High-demand jobs in the U.S. are going unfilled in many cases due to a lack of applications. For example, job-posting aggregator Indeed.com found recently that one third of all cyber-security postings failed to draw even a single application suggesting a potential gap between the number of jobs in the high-demand field and the number of interested or qualified applicants seeking the positions.
To bridge this skill gap, the California Community Colleges (CCC) system has increased the type of training services it provides to learners statewide. The CCC’s effort is just the latest example of how community colleges consider new ways to resolve the “disconnect between learning and job preparation.” That’s according to an Education Dive article on increased investment in start-ups. Click here to access the full story, California Community Colleges Envision Workforce Development 2.0.