USA Today Report Highlights Need for Middle-Skill Job Training

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According to a new analysis by USA Today, more than 2.5 million new middle-skill jobs will be added to the workforce by 2017, accounting for almost 40% of job growth.

Middle-skill jobs — like electricians, pipefitters, and food industry technicians — require training past high school, but not a four-year college degree. Anthony Carnevale, director of the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, commented: “There’s a new middle. It’s tougher, and takes more skill.” Read More