Paxton/Patterson Blog

Helpful information about STEM education and CTE programs

A Dysfunctional Relationship with Work

by paxpatnate 23. May 2011 05:39

After Mike Rowe testified for congress on the topic of the American workforce, he put out this CNN IReport to discuss what he calls a dysfunctional relationship with work in America. It's refreshing to hear a "celebrity" talk candidly about a topic that is real. Mike Rowe does it like only Mike Rowe can, cutting long explanations about his opinions, to a specific point "We have a skills gap in America." High unemployment alone doesn't tell the whole story of the struggle that we are facing. Jobs that can't be filled by the current workforce skills compounds the problem. Is part of the problem "PR for Plumbers?" Watch for yourself and decide.   

Comments are closed