TRC-2018 Keynote Speaker - 31:51
by Stan Shoun, Ranken Technical College
#1 barrier to most industry growth globally is fielding a stable, trained workforce, especially in the technical areas. This presentation will highlight the challenges facing businesses and industries in recruiting, training and retaining the 21st-century workforce. Discussion will center on several areas such as demographics, preparing the emerging workforce and the effects of the dynamics of emerging technologies. It will also present some very unique educational/industry partnerships to overcome some of the challenges.