Work-based learning policy: 50-state scan

Across the [United States], employers are reporting a skills gap for middle-skill jobs that require some form of post high school education or training but not a bachelor's degree. Employers report there are insufficient numbers of job applicants with the occupational/technical skills required for open middle-skill positions and that too many applicants lack critical 'soft skills,' and have no relevant work experience. State policymakers have heard employers' concerns and are seeking solutions. One key strategy for filling these skill gaps is work-based learning programs like apprenticeship an ... Show more

Authors: Wilson, Bryan; Mehta, Sapna

Published: Washington, District of Columbia, National Skills Coalition, 2017

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Physical description: 28 p.

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