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The Sound of Ideas

Training for Today (and the Future)

Posted Tuesday, September 12, 2006

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In the 21st century, jobs are changing. Hard-hat jobs and manufacturing are declining while knowledge workers are in high demand. As we continue our week-long focus on the Voices and Choices campaign to revive Northeast Ohio, we're asking what's key to training workers not just for today, but for tomorrow, as well. There are no easy or uniform answers but experts agree: businesses won't come to the region unless they can find qualified workers. It's the Sound of Ideas - join the conversation Tuesday morning at nine on 90.3.

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Making Change, Regional Economy/Business - Analysis and Trends, Regional Economy/Business - News

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Roy Church, president, Lorain County Community College; James McGuffin-Cawley, associate engineering dean, CWRU; Michael Keating, Expansion Management magazine; Jim Scozzie, VP Bio-Enterprise

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Every weekday at 9:00 AM (EST), The Sound of Ideas reports the news, explains the news, and sometimes makes news. The Cleveland Press Club awarded it “Best Radio Show” in Ohio and thousands daily find it to be an indispensable source of information about what’s most important to Northeast Ohioans.

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