Published Date: January 30, 2011
This book sounds the alarm about America s job gap, the disparity between the good jobs being created by innovation and the lack of U.S. workers with the right job skills. For American businesses to take advantage of innovation to grow, employers and job seekers need to wholeheartedly embrace lifelong learning. This book spells out what job seekers need to do to get a good job and keep a good job. The book also shows employers how they can improve the bottom-line by investing in employee development.
Mary Walshok, Ph.D. is an author, educator, job creation expert, dean of University Extension and associate vice chancellor for public programs at the University of California San Diego. She is a thought leader and subject matter expert on employability, career reinvention, and the new innovation economy.
Tapan Munroe, Ph.D. is a recognized author, speaker, consultant and advisor in economics. His expertise includes regional economics, environmental economics, and high-tech industry analysis. His current research and writings focus on the economics of innovation and economies of the Silicon Valley and Bay Area and other high-tech regions.
Henry DeVries, MBA, is a best-selling author and founder of the New Client Marketing Institute (www.newclientmarketing.com). His mission is to provide the latest knowledge to those who want to sell more products and services. DeVries is a sought-after speaker where he reveals in fun and humorous ways more than 1,000 pragmatic strategies to achieve marketing returns of 400% to 2,000%.
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