WSJ: Employers Turn to On-the-Job ‘Boot Camps’ to Fill Out Workforce

December 22, 2019

Amanda Bergson-Shilcock, senior fellow at the National Skills Coalition, said short-term training programs customized to employers’ specific needs have gained popularity as the labor market has tightened, along with traditional apprenticeships, which typically take one to six years to complete.

For some employers, “doing some kind of bite-sized, work-based learning can feel more accessible,” Ms. Bergson-Shilcock said.