Why Germany Is So Much Better at Training Its Workers

Today in America, fewer than 5 percent of young people train as apprentices. In Germany, the number is closer to 60 percent—in fields as diverse as advanced manufacturing, IT, banking, and hospitality. And in Europe, what’s often called “dual training” is a highly respected career path

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Liberal-Arts Majors Have Plenty of Job Prospects, if They Have Some Specific Skills, Too

Liberal-arts graduates can improve their job prospects markedly by acquiring a small level of proficiency in one of eight specific skill sets, such as social media or data analysis.

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