• Forget free college. The future of the US workforce depends on an education worth paying for

    4 days ago - By CNBC

    Although 2020 presidential candidates are addressing student loan debt and flaws in the modern education system, they're failing to treat the real issue: universities failing to turn out students with the talent necessary to work in the real world.
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  • A Columbia dean says corporations need to create a 'chief reskilling' officer to help anticipate the workforce of the future. Here's how the university is preparing its students

    A Columbia dean says corporations need to create a 'chief reskilling' officer to help anticipate the workforce of the future. Here's how the university is preparing its students

    4 days ago - By Business Insider

    Companies are pivoting to digital, but staffing up with the talent necessary to make that jump is becoming increasingly difficult.
    To bypass the talent wars, corporations are investing heavily in reskilling the existing workforce for the jobs of the future.
    A "chief reskilling officer," should be managing that effort, according to Jason Wingard, the dean of the School of Professional Studies at Columbia University.
    The institution is taking a number of steps to better prepare its students for those future career paths, including a greater emphasis on developing soft skills, like public...
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