Nicholas Wyman

Author, CEO & Keynote Speaker

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

Portfolio

Forbes

America's Students Take Flight: How Innovative Education Is Curing The Pilot Shortage

Children see glinting planes in the sky and dream of being there, high above the earth, free to travel to distant places. Most of us discard this dream with childhood, however,...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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,...

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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...

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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...

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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....

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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:...

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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...

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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...

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,...

Forbes

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...

Forbes

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

Chief Executive Magazine

Closing Your Mind to the Skills Gap