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Why most workforce development efforts don’t work

Ira Wolfe / October 25, 2013 / www.huffingtonpost.com

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Why most workforce development efforts don’t work

Ira Wolfe shares makes some though-provoking arguments in this recent piece in The Huffington Post on workforce development initiatives. According to Wolfe, many workforce development initiatives in the United States are missing the mark, and failing to bridge a widening skills gap, because they’re not focused on the skills employers need today and will need in the future. At the same time, employers, governments and schools must rethink the definitions of work and the workplace.

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