MN FutureWork Series Thirteen


Why China’s cities will drive global growth
By Chang Ka Mun and Jaana Remes
September 7, 2016
Project Syndicate

Growing Demand for Caregivers
By Chloe Campbell
Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development
December 2016

A snapshot of Minnesota’s teacher shortage: Where are all of the career and technical educators?
By Erin Hinrichs
Minn Post
February 9, 2017

Why Apprenticeships Are Taking Off
By Lisa Rabasca Roepe
Atlantic City Lab
February 1, 2017

The Best Websites — And Strategies — For Finding An Internship In 2017
By Karsten Strauss
Forbes
February 2, 2017

How to Outsmart the Robots and Hold On to Your Job
By Hannah Morgan
US News and World Report
February 22, 2017

Demand for Bilingual Workers More than Doubled in 5 years, New Report Shows
Investorideas.com Newswire
March 1, 2017

MN FutureWork Series Twelve


8 ways cities can prepare for the future of work
By Brooks Rainwater
December 2, 2016,

‘Women’s work’ jobs keep millions of women in poverty, report finds
By Stacey McFadin
Food Tank
December 27, 2016

Homeschool Boom: 5 Homeschooling Trends to Watch in 2017
By Daniel Cruz
Grand Canyon University
December 29, 2016

U.S. intelligence agencies envision the world in 2035
By Patrick Thibodeau
Computerworld
January 10, 2017

On the job, and up the ladder
By Ann Harrington
Minneapolis Federal Reserve
January 19, 2017

Will Your Next Job Be Piloting Drones?
By Tiffany Kelly
Atlantic City Lab
January 27, 2017

Manufacturing job losses, yes, but gains for trained Minnesota workers
By Lee Schafer
Minneapolis Star Tribune
February 18, 2017

MN FutureWork Series Eleven


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.

Is There a Gender Wage Growth Gap?
By Ellyn Terry
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
November 14, 2016

Turning qualifications into jobs
The Economist
January 12, 2017

How tech is changing teaching, learning
By Aaron Frey
January 19, 2016
Community College Times

What does the future of jobs look like? This is what experts think
By Alex Gray
January 27, 2017

Wanted: Factory Workers, Degree Required
By Jeffrey J. Selingo
New York Times
January 30, 2017

6 Critical Skills for Tomorrow’s Workplace
By Ira Wolfe, President
Success Performance Solutions
January 31, 2017

The Most Exciting Medical Technologies of 2017
By Bertalan Mesko´
The Medical Futurist

MN FutureWork Series Ten


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.

Educational Needs of the Workforce
By Steve Hine and Matt Bombyk
Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development
December 2016

The answer to America’s working class job crisis is hard, but not mysterious
By Simon Montlake
Christian Science Monitor
December 14. 2016

New Gig Economy Will Force Employers to Strengthen Screening of Growing On Demand Workforce
By Thomas Ahearn
ESR News
December 21, 2016

As more Americans retire, we must educate a new generation of leaders by making higher education affordable
By Anthony Benoit
Hechinger Report
December 27, 2016

STEM occupations: past, present, and future
By Stella Fayer, Alan Lacey, and Audrey Watson
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
January 2017

Pay gap between college grads and everyone else at a record
By Christopher S. Rugaber
The Associated Press
January 12, 2017

Hot Jobs for 2017 – By Industry
By Karsten Strauss ,
Forbes
January 25, 2017

MN FutureWork Series Nine


Job-to-Job Transitions in an Evolving Labor Market
By Canyon Bosler and Nicolas Petrosky-Nadeau
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
November 14, 2016

Regional Talent Pipelines: Collaborating with Industry to Build Opportunities in Texas
Dallas Federal Reserve
December 2016

Career Tech Credentials in Health at Community Colleges Yield Sizeable Gains
By Sarah Bohn, Shannon McConville, and Landon Gibson
Public Policy Institute of California
December 2016

Looking Ahead: 5 Jobs Trends to Watch in 2017
By Dr. Andrew Chamberlain
Glassdoor
December 2016

IBM is preparing for an automated future that depends on ‘new collar jobs’
By Chris Weller
CT Post
January 6, 2017

AI is Coming Faster Than You May Think
By Tom Hood
Linkedin
January 9, 2017

Can cybersecurity boot camps fill the workforce gap?
By Jaikumar Vijayan
Christian Science Monitor
January 20,2017

MN FutureWork Series Eight


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.

What is Behind the Recent Increase in Labor Force Participation?
By Didem Tüzemen and Jonathan L. Willis
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
November 14, 2016

Companies Are in Short Supply of Cybersecurity Talent
By Xuyen Bowles
Newsfactor Business Report
December 5, 2016

Manufacturing jobs are returning to some places. But these jobs are different
By Ted Mellnik and Chris Alcantara
December 14, 2016
Washington Post

Attracting students to tech ed
By Rhonda Tracy
Community College Times
December 16, 2016

Temp workers, permanent effects: how temps changed the nature of the U.S. workforce
By Meredith Miller
Monthly Labor review
December 2016

How Minnesota’s community and technical colleges are responding to the rise of robots
By Ibrahim Hirsi
MinnPost
December 22, 2016

Trump’s Infrastructure Proposal Could Create 11 Million Jobs. Will the New Jobs Lead to Sustainable Careers?
By Anthony P. Carnevale and Nicole Smith
Georgetown Center for Education and the Workforce
January 2017

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

MN FutureWork Series Four


We just wrapped up the CTE Works! Summit, a one-day event bringing together educators and business/industry partners to talk about the future of career and technical education in Minnesota and around the country. These curated articles reflect some of the challenges we will face as we look ahead. We hope you enjoy them.


Series Four

How BASF Is Recruiting More Women for STEM Careers
By Patricia Rossman, Chief Diversity Officer
Industry Week
Oct 13, 2016

The gender gap in tech is getting worse but it’s fixable
By Sharon Florentine
CIO
October 26, 2016

U.S. Mfg. Jobs Plentiful, But Skills Lacking
By Brian Ballard
INDUSTRY VOICES
Nov ember 2, 2016

Cleaning in the Digital World – the time for action is now
Europe Cleaning Journal
November 2, 2016

Nurses Are Again in Demand
By Melanie Evans
Wall Street Journal
Updated November 7, 2016

To Close the Skills Gap, Make College Accessible and Affordable
By Lisa W. Wardell
Forbes
November 11, 20216

Trump has promised manufacturing jobs, but high school grads might want to seek credentialed “middle-skills” posts instead
By Anthony Carnevale
Hechinger Report
November 15, 2016