Friday, September 12, 2014

Festo brings much-needed German-style skills training to the U.S.

According to Georgetown labor economist Anthony Carnevale (via the Wall Street Journal), “two million U.S. jobs go unfilled because of shortfalls in skills, training or education.” One German company, Festo, thinks it has the solution: a German-style vocational program that will apprentice students and young professionals to train them in what employers and jobs require for successful careers.

Walmart's U.S. Manufacturing Summit Outlines the Reshoring of 250 Billion in U.S. Made Goods

Watch the Summit presentation to see how Walmart is refocusing on America by focusing effort and dollars on reshoring:

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