Category: Training News

The latest news, regulation updates, and best practices in the training field.

skills

Understanding Middle-Skill Jobs in Our Current Job Market and Economy

Middle-skill jobs are those jobs that don’t necessarily require a 4-year college degree but do require some college or post-high-school education. And over the past decade or so, middle-skill (also known as “middle-class”) jobs have been a hot topic in discussions surrounding the labor market.

skills

Siemens Brings German-Style Apprenticeship Program to U.S. to Combat Skills Gap

Companies in the United States often bemoan what they see as a skills gap. They say that while there are applicants available for their job openings, those applicants just don’t have the requisite skills and/or education to successfully perform the essential functions of these jobs. The problem becomes increasingly acute when, as is currently the […]

STEM

Boeing and NSF Program Aims to Increase Diversity, STEM

When comparing the United States to the rest of the world, we often hear that American students continue to lag behind much of the rest of the world—and other advanced, industrial nations in particular—when it comes to the so-called STEM subjects: science, technology, engineering, and math.

learning

E-Learning Trends and Technologies You Need to Know About

Currently, the global e-learning market is expected to reach $275.10 billion by 2022, growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.5% during the forecasted period. The market has exploded, as learning technology continues to get more affordable and accessible across the globe. It’s becoming easier and easier for companies of all shapes and […]