A Better Metric for the Value of a Worker Training Program

Harvard Business

Yet workplace training is more necessary than ever, as technology and globalization continue to change the types of jobs that are available. In a dynamic economy workers are expected to adapt, to change not just jobs but sometimes careers, to pick up new skills when necessary. If a program has a low cost per student but fails to actually help people forge a solid career, then the fact that the failure is cheap does not make it any less of a failure.

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