As the school year approaches, schools districts and states across the country are experiencing a teacher shortage. Why the shortage now?
Why there is a shortage of sand (The Economist)
SAND is in high demand. In some parts of the world, people are going to increasingly great lengths to get their hands on the golden grains. A “sand mafia” in India intimidates locals in order to extract and transport the material. In Morocco and the Caribbean, thieves are stripping beaches bare.
How to solve the shortage of landscape architects? |
During the financial crisis, I raised the possibility of a shortage of landscape architects and now a decade later there is anecdotal evidence that there is now a shortage of landscape architects in the UK, Australia and other countries. We | Read More
Why California Teachers Are Getting Layoff Notices Despite Historic Teacher Shortages
The teacher layoffs are part of an annual ritual as districts “prepare for the worst.”
Why a Nursing Shortage Presents Great Opportunity
Why America Has a Shortage of Skilled Workers
A new perspective on why manufacturing has a skilled workforce problem -- and what manufacturers must do to solve it.
How community colleges are tackling the nursing shortage
For community colleges across the state, the easiest way to solve the state's nursing shortage is to expand four-year nursing programs.
How the Teacher Shortage Could Turn Into a Crisis
The winner of a $1 million prize honoring excellence in teaching set off shockwaves last year when she said that, given the current climate, she would no...
India facing critical shortage of healthcare providers: WHO
Bihar, Jharkhand, U.P. and Rajasthan are the worst affected
What you need to know about the EpiPen shortage
Those who are on the hunt for EpiPen and Adrenaclick, Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE), a patient advocacy group, suggests looking for the products at independent pharmacies and grocery store pharmacies.
Changing Careers? Top 10 Job Sectors Facing Major Talent Shortages
What the Shortage of Substitute Teachers Says About Public Education
We ask more of babysitters, playground monitors and burger flippers than substitute teachers--more qualifications, more on-the-job training, more care in selecting and retaining the right person for the job. If you start with the bar for admission and reward extremely low, you're making a statement about the work, as well as the people willing to do it.
Pilot union, airlines and academics debate how to prevent pilot shortage
Pilots, airlines and academics are wrestling with how to recruit more student pilots into the industry, out of concerns that a shortage looms in the next two decades. The projected shortfall is debatable when
Manufacturers say their job shortage is getting worse. Here’s why — PBS NewsHour
The National Association of Manufacturers warns 2.4 million manufacturing jobs could go unfilled by 2028, but some economists say the situation is not as dire as it seems.
How a shortage of critical employees is costing South Carolina's court system
A lack of court reporters in South Carolina — trained stenographers who transcribe verbatim records of proceedings — is causing last-minute cancellations of hearings ranging from divorces to criminal pleas.
UN: 10 million North Koreans suffering severe food shortages
ROME (AP) — The United Nations says about 10 million people in North Korea are suffering from "severe food shortages" after the East Asian nation had one of the worst harvests in a decade.
SEPTA unsure how long mild MFL shortage will last
SEPTA has no idea how long it will take to fix the problem now sidelining 60 rail cars on the Market Frankford Line (MFL).…
Facing critical shortage of pediatric chemotherapy drug, parents worry
Facing a critical and sudden shortage of the pediatric chemotherapy drug vincristine, doctors are rationing their supplies, and parents are worried. Charlotte Armstrong, who turned 2 in September, received a much lower dose of the drug during her recent infusion.
How technology could help solve the caregiver shortage for seniors
How one local tech company is tackling the STEM talent shortage
Chief People Officer Hope Bear shares why Chalfont-based email marketing company AWeber is educating young people about tech careers.