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Oakland’s Laney College Helping To Fill Expected Manufacturing Openings

A study by the Boston Consulting group finds that the U.S. manufacturing industry faces a serious skilled labor shortage. The new report says the shortage isn’t a big deal right now but it will balloon by the end of the decade from 80,000 to 100,000 to 875,000.

10/23/2012

Students take part in a skillshare class. (CBS)

ConsumerWatch: Online Skill Sharing Classes Offer Affordable Learning

You don’t need a credential or a classroom to teach a class anymore. A new company called Skillshare allows individuals to share their knowledge in a classroom setting, and get paid for it. The company’s motto is “Anyone Can Teach, Including You.”

06/20/2012

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