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“It is important to distinguish between states being able to identify in-demand jobs accurately and employers being open to hiring people with nondegree credentials to fill them,” says Lindsey Reichlin Cruse via Paul Fain in Open Campus.
Talent pipelines include workers with quality non-degree credentials. But what makes a credential a quality credential? If the jobs they lead to pay well, are in high-demand, and when employers (like those part of NSC’s Business Leaders United) participate in designing credentialing programs (among other criteria).
Check out this article about how states are using labor market data to track the quality of non-degree credentials and what that means for business.