The nation’s workforce is undergoing a profound shift as many of today’s seasoned workers reach traditional retirement age. As such, demand for professionals in the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields is forecast to dramatically outpace the supply of STEM workers.
Many workers are interested in pursuing ongoing education to advance their careers. However, while the majority of professionals (85 percent) indicate that continuing their education has career benefits, only 52 percent of those who were offered tuition reimbursement took advantage of the opportunity, a new education survey reveals. Read more
Much has been made about the skills gap in U.S. manufacturing and how to address the problem. Much less has been made about what might be one of the most effective methods of attracting, retaining and developing talent: mentoring. Read more