THE FUTURE OF Work

THE FUTURE OF Work

IBM Apprenticeship Program Pays While Candidates Prep for Tech Jobs

IBM reworked its hiring after realizing that “there’s over 700,000 [unfilled] tech jobs… there are only about 70,000 [candidates] with a computer science degree.” The new apprenticeship program hopes to bridge the gap.

By Zachery Eanes, The News & Observer  |  February 15, 2020
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Florida Invests $3.7M into Financial Tech Education Grant

The state wants to create a workforce that can support the growing number of financial service employers; Florida State College’s grant will help move them toward that goal. Officials hope this will keep tech talent in the state.

By Steve Patterson, The Florida Times-Union  |  February 14, 2020
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California Valley Hopeful that Megamerger Brings 1,000 Jobs

Kingsburg, Calif., expects to build a call center for the newly merged T-mobile, Sprint company that foresees employing more than 1,000 people. The center hopes to be fully staffed and operational by 2022.

By Tim Sheehan, The Fresno Bee  |  February 13, 2020
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Officials Believe Tech Can Improve Workforce if We Let It

Officials gathered in Manchester, N.H., to discuss the possible, positive implications of technology in the workforce. Technology can be a net gain for the workforce, as long as we ensure it doesn’t widen economic gaps.

By Michael Cousineau, The New Hampshire Union Leader  |  February 11, 2020
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Future of Work Commission Hopes to Redefine Workforce World View

With increasing tech and automation, the next work generation can expect to have 19 jobs over their career, which could require constant skill updating. California’s commission hopes to develop ideas on how to embrace it.

By John Diaz, San Francisco Chronicle  |  February 4, 2020
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