New Collar Jobs

Digital Skills for a Stronger European Recovery

  Digital Skills as a key part of Economic Recovery for Europe It’s no secret the future of work is one of the most urgent questions of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Some jobs will go away, new ones will be created, and all jobs will be forever changed by emerging technologies and the advancement of artificial […]

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IBM helps launch new campaign to get Americans on pathways to new collar jobs

IBM together with Apple, the White House and the Ad Council today launched a new workforce readiness campaign, Find Something New, to help Americans of all ages and backgrounds get the skills needed for modern, in-demand careers.

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IBM Chairman on new Call to Action to get Americans back to work

“Today I joined my fellow members of the American Workforce Policy Advisory Board in issuing a Call to Action that lays out specific recommendations to help get more Americans back to work.

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IBM Welcomed FY21 Budget that Expands Investments in Industries of the Future & New Collar Jobs

IBM today welcomed two significant increases that are included in the Administration’s FY 2021 budget proposal. The budget would expand investment in training for New Collar Jobs and accelerate U.S. innovation in artificial intelligence and quantum computing. Quote on Doubling Investment in Quantum & AI “IBM applauds the administration’s commitment to double down on artificial […]

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HEA Reform Bills Mark Progress Toward Career Paths for More Americans

IBM issued the following statement in response to today’s House markup of the College Affordability Act:

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IBM Statement on the Appointment of Ginni Rometty to the American Workforce Policy Advisory Board

Washington, D.C. — IBM today released the following statement on the appointment of its Chairman, President and CEO, Ginni Rometty to the newly-formed American Workforce Policy Advisory Board: “IBM has long been a leader in preparing society for the changes that new technologies bring to the ways we live and work. As far back as […]

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IBM’s Ginni Rometty Unveils “Tomorrow Ready” Education Platform at Business Roundtable

This week, IBM Chairman, President and CEO Ginni Rometty was named Chair of the Business Roundtable Education and Workforce Committee (EWC). Ginni will be working tirelessly with EWC members to promote the Business Roundtable’s new “Tomorrow Ready” platform on education and job-ready skills.

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Ireland Announces Launch of P-TECH, an Innovative Education Model for the Digital Economy

Today marks an important moment for Ireland’s education system, and for the community in Dublin’s north east inner city, as Leo Varadkar, the Irish Taoiseach (Prime Minister), announced pilots of the P-TECH model in three local schools.

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The modernized Perkins Act (finally) passed. Here’s what it means for American students.

Across the country families are completing their annual back-to-school rituals. Binders and backpacks are flying off the shelves and students are returning to the familiar flow of the classroom. But this year something big has changed, something that will have an immediate and positive impact on American education.

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