On September 7, 2021 the Tech Quest Consortium presented a workshop at the California Workforce Association #MMM2021 conference. The presentation, The Power of the Pivot: Collaboration makes you Nimble, was lead by TQA Consortium members: Clark University, Public Consulting Group and Worksystems, Inc. The session provided an overview of how public and private collaborations are […]
Apprenticeships provide a debt-free pathway to high demand jobs and rewarding careers. They’re not new; in fact, apprenticeships existed in ancient times. In the United States, apprenticeships have traditionally been associated with the “trades”; occupations like plumbing, electrical, and carpentry. The model has proven so successful, many new industries, including healthcare, advanced manufacturing, and information […]
By Ulysses Youngblood Adjunct Professor at Clark University and President of Major Bloom The idea of diversity is to welcome people in the workplace where everyone feels embraced. Studies prove that diverse teams are more successful, but what is precisely considered diverse? As a leader, how can you achieve team goals while also encouraging individuality? […]
Cybersecurity Youth Apprenticeship Initiative (CYAI) to partner with Clark U.’s Tech Quest Apprenticeship initiative to train tech workers
Washington, D.C. – The Cybersecurity Youth Apprenticeship Initiative (CYAI) will partner with Tech Quest Apprenticeship, a national initiative led by Clark University’s School of Professional Studies, to provide information technology (IT) and IT-related apprenticeships to unemployed, underemployed, and incumbent workers through 2023. Tech Quest Apprenticeship and CYAI partnered to maximize the impact of their individual […]
Tech Quest Apprenticeship is providing this article in observance of National Entrepreneurship Week. by Makaya McKnight, Public Consulting Group Entrepreneurs are innovators. They drive economic growth, create jobs, and fuel economies critical to building resilient and self-reliant communities. Entrepreneurs have proven themselves vital to the economy insomuch that February 13 – 20, 2021 is recognized as […]
By Veer Mudambi Worcester Magazine Conventional wisdom says that unemployment comes from lack of available jobs, but it’s actually more complicated than that. Sometimes job openings are not the problem, but rather there aren’t enough skilled workers to fill them. Read the full article here.
By John LaBrie Dean, School of Professional Studies and associate provost for professional education, Clark University Leaders in higher education and the business world have opportunities to work together in new ways to make education more relevant in the workforce. View the full article here.
By Kathryne Sonnett Next week, Clark University will join business leaders, educational institutions and other partners to celebrate National Apprenticeship Week (NAW) and recognize the value apprenticeships add to a skilled workforce. Full article here.