Real-World Experiences Build a Better Workforce

Published: March 13, 2019
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SkillsUSA wields a large shovel, but we have a big hole to fill. That hole is in the American economy and it is called the skills gap—the widening gap between the jobs available and the skilled workers ready to fill them. SkillsUSA improves the quality of our nation’s workforce by helping students develop personal, workplace and technical skills grounded in academics. Our mission is to empower our members to become world-class workers, leaders and responsible American citizens. Read the full story on AdvancedManufacturing.org.

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