Project Milwaukee: Help Wanted http://wuwm.com en How Green Jobs Fit In the Skills and Employment Gap http://wuwm.com/post/how-green-jobs-fit-skills-and-employment-gap-0 <p>The skills and employment gap is a complex problem. WUWM Environmental Reporter Susan Bence set out on an equally complex path to discover how “green” jobs figure into the equation and how they might figure into the city’s future. Sat, 03 Nov 2012 16:27:23 +0000 Susan Bence 2607 at http://wuwm.com How Green Jobs Fit In the Skills and Employment Gap Project Milwaukee: Help Wanted - Forum Audience Q&A http://wuwm.com/post/project-milwaukee-help-wanted-forum-audience-qa <p>Our <em>Project Milwaukee: Help Wanted</em> forum recorded Tuesday evening at Milwaukee Area Technical College, included a 45-minute question and answer session between the audience and our six panel members, which we present here in its entirety.</p> Fri, 02 Nov 2012 16:57:23 +0000 Mitch Teich & Bob Bach 2619 at http://wuwm.com Project Milwaukee: Help Wanted - Forum Audience Q&A Project Milwaukee: Help Wanted - The Forum http://wuwm.com/post/project-milwaukee-help-wanted-forum <p>All this week on WUWM, we've been trying to get to the heart of the so-called "skills gap" in Wisconsin - the divide between unemployed and underemployed workers and existing jobs in the region. It's a series we call Project Milwaukee: Help Wanted. Fri, 02 Nov 2012 16:54:05 +0000 Mitch Teich 2617 at http://wuwm.com Project Milwaukee: Help Wanted - The Forum For Some, the Transportation Gap is Bigger than the Skills Gap http://wuwm.com/post/some-transportation-gap-bigger-skills-gap <p>WUWM has been reporting this week on the disconnect between job seekers and job openings – a phenomenon known as the “skills gap.”<br><br>However, the barrier for some workers is not a lack of skills, but rather, transportation. Some worksites are not located on a bus line, so those positions might not work for people without a car. In other instances, job seekers have lost driving privileges. Fri, 02 Nov 2012 16:31:28 +0000 Ann-Elise Henzl 2608 at http://wuwm.com For Some, the Transportation Gap is Bigger than the Skills Gap WUWM Forum Highlights http://wuwm.com/post/wuwm-forum-highlights <p>All this week, WUWM has been exploring the skills gap, in our series <em>Project Milwaukee: Help Wanted.</em><br><br>Our project included a public forum on the downtown campus of MATC. Experts from different perspectives offered solutions for spanning the disconnect between people looking for work, and the jobs available. Fri, 02 Nov 2012 16:22:01 +0000 Ann-Elise Henzl 2606 at http://wuwm.com WUWM Forum Highlights