2020 Workforce news roundup

JPMorgan Chase to commit $5 million to help close the workforce skills gap in South Florida (Miami Herald): Miami is the first of ten areas to receive significant investment from the bank, which will produce hard data reports to determine where the biggest skills gaps exist and ultimately help the unemployed and recent graduates enter the workforce.

What You Need To Know About Training Your Employees So They’ll Stick Around (FastCompany): This articles explores the benefits of offering employees training opportunities—and advises on how to create a development program that sets the right tone for an organization.

Data Analytics Could Create 21,000 Irish Jobs (RTE News): A new report found that there could be high growth in data analytics in Ireland between now and 2020. However, taking advantage of the opportunity will require refocusing the education system on developing quantitative skills as well as retraining those already in the workforce.

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