MN FutureWork Series Seven


Minnesota FutureWork is a collection of articles highlighting current trends and news that impacts industry, the economy, and careers. These articles originate from various media journals throughout the country.

Gartner Identifies the Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2017
October 18, 2016

It’s Not the Skills Gap: Why So Many Jobs Are Going Unfilled
By Sophie Quinton
The Fiscal Times
November 11, 2016

Working through demographic change
By Phil Davies
Fedgazette
December 5, 2016

Fall 2010 Cohort Outcomes: Decline in College Completion Rates Reverse and Lead to Upward Trajectory for Great Recession Cohorts
National Student Clearinghouse
December 6, 2016

Job training programs on the rise for changing manufacturing jobs
By Dee DePass
Star Tribune
December 31, 2016

America Is Still Making Things
By Alana Semuels
January 6, 2017
The Atlantic

An American fault line: High school-only grads left behind
By Christopher S. Rugaber
Associated Press
January 13, 2017

MN FutureWork Series Six


Minnesota FutureWork is a collection of articles highlighting current trends and news that impacts industry, the economy, and careers. These articles originate from various media journals throughout the country.

10 Critical Skills You’ll Need to Succeed at Work in 2020
By Larry Kim

Healthcare jobs you can get without a bachelor’s degree
By Emily Richards Rolen

O is for Occupational Therapist
By Chloe Campbell
Minnesota Employment Review
October 2016

Technological Automation and the Soft Skill Revolution
By Christian Conroy
Georgetown Public Policy Review
November 22, 2016

Tracking Trends – Six Essential Steps for Spotting Your Next Opportunity
By Robert B. Tucker
Innovative Excellence
December 4, 2016

States Aim to Lure College Dropouts Back to School
By Melissa Korn
Wall Street Journal
December 26, 2016

The top 10 skills that will be in demand by all employers by 2020
By Cadie Thompson
Tech Insider
January 21, 2016

 

MN FutureWork Series Five


The Minnesota FutureWork Scans comes out of the career and technical education (CTE) department in the Academic and Student Affairs division at Minnesota State. These curated articles help the education and workforce community in Minnesota stay on top of trends impacting education and careers. We hope you enjoy this series.


When it comes to IT certifications, trust but verify
By Sharon Florentine
CIO
September 19, 2016

The most important skills of tomorrow, according to five global leaders
By Stéphanie Thomson, Editor
World Economic Forum
October 14, 2016

How Much Graduates Earn Drives More College Rankings
By James Stewart
New York Times
October 20, 2016

Pilot Shortage Prompts Regional Airlines to Boost Starting Wages
By Susan Carey
Wall Street Journal
November 6, 2016

Community College Enrollments Drop
By Ashley A. Smith
Inside Higher Education
October 18, 2016

Battling gender bias in IT
By Sharon Florentine
CIO
November 3, 2016

Why the ‘Skills Gap’ Doesn’t Explain Slow Hiring
By Sophie Quinton
PEW Charitable Trusts
November 14, 2016