Manufacturing has been a major contributor to the US economy. Being the largest in the world, about 18.2% of the global goods are manufactured in the U.S. In 2016, $2.18 trillion was contributed to the GDP from the manufacturing sector alone which accounts for 11.7% of the nation’s economic output. A recent survey by the […]

IT Sector Needs to Focus on Job Training Programs to Meet Growing Skills Demand Job creation has been the focus of governments in the U.S. According to the Bureau of labor statistics there were five million jobs available in 2015 overall out of which an estimated 545,000 jobs were available in the IT sector. Job […]

When I look at some of the occupational data published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), I get a little lost trying to figure out the bottom line. For example, one table of occupational data published by BLS list hundreds of rows of occupations with multiple columns of associated information (size, growth, salary, and […]

OJT.com – Your First Stop for 2026 Training and Career Opportunities to assess the most opportunistic areas for training providers and occupation seekers in the 2026 timeframe. Our analysis of industry data shows you the industries with the steepest growth trajectory in each state and the industries with the steepest growth trajectory, relative to their […]

How Alabama Benefits from the Decision at Blue Origin to Build Rocket Engines in Huntsville Rocket City, Alabama – The recent announcement by Blue Origin is all set to bring in 342 new jobs in the manufacturing sector in lieu of the $200 million investment to build a rocket engine in Alabama. Blue Origins, a privately […]

Closing Skills Gap Is a Must to Boost Made in America – The “Made in America” week concluded on July 22 where indigenously made products from 50 states across the nation were showcased at the White House. The list of products displayed ranged from bucket trucks from Alabama, NASA space suit from Delaware, apparel from […]

How Robotics Will Affect the American Workforce Over the Next 10 Years There is no consensus on how robotics ‘is most definitely’ going to affect employment and job training in America. Though a lot of doom and gloom stories have filled our minds with suspicion that we may be replaced with super-intelligent non-living beings that works […]

Cybercrime will cost the world $6 trillion by 2021, and there aren’t enough cybersecurity workers to douse the fires caused by new, sophisticated attacks targeting business organizations and government agencies. America needs men and women who are passionate about technology and serving the best interests of their country. Think you have it in you to […]

Buy American, Hire American, thus Training America is a BIG PRIORITY. JOIN THE MOVEMENT… The current administration has stated and reiterated many times its commitment to ensuring that American businesses and workers are put first. The President’s economic strategy is to focus on boosting sales of American-made products and hiring more American workers. According to […]