More & Better: Preventing a 2010 Workforce Meltdown
By 2010 technology, globalization, and a major demographic shift will drastically change our workforce. Experienced workers are retiring, and new skilled people are in short supply. People can't find jobs and businesses can't find people. Training for current workers is largely inadequate in equipping them with the skills needed for coping with future demands. Ed Gordon explores how communities in the United States are preparing for the future by forming alliances of community organizations, businesses, and educators to equip the current workforce and the next generation of workers with the skills required for the high tech workplace.