Britain slipping behind in the race for skills
- Impending skills crisis worries IT industry. // Professional Engineering;05/24/2000, Vol. 13 Issue 10, p9
Reports on concerns about Great Britain's inability to fill up job vacancies for information technology and telecommunication workers by the start of 2002. Lack of skilled people entering the industry; Right skills not taught in schools and colleges.
- Delivering for the Forgotten 50%. // Workplace Learning & Skills Bulletin;3/3/2014, Issue 105, p1
The article reports that the Labour Party's independent Skills Taskforce is recommending for reforms to the 14-19 age group education system and to improve skills in the workplace in Great Britain. Such recommendations aim to address the problems of poor basic skills as well as the shortage of...
- Bridging the gap between further and higher education. // Workplace Learning & Skills Bulletin;5/6/2014, Issue 110, p12
The article reports on a speech delivered by British Business Secretary Vince Cable at Cambridge University in England in 2014 about the relationship between further and higher education. Cable discussed the concerns of employers in key sectors regarding the shortage of skilled workers and its...
- MAKING US USEFUL. Haskins, Chris // RSA Journal;Summer2013, Vol. 159 Issue 5554, p44
The article explains why Germany appears more effective than Great Britain in tackling problems of social deprivation and skills shortages. He cites the distinct problems of the labour market in Humber, England and notes the role of localism in Germany's economic success. He also discusses...
- Contractors who expect a shortage of skilled construction... Thornton, Grant // Contractor Magazine;Dec95, Vol. 42 Issue 12, p1
Cites statistics on the contractors who expect a shortage of skilled construction. Tradespeople; Managers.
- Tale of the tape. Maginnis, John // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);04/06/98, Vol. 18 Issue 40, p15
Opinion. Discusses the lack of skilled workers in Louisiana, with reference to the debate over the proposed system of community and technical colleges that would match worker skills to job market demand. Views of the education boards and business groups concerning this issue; Comments made by...
- Manufacturing: Where to go for training help? Weiner, George // Material Handling Engineering;Nov97, Vol. 52 Issue 12, p28
Looks at the shortage of skilled labor in the United States during the 1990s. Important skills needed by factory workers; Options which companies can consider in trying to fill their employee needs; Need for the industry to swing its clout into the ongoing debate about education in the United...
- Skilled workers still hard to find. // American Nurseryman;09/01/96, Vol. 184 Issue 5, p14
Probes on the complaints of small business owners in finding qualified workers. Survey conducted on the issue; Findings of the survey.
- Workers in skilled trades are becoming scarce. // Countryside & Small Stock Journal;Sep/Oct98, Vol. 82 Issue 5, p92
Provides information on a survey in 1998 which shows labor shortages in skilled trades in the United States. Percentage of high school graduates who go on college; Cause of the labor shortage.