Engineers are the most satisfied with all aspects of their jobs when compared to other job seekers, but less than half (37 percent) say that their employers are willing to offer the training needed to support their jobs, according to a new survey released by Monster.com.
Statistics are hard to come by on how prevalent cross-training has become, but there are numerous companies that have reported instituting cross-training programs, both to increase productivity and as an adaptive strategy in an economy where businesses are getting by with fewer employees than they had five years ago.
According to recent reports released by The U.S. Energy Department, there’s been “record growth across the U.S. wind market.”
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“In 2012, wind energy became the number one source of new U.S. electricity generation capacity for the first time,” the report finds, “representing 43 percent of all new electric additions and accounting for $25 billion in U.S. investment.” Read more