Closing the skills gap: creating workforce-development programs that work for everyone


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Author: Laboissiere, Martha; Mourshed, Mona


This paper focuses on how to prepare people without college degrees for jobs with promising career paths. It offers five principles that the authors believe should be the foundation of workforce development programs to deal with the serious issue of skills gaps in the United States.

Subjects: Skills and knowledge; Employment; Labour market; Workforce development; Policy; Industry

Keywords: Skill shortage; Human resource development

Geographic subjects: United States; North America

Published: [Place of publication not identified]: McKinsey and Company, 2017

Physical description: 6 p.

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Resource type: Paper

Document number: TD/TNC 128.472

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