Florida Chamber Bottom Line: Addressing Florida’s Skills Gap with WGU

By: Florida Chamber of Commerce

 

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Addressing Florida’s Skills Gap with WGU

The latest Florida Chamber Bottom Line, features Scott Pulsipher, President of Western Governors University to discuss the future of work and address Florida’s growing skills gap.

“Sixty-four percent of jobs in Florida are going to require post-secondary credentials of some sort in the future, but the reality is, like the rest of the nation, only 40 percent of adults today in the workforce have those credentials,” said Pulsipher. “So, there is a gap between what the skills and capabilities are going to be needed for the future and the total percent of the workforce in Florida that have those skills and capabilities.”

 

Is Florida’s Workforce Ready?

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