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Don’t tax business to pay for training

The UK needs individuals to take a greater responsibility for their lifetime development and training<p>Nobody, not even the Labour Party, has a monopoly on daft, job-destroying ideas. Sadly, the Tories are also at it: as if their luddite attack on Uber and their massive increase in the minimum wage …

How companies like Converse and HubSpot are training future employees before they even graduate college

Nowadays, I teach students of the millennial generation, known to be curious, tech-savvy, optimistic, and unafraid to fail — a group that Bentley University President Gloria Larson likes to call "the generation that not only has the interest but also the capacity to change the world."<p>Those are big …

Not Investing in Employee Training Is Risky Business

Starbucks recently announced what must be a coffeehouse first: low-cost college degrees for its employees, including part-timers. The caffeinated beverage giant is rolling out a program for employees who work at least half time to earn an online degree from Arizona State University. The tuition is …

'Paid to learn': Facing skills shortage, manufacturers invest in training youth

Young people may be wrestling with a tough jobs market, but the news isn't all glum: Some employers are experimenting with new ways to hire, train and invest in them.<p>A cluster of Canadian manufacturers has banded together to tap young workers – even if they have no experience – for highly skilled, …