Nicholas Wyman

Author, CEO & Keynote Speaker

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

Portfolio

Why Investing In Apprenticeship Makes Good Dollars And Sense
In a highly polarized election cycle, it is hard to find a topic on which presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump agree. But there is at least one area of...
3 Ways The Skills Gap Offers Opportunity
America has been sold on the myth that a four-year degree is the only ticket to a solid future. But in reality, this idea that everyone should pursue a college degree has fueled...
Why German-Style Education Is Coming To America
Minnesota State Senator Terri Bonoff gets a lot of requests to attend ceremonial openings. But when Swiss-German manufacturing company B├╝hler asked her to cut the ribbon at its...
How Apprenticeship Will Save The American Economy
President Barack Obama has proclaimed this week - November 1 though November 7 - as National Apprenticeship Week. States the President, "during National Apprenticeship Week, we...
It's Time For America To Expand Modern Apprenticeship
When a room full of passionate apprenticeship advocates met in Washington yesterday for the first day of the Apprenticeship Forward conference, the mood was understandably...
What Is The One Thing That Can Strengthen America's Economic Armor?
In May 2015, automaker Volvo finalized a deal that will move most of its North American production to South Carolina, where its new plant should be operational in 2018,...
Building The Case For Skill-Based Education
Although it has been several years since the global financial meltdown of 2008 - which saw stock markets throughout the world crash and hundreds of thousands of people lose...
To Launch A Successful High-Tech Career, Go To Work In A Factory
Ain't gonna work in the factory greasy up my clothes Ain't gonna work in the factory get splinters in my toes -- from The Factory Girl Song Americans believe in factories....
Surgical Technologist: A Great Job That Doesn't Require A College Degree
About two years ago I was staying at a hotel with my family in Wayne, Pennsylvania, just northwest of Philadelphia. My wife and I woke at 4 a.m. to a parent's worst nightmare:...
3 Ways The Skills Gap Offers Opportunity
America has been sold on the myth that a four-year degree is the only ticket to a solid future. But in reality, this idea that everyone should pursue a college degree has fueled...
It's Time For America To Expand Modern Apprenticeship
When a room full of passionate apprenticeship advocates met in Washington yesterday for the first day of the Apprenticeship Forward conference, the mood was understandably...

Books & Magazines

Job U - How to find wealth and sucess by developing the skills companies actually need
Job U - Find your path to a successful career in a tough job market

Forbes

What Is The One Thing That Can Strengthen America's Economic Armor?
In May 2015, automaker Volvo finalized a deal that will move most of its North American production to South Carolina, where its new plant should be operational in 2018,...
Leading On College Tuition Reform?
Last January, President Barack Obama announced a plan to make two-year community college free for all Americans. This week, former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton...
Clinton's Plan To Expand Apprenticeship Makes Good Dollars And Sense
During a recent forum at South Carolina's Trident Technical College, candidate Hillary Clinton proposed a tax incentive to encourage employers to take on more apprentices. With...
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The Power of Modern Apprenticeship
Why Investing In Apprenticeship Makes Good Dollars And Sense
In a highly polarized election cycle, it is hard to find a topic on which presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump agree. But there is at least one area of...
Change This - The Power of Apprenticeship
"There is a huge shift happening in the United States right now: a return to the time-honored tradition of apprenticeship. ... Modern apprenticeships have countless advantages...

Academic Papers

Manufacturing Our Future.
MIT Press Journals
How Apprenticeships Build and Sustain Skills-Based Careers (Innovations Case Narrative: The Institute for Workplace Skills and Innovation)
INNAP 2017 Conferance on Modern Apprenticeships

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