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WBGO Radio Report: Basic Skills Training Highly Valued by Zodiac Aerospace

Half of Its NJ Employees Have Received Training to Sharpen Skills in Making Aircraft Safety Systems Phil Gregory with WBGO Public Radio (88.3 FM, Newark) recently visited Zodiac Aerospace Evacuation Systems in Wall Township, NJ, which makes safety products for aircraft, to find out how the NJBIA Basic Skills Workforce Training Program has helped keep company employees well-trained and productive....
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The Consortium and Its Partner Colleges Are Closing the Skills Gap for NJ Companies

One of the great frustrations of business owners today is their inability to find the people with the right skills and experience to fill open jobs, especially jobs of a technical nature. This “skills gap,” especially in manufacturing, has become a chasm of Grand Canyon proportions. One reason: the vast majority of students today are herded into four-year colleges to become doctors, lawy...
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