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Companies are complaining about the skills gap. Here’s how we get closer to solving it. – Huffington Post

Companies are complaining about the skills gap. Here’s how we get closer to solving it. – Huffington Post

For most of us, the traditional notion of the “American Dream” – and what it symbolizes in countries around the world – begins with hard work and education and leads to opportunity and a flourishing future. However, in our ever-evolving global economy, the opportunities my generation had are so much more elusive for today’s college-age students and young professionals, many of whom are saddled with debt and ill-equipped to launch careers to set themselves up for a successful future.