HEC-TV Presents: The 2017 State of St. Louis Workforce Report

By on August 18, 2017
HEC-TV Presents: The 2017 State of St. Louis Workforce Report

HEC-TV and the St. Louis Community College Workforce Solutions Group brings the 2017 State of St. Louis Workforce Report to you from St. Louis Community College at Forest Park (1:51:43).

The theme of the 2017 report is Right in the Middle – Skills at the Center of the St. Louis Economy. It focuses particular attention on middle skill jobs, those that require education or training beyond high school but not a four-year degree. Individuals can prepare for these jobs in a variety of ways including community college degrees and certificates, industry recognized credentials, and formal and informal apprenticeships.

Stuart Andreason, Workforce Development Director, Center for Human Capital Studies, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta presented the keynote. The 2017 State of St. Louis Workforce Report was presented by Alan Spell, MERIC Research Manager, Missouri Department of Economic Development. The panel discussion included Stuart Andreason, Workforce Development Director, ederal Reserve Bank of Atlanta; Brooke DeRenzis, State Network Director, National Skills Coalition; Adrienne Dawson, Head of Customer Service, MilliporeSigma; John Gaal, Ed.D., Director of Training & Workforce Development, STL-KC Carpenters Regional Council; Crystal Martin, CoderGirl Program Director, LaunchCode; and Jeff Pittman, Ph.D., Chancellor, St. Louis Community College (moderator).

View the event at: http://www.hectv.org/watch/hec-tv-presents/the-2017-state-of-the-st-louis-workforce-report/28716/

About the State of St. Louis Workforce Report

The report encompasses three key sections: analysis of available governmental data, an employer survey focused on hiring and workforce issues, and Regional Initiatives for Middle Skill Jobs – groups in three different industries engaged in collaborative efforts to educate and train individuals for these opportunities. Download the report at STLCC.edu/STLworkforce.

About Richard Schumacher

Richard Schumacher is the technology manager for the Workforce Solutions Group of St. Louis Community College. He connects, designs, and applies technology to meet business user needs with eLearning, training, web content, instructional design, IT system, and performance improvement solutions. Richard is a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) and has held Microsoft Certifications since 1993. Learn more about Richard by following him: LinkedIn - Twitter - Google+ - Articles - Email

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