By Jonathan McCombs
05/04/2023 – SmartBrief

Then there are private training providers that offer career training programs directly aligned with the certification exams that validate a person’s knowledge and skills. Layer in partnerships with employers and workforce boards, and the pipeline makes a distinct connection between training and waiting jobs. The popularity of these programs and other alternative pathways to careers suggests these varied models are working.

Consider health care’s dramatic shortage of workers, which has not abated since the pandemic. Training programs and academic institutions have employed several new models for training, upskilling and certifying health care workers. Many schools and universities partner with several commercial training providers, such as MedCerts, Coursera and Starr Commonwealth, to offer specialized learning for high-demand careers….Read full article on SmartBrief here.