A bad news/good news workforce situation exists in today’s economy, and it is giving employers heartburn. The challenge is how to create a more educated labor pool, especially in high growth industries.
The bad news: there are simply not enough skilled workers to meet the needs of California’s businesses. The good news: there are 2.5 million Californians who can be part of the solution with some college-level training. They just need a more flexible educational opportunity.