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What will it take to get more Black and Latinx workers in manufacturing jobs?
Manufacturers complain they can't find skilled workers, even as they face a wave of retirements of older white men.
How much is the U.S. investing in apprenticeship programs?
The infrastructure bill that recently passed in the Senate highlights a disturbing and long-neglected shortage in apprenticeship investments.
Training program drives more women to become auto mechanics
One Tennessee high school is persevering with its automotive program, even during the pandemic
Home Depot takes a shot at tackling the construction labor shortage
Home Depot is investing $50 million into residential construction apprenticeships, but that still won't address the labor shortage.
Georgia embraces Germany’s apprenticeship model
Manufacturers are worried they will not have enough skilled workers in the future, so they have started to create apprenticeship programs to train high school students.
Blue-collar jobs that pay 6 figures are going unfilled
'This is an avenue for even some folks with college degrees.'
Baby boomers retrain in sought-after skills
About half of jobs today require more than a high school diploma, but less than a college degree.
Here’s why vocational training is in high demand
With technical skills in demand, vocational programs try to shake old stereotype.
A program that mixes academics with vocational training
Vocational training has changed, and is luring academically-oriented students
Stopping German students in their tracks?
Germany's controversial sorting system determines early on who goes to college.