Filling The Gap – a Three-Part Series
A worker shortage is underway in Minnesota
Baby boomers are retiring and leaving the workforce faster than the younger generations can replace them.
It’s an ongoing issue that will continue for the next ten years.
Part 1: Teens and the Worker Shortage
Amid worker shortage, companies invest in pipeline of future workers. On the Maple Grove campus of Boston Scientific, Godgift Iteghete is working with engineer Laura Miller on a project for the company’s process development department. Read More
Part 2: Young Adults Sought to Become Certified Nursing Assistants
A program at Robbinsdale Cooper High School trains teenagers to become CNAs. Students say this will be the first step in a medical career and will have jobs waiting for them at the end of the program. Read More
Part 3: Construction Trades Eye Next Generation of Workers
New job numbers illustrate why employers are struggling to fill open positions. Our special reports on how the worker shortage continues with a look at the construction industry. Read More