4 Strategies to Help You Successfully Jump the Skills Gap

Statistics related to the skills gap may cause employers to feel that the issue is impossible to overcome. Nearly forty percent of companies have open positions they are unable to find anyone to fill. Additionally, 61% of companies have settled for hiring people for positions who do not fully meet their skill requirements. The skills […]

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Battling the Skills Gap by Asking the Right Interview Questions

The questions you choose to ask your candidates are crucial and form the foundation of your interview. By asking the right questions, you will gain insight on important things to know about a potential hire. If you ask close-ended questions, you won’t learn anything about how a candidate works and if they will be a […]

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How Apprenticeship Programs Can Solve the Skills Gap Issue

The unfortunate reality today is that a college degree no longer guarantees an easy path to a well-paying job after graduation. As of 2012, 44% of recent college graduates are unemployed or working in jobs that that do not require the degree they have. Moreover, over half of recent college graduates are working jobs that […]

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How to Find Solutions to the Skills Gap Problem

Entry-level candidates are having a harder time than ever before finding jobs. The Economic Policy Institute found that 8.5% of recent college graduates are unemployed. Additionally, the underemployment rate for young college alumni is more than double that at 16.8%. Many job seekers who are fresh out of college are denied work because they do […]

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