Building Human Capital - Succeeding in the 21st Century

Building Human Capital – Succeeding in the 21st Century

by Erick M. Bierlein, Norma Owen and Rick Smyre


For each professional in the U.S., there are four competitors in China and three in India. In order to understand the global marketplace, the unemployed, underemployed, and transitional workforce need a solid foundation and understanding of their transferable skills, knowledge of the global economic environment, and the willingness to become a lifelong learner in order to continually reinvent and transform themselves.

Companies understand this need in their personnel and seek it in their new-hires, but lack the in-house training capability to truly address these issues. Our educational system and community development programs are still coming to terms with the new, knowledge-based global economy, and are only just starting to realize the need to adapt to these changes.

So, what can be done to ensure American workers and companies can succeed in the 21st century? More... Building Human Capital - Soft Skills White Paper

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