Why 5 Million Apprenticeships Will Make America Great Again

The White House roundtable last week has shone a spotlight on the countries job, skills and training needs for the 21st century workplace. A target of five million apprenticeships, may seem a significant stretch as the U.S. currently has just on 500,000 active apprentice positions, however, a unified approach to expanding this mode of training would not also generate improved economic and employment conditions for our citizens, but also put a big dent into several related social and budgetary problems.