What jobs, industries and skill sets is artificial intelligence (AI) mostly likely to affect? That’s still up in the air, but a new study indicates areas that require analytical skills are at the highest risk of “AI exposure,” while those that require more technical skills face lower exposure. That’s the conclusion of a new Pew Research Read More »
Community colleges offer about half (51%) of all healthcare training programs at U.S. higher education institutions — far exceeding any other postsecondary sector — and confer more than one-third (36%) of the credentials, according to an analysis of federal data by the Community College Research Center at Columbia University. Within some healthcare education programs, the percentage offered at community Read More »
The U.S. was already facing a growing shortage of nurses when Covid hit and accelerated the crisis. According to a recent Center for American Progress (CAP) report, the primary challenges that higher education institutions face in graduating more nurses are: a shortage of nurse educators, a lack of clinical placements for student nurses, and inadequate Read More »
Nearly three-fourths (74%) of blue-collar workers in the U.S. say there is a good career path in their line of work, and a similar proportion (73%) believe more young adults should pursue careers in their field, according to a recent survey commissioned by staffing company Express Employment International. More than 90% of blue-collar workers polled for the Read More »
Like many other industries, U.S. manufacturers are currently facing a shortage of qualified workers. About 85% of 389 manufacturers responding to a recent survey report having unfilled positions for which they were struggling to find qualified applicants. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, manufacturers had more than 1 million open jobs in October 2021. Read More »
High-paying occupations There are about 30 million jobs that pay good salaries for workers without a bachelor’s degree. Read full PDF.
Technical career students most strongly feel that their education prepared them for their jobs. Read full PDF.