December 22, 2010
As part of the $858 billion tax package passed by Congress and
signed by President Obama on December 17, employers and employees
will continue to receive a tax break on their tuition expenses. As
part of the "Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization,
and Job C...
December 02, 2010
In 2009, ASTD conducted a poll in which 79 percent of respondents
said their organization faced a skills gap a significant gap
between an organizations current capabilities and the skills it
needs to achieve its goals. And a year later, evidence is mounting
that the ski...
December 01, 2010
The U.S. House of Representatives passed a resolution recognizing
Week. Several ASTD chapters have secured proclamations from
their local cities, counties, and states also declaring Employee
Learning Week 2010. Some businesses are hosting learning fair...
November 29, 2010
As many of you already know, the public workforce system (run by
local and state workforce boards) currently spends billions
annually on a variety of skill training programs. Most of these
programs are designed to train or retrain workers in skills needed
by local emplo...
November 08, 2010
The midterm elections in 2011 were historic is some ways. Republicans did take over the House and the Democrats still control
the Senate. Though jobs and the economy are still high on
everyone's agenda, Congress needs to make some decisions soon on
the budget and other ...
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