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By Joan Andrews, RTWBC

Are we really looking at all available talent? Over the next few weeks, we will be discussing the challenges that all employers are experiencing - the skills gap. Where and how do employers find the talent they need in the face of a retiring workforce, the brain drain, relocating youth, ill prepared and a lack of knowledge of job growth opportunities in skills-based sectors? 

By Joan Andrews, RTWBC

As we continue to discuss the skills gap, is the delayed retirement trend a win-win for both employers and workers? 

By Joan Andrews, RTWBC

Did you know that doctors became physicians through apprenticeships until 1845?  

Or that Ben Franklin became a master printer through an apprenticeship?

… getting the idea?

By Beverly M. Riddick, RTWBC

Rannell Robertson, 24 years old, was a short order cook when he learned about CODEIT, a coding bootcamp for young adults who reside in New Jersey public housing. 

By Ashley Smith, Contributor, RTWBC

When it comes to student loans, Americans are facing a crisis of epic proportions. It is even worse than most people think. According to Forbes, the amount of outstanding federal student loan debt reached $1.31 trillion in 2017. Student loan debt is now the second highest consumer debt category, 

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  • Industry Manufacturing, Banking, Technology, Energy, Automotive

By Joan Andrews, Ready To Work Business Collaborative

Companies are currently facing an interesting dynamic in terms of talent acquisition: their workforce is comprised of Millennials, Gen Xers, and Baby Boomers, and now even Gen Z is entering the mix. With this dynamic in play, does a company’s diversity strategy contain a component of generational inclusion in addition to varying demographics?

By Beverly M. Riddick, RTWBC

The manufacturing industry faces several major challenges, notably a widening skills gap and an aging workforce. U.S. companies will be facing two million job vacancies by 2025 in manufacturing. So why is this a good thing?

By Beverly Riddick, RTWBC

Picture this: You’ve just nailed the interview. The affable ‘Gen X’ hiring manager is walking you out to the elevator. Suddenly she stops, looks around the open-plan office layout and then turns to you: “Do you think you will fit in here?”

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  • Industry Manufacturing
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