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Are high school students the answer to worker deficit?

Published 11/23/2012, Alexandria Echo Press

The complete package. That is what Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) Chancellor Steven Rosenstone said employers expect of graduates. There is no evading a high demand to fill vacant manufacturing positions, especially in our region of the state. As the jobs have progressed over the years, so too has the skill set needed to successfully perform the duties of the previously labor intensive roles. Communication skills, a firm grasp on the English language, teamwork and problem solving skills are sought by today’s employers.

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