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America Has a Reskilling Problem

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Recently Amazon made headlines when it committed to invest in retraining over 100,000 of its workers for higher-skilled positions; however, this is not the norm. In fact, according to Peter Capelli, the director of Wharton’s Center for Human Resources, “Corporations filled roughly 90 percent of their vacancies through promotions and lateral assignments between the end of World War II and the 1970s. Today, that figure is one third or less.” This means most hiring managers don&rs

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