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Amazon's massive retraining investment includes nursing and aircraft mechanic degrees
The company will prepare 100,000 workers for advances in automation — and for new ventures it's exploring.
Construction backlog has builders upbeat, but workers are hard to find
According to a recent survey, 78 percent of construction contractors are having a hard time finding workers to fill open positions.
How employee training has suffered in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis
Why the concept of developing workers' skills is still recovering from the Great Recession.
"SNL's" Claire from HR nails workplace harassment, but she won’t be part of your training
About 48 percent of women have experienced sexual harassment in the workplace.
Grin and Bear It
Quartz and Marketplace explore fake happiness in the workplace.
MOOCs 2.0, the corporate edition
Massive open online courses are gaining popularity in job training.
Why 'Apple University' teaches new hires Picasso
The New York Times' Brian Chen on the tech giant's employee training program.
The state of job training around the world: What job training?
Five years after the Great Recession, industrialized countries are still down about 16 million jobs. And many of those without work are in need of a skills upgrade.
Federal job retraining programs are running out of money
The economy's doing better, but unemployment is still at over 8 percent. Lots of jobless workers have turned to federally-funded retraining programs, but as New York Times reporter Motoko Rich reports, funding is running dry.
A slice of pizza with a side of flattery
This final note today. We saw an article about this, a pizza chain in England this morning. Apparently, it's hired a trained classical actor to...