Category: Addressing the SkillsGap

This Isn’t Your Daddy’s Vo Tech – Part 2

Welcome or welcome back. In Part 1, I noted that the percentage of “middle jobs”, those requiring some college but not a 4-yr degree, have risen dramatically as the workforce has grown. In 1973, there were about 11 million of these jobs in the US. Now, it is estimated that there are over 41 million. The need has almost quadroupled in the past 45 … Read More This Isn’t Your Daddy’s Vo Tech – Part 2

This Isn’t Your Daddy’s Vo Tech! – Part 1

Would you agree that much has changed in 30 years? Put another way, what is the same today as it was in 1987? That was the year that Michael Jackson was “Bad”, and Rick Astley was “Never Gonna Give You Up”. High school students were either “college prep” or “vo-tech”. Being a vo-tech student didn’t have a great vibe. Usually it meant you weren’t … Read More This Isn’t Your Daddy’s Vo Tech! – Part 1