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ACICS Terminated, Agency Allowed Predatory For-Profit Colleges To Thrive

ACICS Terminated, Agency Allowed Predatory For-Profit Colleges To Thrive

The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools, or ACICS, has been under scrutiny for continuing to accredit colleges whose students had strikingly poor outcomes. By Annie Waldman ProPublica, Sep. 22, 2016 — The Education Department announced today (Sept. 22) that it is stripping the powers of one of the nation’s largest accreditors of for-profit schools. The […]

VIDEO: 7 Skills Students Need To Succeed In The Workplace Of Future

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VIDEO: 7 Skills Students Need To Succeed In The Workplace Of Future

Tony Wagner, co-director of Harvard’s Change Leadership Group, has identified what he calls a “global achievement gap,” which is the leap between what even our best schools are teaching, and the must-have workplace skills of the future: * Critical thinking and problem-solving * Collaboration across networks and leading by influence * Agility and adaptability * […]

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Pro Bono: Accenture Trains 320,000 Worldwide In New Job Skills

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Pro Bono: Accenture Trains 320,000 Worldwide In New Job Skills

Management consulting firm Accenture says it has exceeded its Skills to Succeed program goal of by 2015 training 250,000 people worldwide in the skills necessary to get a job or build a business. Accenture says that thought is corporate citizenship initiative program, Skills to Succeed, it has already equipped more than 320,000 people with skills […]

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Corporate Training Spending Training Up 12% In 2012, Study Finds

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Corporate Training Spending Training Up 12% In 2012, Study Finds

Corporate training spending rose 12% on average in 2012, a sign that amidst greater financial stability, organizations are focused on reskilling their workforces, a new study found. The fining is one of the results of human resources consulting firm Bersin by Deloitte’s new training industry study, “The Corporate LearningFactbook 2013: Benchmarks, Trends, and Analysis of the […]

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Infographic: What Employers Want

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Infographic: What Employers Want

Infographic: What Employers Want Despite high unemployment, some U.S. employers can’t find enough workers with the right qualifications to fill their jobs. While the U.S. economy is growing slowly, there are industries and areas of the country — such as those at the center of the oil and gas boom — that are expanding rapidly. […]

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Youth Unemployment: ILO Chief Says Less Austerity, More Investment Needed

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Youth Unemployment: ILO Chief Says Less Austerity, More Investment Needed

ILO News– International Labour Organization (ILO) chief Guy Ryder has called for less austerity and more investments to promote a jobs recovery at a time when the youth unemployment crisis threatens to scar “the very fabric of our societies.” Ryder stressed that  measures promoting youth employment should be shielded from austerity policies and that spending […]

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Coding for GOOD And A Good Job; Innovative Talent Hunt Bridges Job Skills Gap

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Coding for GOOD And A Good Job; Innovative Talent Hunt Bridges Job Skills Gap

Learn new job skills for free, show it off and get god job—all on the Internet? Here’s the story of an interesting way of training people, giving them usable in-demand job skills people AND then hiring them. This is really a demo for one company’s online education and training platform, but it does demonstrate how […]

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ManpowerGroup Urges Employers Work With Educators To Advance Job Training

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ManpowerGroup Urges Employers Work With Educators To Advance Job Training

International staffing firm ManpowerGroup is advocating that U.S. companies develop the skills of their local populations by collaborating with regional educators The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released 5 October 2012, reported the overall September jobless rate declined to 7.8 % from August’s 8.1% rate. The U.S. private sector added 114,000 new jobs last month, […]

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SHRM-Achieve Survey: Higher Education Levels Will Soon Be Required Most Jobs

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SHRM-Achieve Survey: Higher Education Levels Will Soon Be Required Most Jobs

The future workforce will need higher levels of education than today’s workers, a new survey of human resources professionals found. A new survey from the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and Achieve shows that technical and educational requirements are rising across job categories. “Today’s tough job market means that many individuals are currently in […]

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Inforgraphic Career Choice – Factors For Choosing A Career

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Inforgraphic Career Choice – Factors For Choosing A Career

Infographic – What Factors Go Into Choosing A Career? Are you a student who will graduate this fall? Or perhaps you want to change careers? Maybe you have been unemployed long-term and are looking for a fresh start. This handy infographic adds visualization to the process of choosing a career. (click on career choice graphic […]

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