With unemployment down and continuing to decrease since the height of the recession in 2009, many believe the economy is back on track and headed in the right direction. But probably not the 9 million workers that still remain unemployed. The bigger picture with unemployment and our current economy has to do with a skills mismatch. As it currently stands, there are 5 million jobs today that are going unfilled because employers can't find skilled workers to fill them. How do we fill that skills gap? It all begins with training and educating today's workers for today's jobs. And U.S. Secretary of Commerce agrees mightily, read on to see how she's made job-driven training a priority for the Department of Commerce.
Unemployment is Down, but the Skills Gap is Up
May 06, 2015