Skills gap widens in region, new study finds

September 10, 2015

But “all credible research finds the same evidence about the STEM workforce: ample supply, stagnant wages and, by industry accounts, thousands of applicants for any advertised job,” according to Hal Salzman, a professor of planning and public policy at Rutgers University’s Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy and senior faculty fellow at the John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development.

Chesterfield Observer, September 9

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