Monday, July 19, 2010
From The Department Of The Perfectly Obvious: Job Training Creates Jobs For Job Trainers And Not Much Else
The New Poor - Job Training Struggles to Keep Pace in an Economy in Flux - NYTimes.com: "Labor economists and work force development experts say the frustration that frequently results from job training reflects the dubious quality of many programs. Most last only a few months, providing general skills without conferring useful credentials in specialized fields. Programs rarely involve potential employers and are typically too modest to enable cast-off workers to begin new careers."