Category Archives: Debt and Underemployment

How Can We Open Doors?

There is a need to revisit how we are developing our workforce. Finding skilled talent is a problem that many industries are facing today. It is imperative that collaborative efforts between employers and community colleges should continue. Continue reading

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Let the Race Begin!

Technology is advancing faster than we can provide skilled talent to run or maintain the machines. There is a need to have a collaboration among schools, programs, and employers to address the need in closing the skills gap. Continue reading

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A Commitment to Follow a Plan!

There is a need to reflect upon our Plan. A plan that is driven by our passion to succeed in an industry that provides a career pathway. Often, a determining factor towards success of a plan is how diligently we follow it. Continue reading

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What does the Future look like?

There is an urgent need to build our workforce in order to fill jobs that require middle to high level skills. There will not be enough skilled talent to fill these positions if we do not make improvements to the way we educate and train our workforce. Continue reading

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What are people thinking?

With many people with college degrees doing work that does not require one, it makes sense to consider if college is the right decision for you. Continue reading

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Downside To Not Paying Back Student Loans

What happens when college loans don’t result in you getting a high paying job, but the loans still have to be repaid? Going to college on debt is not a sound plan for everyone, with 22% of young graduates being unemployed or underemployed.. Continue reading

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“There’s No Such Thing As Going To College Getting A Career And Making A Life”

“We will never succeed believing you need college to make money.’ Guest post by Gary Elwell. I saw the photo meme below on Facebook and thought that it raised some interesting questions. Then I read the comments by Gary Elwell … Continue reading

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