The New-Hire Skills Gap: Is It Really a “Thing”?

Posted on by Denise James

Headlines in workforce news have been confusing lately: “Employers Aren’t Just Whining – the Skills Gap Is Real!” (Harvard Business Review); “Why the Skills Gap Does Not Exist” (Inc.); and “Can We Fix the Skills Gap?”…

A student stops by the Bachelor of Applied Science degree program booth at Tuesday's Meta-Major Expo at Polk State Lakeland. Another Meta-Major Expo is planned for 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Feb. 27 at Polk State Winter Haven.

Polk Hosts First Meta-Major Expo, Another Planned for Feb. 27

Posted on by Polk Newsroom

A student stops by the Bachelor of Applied Science degree program booth at Tuesday's Meta-Major Expo at Polk State Lakeland. Another Meta-Major Expo is planned for 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Feb. 27 at Polk State Winter Haven.

The Polk State Lakeland Student Center was abuzz Tuesday afternoon, as students mingled with area employers during the College’s first-ever Meta-Major Expo. Hosted by the College’s Career Resource Center, the event targeted the meta-major of…

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