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Michele Economou Ureste
The skills gap is a well-known barrier to technological and economic leadership in our region and the world, yet it remains among our greatest challenges. The talent shortage is likely most pronounced in the...
Michigan is hiring. Yet, at any given moment, tens of thousands of job openings remain unfilled throughout the region — in health care, information technology, advanced manufacturing, and scores of other occupations — threatening to slow down our economy. We’ve all heard about the skills gap as a root cause of this dilemma, yet when it comes to training and upskilling avenues, there needs to be greater awareness and consideration of apprenticeships as a true and viable option.