VIDEO: Central Valley sees mismatch between high-tech jobs and job seekers
March 17, 2013
• What employers need to do to find good applicants
• “There’s definitely a supply and demand opportunity here”
Every morning well before dawn you can see the problem: commuter trains and highways filled with workers leaving their homes in the Central Valley for high-tech jobs in Silicon Valley or the Los Angeles basin.
But there are high-tech job openings in the Central Valley, with many schools working to reshape courses to address the need through more STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) education opportunities.
Recruiters see the problem – and answer -- from a different perspective as you’ll see in this report