Nicholas Wyman

Author, CEO & Keynote Speaker

Job Skills & Training in the 21st-Century Workplace.





Fear Not The Job-Stealing Robots

Let's face it. You're probably like most people. You've heard about workplace automation probably taking your job. But it won't happen to you or maybe anyone you know, right?...

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Why We Desperately Need To Bring Back Vocational Training In Schools

Instructor helps a student participating in a woodworking manufacturing training program in Chicago, Illinois, U.S. Photographer: Tim Boyle/Bloomberg Charlie Negron Throughout...


Could Cybersecurity Apprentices Fix the Nation’s Talent Shortage?

Almost weekly, we hear of encroachments into big data systems in government, the military, finance, health, hospitality and retail – to name just some of the affected industry...


Hiring Is On The Rise, But Are College Grads Prepared For The World Of Work?

McGraw-Hill Education's (MHE) survey on readying college graduates for the workforce is hot off the press. With the school year just around the corner, a new crop of graduates...


Google's Tech Roadshow Hits The Skills Gap Spot

Late last month, I elbowed my way in to a free ' Grow with Google ' (GwG) expo in Louisville, Kentucky. Along with 700 other attendees, I spent the day taking part in free...


How Jobs Are Being Created In A Rising New Industry

Something remarkable happened in December 2016: the cost of installing and generating new solar electric power dropped to just $1.65/W. That's below new generation from fossil...


How To Boost Your Online Job Profile With Terms Employers Want

Software engineer, buyer planner, editor, developer and graphic artist are the categories employers are increasingly searching for, according to recent research from the world's...


Don't Be So Quick To Dismiss Service Jobs

Where are the jobs? Today, most are in the service sector. And that's the forecast for tomorrow, too. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, service jobs will continue to...


Good Jobs, Even In A World Of Automation

We are experiencing what some call a "tsunami of technological change," the effects of which may be as disruptive for us as the industrial revolution was for people in the 19th...


How Vocational Learning Will Create American Jobs

The State of the Union address reconfirmed to the nation why vocational learing pathways are necessary for a productive and competitive economy. The President said in his...

Science Journal

'Optimising STEM Industry-School Partnerships: Inspiring Australia's Next Generation' - Issues...

Innovative pathways and partnerships Partnerships between schools and industry can provide opportunities for students to engage with the world of work to better understand the...


America's Workforce Is Paying A Huge Price For The Opioid Epidemic

America's opioid and heroin crisis was declared a national public health emergency last month. The epidemic claimed 64,000 lives last year - more than car accidents or guns....

Apprenticeships Could Narrow the U.S. Skills Gap

In mid-March, during one of those CEO meetings that President Donald Trump used to hold before they were disbanded, Marc Benioff, the chief executive of, was...

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It's Time To Renew High School

At P-TECH schools – the name is derived from Pathways in Technology – students stay for an extra two years after year 12.


Jobs Now! Learning From The Swiss Apprenticeship Model

American employers have complained for years about a shortage of skilled workers-not only in the traditional trades (mechanics, welders, electricians, machinists, etc.), but in...

Washington Post

Apprenticeships, long common in blue-collar industries, are coming to white-collar office work

Andrew Skelnik grew up in what he calls a "strong blue-collar background" in Chicago. His father was an electrician, his uncle was a carpenter and his first job out of high...


This New Trump Plan Could Be the Answer to Millennial Job Woes

On Thursday, President Donald Trump signed an executive order to substantially increase the number of U.S. apprenticeships from the current 500,000 (minuscule for the size of...


How To Earn Six Figures Without A Four-Year Degree - 1A

An age-old practice with origins in medieval times, is now gaining traction again in the United States.