If your company is hard pressed to recruit and retain skilled workers or has had to put a promising project on the shelf for lack of trained hands, you might want to read on.
If you answered yes to either question, you’re not alone. Leaders in many companies I meet complain that they just can’t people with the skills they need.
My research shows while many positions in business and industry require university or college degrees, most do not. Skills acquired through apprenticeships and training can open the door to rewarding careers in automotive, business, retailing, horticulture, hospitality, health care, and the building trades. It’s important for people who enter these fields to continue to build their skills, year-by-year or as I call it, continuing to ‘Skill Up’. If your interested in reading more, read an article I wrote for chiefexecutive.net