Survey Results Demonstrate Apprenticeship Has a Role in Developing Wisconsin Municipality Workforce

Results from a statewide survey identify gaps in recruitment, retention, skills, and training for a critical segment of the workforce in Wisconsin municipalities. The Midwest Transportation Workforce Center (MTWC) has published its report on the 2017 Wisconsin Highway Maintenance Workforce Survey. As part of its Highway Maintenance Engineering Career Pathways Initiative, MTWC conducted the survey to capture information about the demand for entry-level workers, hiring issues, training practices, and stakeholder outlook in this field. After analyzing the responses, MTWC researchers conclude there is a clear opportunity to put registered apprenticeship to work creating career pathways for this critical sector.

Horizons 2018: A Vision for Economic Advancement

Horizons 2018: A Vision for Economic Advancement, Jobs for the Future’s biannual national summit, will explore one of the most pressing issues facing our nation: How will we transform education and talent development systems in the face of accelerating change to ensure economic advancement for all?

The Intelligent Transportation Society of America 2018 Annual Meeting

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OEM’s, suppliers, and technology firms are in a race to modernize our current transportation systems. These changes will bring about adaptations in how people fundamentally interact with transportation and how they provide and receive goods and services. What new business models will emerge from these changes? What challenges? Will modalities be combined? These are the overarching questions that are vital to prepare markets, governments, and researchers for the future.