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Series Three

Up-skilling Manufacturing: How technology is disrupting America’s industrial labor force
PricewaterhouseCoopers with the Manufacturing Institute
June 2016

Minnesota’s Tight Labor Market
By Tim O’Neill
Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development: Minnesota Employment Review
September 2016

The Talent Tipping Point: Why it’s Critical for Manufacturers to Embrace STEM
By Robert McCutcheon
Industry Week
October 5, 2016

How older workers can thrive in IT
By Sharon Florentine
October 11, 2016

Accepting Alternatives: Career and Technical Education Should Be Embraced
By Michael Jasper
Harvard Political Review
October 18, 2016

The most under-prioritized skill: communication
By Jordan Gonen
Startup Grind
October 27, 2016

Picture of three students talking to each other.
Photo Credit: Alexis Brown


Twin Cities need more ‘girls who code’
By Neal St. Anthony
Minneapolis Star Tribune
October 29, 2016

How Underemployment Contributes to the STEM Skills Gap
By Sharon Florentine
August 10, 2016

When Students Find Their Calling (And Prepare Wisely), The Labor Market Wins
By Rob Sentz
October 3, 2016

Enterprises Struggle to Hire, Retain Cyber-Security Pros, Survey Finds
By Robert Lemos
October 5, 2016

Here’s why shifts in job market favor women
By Paul Davidson
October 6, 2016

The bright promise of manufacturing
By Jay Timmons
October 6, 2016

‘Early School Leavers’ Face Dismal Social And Economic Prospects
By Sonari Glinton
National Public Radio
October 7, 2016

Interview with a …Plumber
By Kathleen Green
BLS: Career Outlook
October 2016