Ronda Thompson of Year Up on The Skills Gap - 4:36
"There are positions that are going unfilled and companies that are really looking for entry-level talent and they haven't necessarily looked at a segment of our population as viable solutions to that mainstream talent pipeline that they're looking for."
Posted May 04, 2015
There are currently 6 million young adults out of work, out of school and without access to the economic mainstream.Meanwhile, an estimated 12 million jobs requiring some level of post-secondary education will go unfilled in the next decade. Ronda Thompson of Year Up discusses efforts to connect employers with skilled workers. Thompson summarized one of the issues by stating, "There are positions that are going unfilled and companies that are really looking for entry-level talent and they haven't necessarily looked at a segment of our population as viable solutions to that mainstream talent pipeline that they're looking for." Visit Year Up on the web at www.YearUp.org or www.Facebook.coom/YearUp or follow at www.Twitter.com/YearUp.
Produced by: National Newsmakers Team
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