Closing The Skills Gap Becoming A Focus
So many openings for decent-paying jobs; too few workers with the skills to fill them.
That is what the skills gap comes down to.
Policymakers, employers, even jobless workers often point to the mismatch of applicants’ skills with available openings as a primary reason that unemployment — though improving — remains stubbornly high five years into the recovery. From Cleveland to Washington, D.C., efforts are being made to close the gap.