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After Training Still Scrambling for Employment

Subject: workforce
Date: 2010-07-18

From the New York Times, a report of the mixed results that job training has yielded for the federal programs in welfare and unemployment.  Mostly it's a problem of scale:  in the words one analyst, "When you have five people unemployed for every vacancy, you can train all the people you want and unfortunately only one-fifth of the people will get hired.  Training doesn't create jobs."  Marbled into this eight-page article are some arguments for a different, deeper kind of career preparation, namely GE.

After-Training-Still-Scrambling-for-Employment.pdf After-Training-Still-Scrambling-for-Employment.pdf

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