Sustainable Economic Growth Begins with a Skilled Workforce
An employer-aligned, demand-driven comprehensive approach to skills development is essential to helping businesses across all sectors better access skilled workers in order to grow, innovate and increase productivity. Read more here.
An American Apprenticeship Renaissance is in the Making
Since the dawn of our democracy, the American Dream has been about opportunity and the fact that anyone from anywhere in society can pursue and achieve a life where they are safe to live, love, and be happy…Read more here.
How U.S. Companies Use and Adapt the Apprenticeship Model to Create an Innovative Workforce
I was honored to work with my former colleagues at the Department of Commerce Office of the Chief Economist on the report that Secretary Penny Pritzker released today…Read more here.
What Manufacturers Are Saying About MEP
The Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) is a public-private partnership with a national network of thousands of trusted business advisors, manufacturing experts, and partners…Read more here.
U.S. Department of Commerce Report Shows Business Case for Apprenticeships
U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker today announced the release of a Department of Commerce report, “The Benefits and Costs of Apprenticeships”…Read more here.
Closing Tech Gaps Can Fortify Advanced Manufacturing and Save $100 Billion Annually, NIST Studies Say
To spur significant innovation and growth in advanced manufacturing, as well as save over $100 billion annually, U.S. industry must rectify currently unmet needs for measurement and “proof-of-concept” demonstrations…Read more here.