IT Apprenticeship Programs: Building the Last Mile in Tech Education

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Unemployment for college graduates is at its lowest point in over a decade at just 2.2% compared to 4.1% for those with a high school diploma, according to the recent numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. But a familiar tale of frustration simmers below the surface of these hopeful numbers. College graduates report difficulties… Read More »

The Scary Truth About Employee Retention

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The tech shortage in the United States makes it easy to blame shortages in your office on a national trend. Unfortunately, this isn’t the trend you should be worried about. The scary truth is employee retention is likely your real issue. A recent turnover study by LinkedIn found the tech sector at the top of… Read More »

Why Hiring Veterans Is So Valuable

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In 2011, the unemployment rate for veterans who had served in active duty was just over 12 percent. Post-9/11 initiatives led to more companies creating veteran hiring programs, and five years later the veteran unemployment rate was cut in half. While this is an improvement, there are still issues in the civilian workforce preventing veterans… Read More »