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Why the U.S. Desperately Needs More Vocational Training & Apprenticeships

The manufacturing talent gap is growing. “Help Wanted” signs will be popping up across the U.S. in the next ten years as the manufacturing sector seeks to fill 3.4 million job openings, a recent report by Deloitte Consulting LLP and the Manufacturing Institute predicted. But there won’t be enough skilled workers for all of those jobs: the […] Read Article “Why the U.S. Desperately Needs More Vocational Training & Apprenticeships”

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Employers Are Asking: How Will the Election Impact the Economy?

Employers are keeping a close eye on the economy and the markets in the next two months as a wild presidential race engulfs the country. They are asking: Should they increase hiring, freeze it or cut back? Many experts say the economy is relatively stable and they expect slow but steady growth in the months […] Read Article “Employers Are Asking: How Will the Election Impact the Economy?”

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DNC/RNC Recap: The Most Important Job Interview of All Time

We are collectively in the midst of the most important (and most drawn-out) job interview of all time. The President of the United States will soon retire from office, and it’s up to the American people to hire his replacement. Last week, the Democratic National Convention wrapped up in Philadelphia, and the Republican National Convention […] Read Article “DNC/RNC Recap: The Most Important Job Interview of All Time”

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2016 Presidential Election: Start Your Career on the Campaign Trail

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’re well aware that the U.S. is in the midst of a heated election. But that’s not the only political contest happening at the moment. “This year in politics is the World Series, the Super Bowl and the Stanley Cup rolled into one,” said Matt Keelen, a former […] Read Article “2016 Presidential Election: Start Your Career on the Campaign Trail”

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How Will Brexit Impact the U.S. Economy and Jobs?

June 27, 2016 UPDATE, 9:47 am: The Dow Jones dropped 180 points on the opening bell Monday, continuing the sharp decline from Friday when it dropped more than 600 points in the wake of the Brexit vote. UPDATE, 9:00 am: “Day four after the seismic referendum result and the only thing that’s crystal clear is that the […] Read Article “How Will Brexit Impact the U.S. Economy and Jobs?”