The Skills Gap Becomes a Chasm
One of the central themes that we monitor regularly at Trends is the "skills gap." This is the difference between the skills possessed by the American work force, and the skills that companies are likely to need from them.
In the cautious post-boom economy of the past three to four years, many professionals have adopted diminished career expectations. Economic growth is rebounding, but unemployment rates have just started
to move, and the talking heads on TV continue to deliver dire predictions of jobs moving o.....