/froedtert-health-pushes-workforce-development-high-school-based-learning-center

 

Tech Target 

Trump HR Plan May Politicize Federal Workforce

Patrick Thibodeau 

“The merger calls for giving federal workforce policy control to the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB). The White House argued this change will help establish an enterprise-wide HR strategy for the federal government.”

https://searchhrsoftware.techtarget.com/news/252467434/Trump-HR-plan-may-politicize-federal-workforce

 

July 25th

Kenosha News 

Business Leaders Must Think How They Build Their Workforce

James Lawson 

“The National Coalition of Certification Centers conference at Gateway Technical College featured a panel Thursday on ‘Innovation and the Future of Work.’ The moderator was Ron Painter.”

https://www.kenoshanews.com/news/business/business-leaders-must-rethink-how-they-build-their-workforce/article_82745ecb-080a-590a-b400-5965bd6d0142.html#1 

 

The White House Press Release 

Remarks by President Trump at the Pledge to America’s Workers One-Year Celebration

President Donald Trump 

“We all know, as Ivanka said, that there is a skills gap.  So what you’re doing to help bridge that gap by focusing government, private industry, as well as academia on this, with your focus on workforce and the American worker, is what’s going to make a difference for this country.”

https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefings-statements/remarks-president-trump-pledge-americas-workers-one-year-celebration/


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