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LinkedIn CEO says college degrees are overrated and more vocational training is needed

November 22, 2016 By Riley McDermid From College degrees are overvalued in America and the job market could benefit from putting more stock in vocational training and skills, LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner said in an interview in San Francisco this week. Weiner made his remarks at Recode’s Code Enterprise conference in San Francisco on […]

Top Jobs Where Employers Can’t Find Enough Candidates

November 2, 2016 By Surajit Dasgupta From Despite a slowing global growth, 40 per cent of employers across the world are having difficulty filling positions. This is according to a recent survey from global staffing solutions provider ManpowerGroup. It is a 200-basis-point increase from last year’s level and the highest percentage of employers reporting […]

Technicians Among Hard-to-fill Job Positions

October 18, 2016 From SINGAPORE — More employers are having problems filling job vacancies, a worldwide survey has found, reflecting the mismatch in jobs and skills that government leaders recently highlighted while addressing the rising number of layoffs. The Talent Shortage Survey, released on Tuesday (Oct 18) by workforce solutions provider ManpowerGroup, showed that […]

New Finance Program Starting At Six Delaware Schools

September 20, 2016 By Saranac Hale Spencer From Six schools across Delaware are launching a financial education program geared toward under-served students. The curriculum was developed by a New York-based nonprofit group called NAF, which partners with schools across the country to equip teachers to educate low-income students in specialty areas. The state Department […]

House Passes Perkins Reauthorization Bill

September 15, 2016 From On Tuesday, September 13, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 5587, the Strengthening CTE for the 21st Century Act, by a vote of 405 to 5! ACTE and Advance CTE applauded the bill’s passage in a joint statement on the bill: The passage of H.R. 5587 is an important […]

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