Layoffs and the long game for apprenticeships and tech training
Recent layoffs and hiring freezes in tech raise questions about whether non-college pathways into the industry will continue to grow.
January 4, 2023
Micro ‘sprinternships’ show results for female students in tech
Work experiences as short as three weeks increased women’s odds of landing summer internships in tech by more than 10 fold
November 2, 2022
Google creates $100M training fund for good tech jobs
The Google Career Certificates Fund will provide no-interest loans for 20,000 Americans to get training and support to move into high-paying, high-growth jobs in tech.
February 17, 2022
What does it mean to skill 30 million people? IBM looks to find out.
With a big workforce announcement this week, IBM raises questions about whether it can deliver on the promise to help millions of people globally prepare for tech jobs. Its U.S. partners say they're ready to go big.
October 14, 2021
Is the ‘bootcamp’ market really in the millions?
A new national survey finds that 4 percent of American adults say they are enrolled in a tech bootcamp. Experts on the field say that’s absurdly high—and a sign of widespread public confusion about tech training options and the jobs they open up.
September 8, 2021
Can microinternships help more women break into tech?
Women students studying computer science weren’t getting hired for the critical summer internships that lead to jobs—so an enterprising organization decided to redesign the entryway.
July 14, 2021