Workforce Development Month 2020 -

Workforce Development Month 2020

In November 2020, Workforce Development Month, is focusing extra reporting on topics like IT training programs, upskilling, tech apprenticeships and pipeline diversity efforts.

We'll be exploring: What skills are most needed for technical jobs in 2020 and beyond? How are local training programs shifting to meet post-COVID workforce needs?

There's also the consideration of jobs and automation: Robotics experts tout STEM education as a path to advanced careers, and the benefits robots can bring to humans in the form of automating mundane tasks (especially those that are "dull, dirty and dangerous"). Amid COVID-19, it's also true that more service and other low-paying jobs are becoming automated and therefore more vulnerable in the long term. Where do Philly, Baltimore, D.C. and Delaware fit into the response?

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City gov is pumping half a million dollars into diversifying Philly’s tech talent

By Paige Gross

Coded by Kids, Campus Philly, Venture for America and Technically Media will each receive funding to work on a specific part of the workforce development project.

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