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“There is definitely a big talent shortage out there,” observed John Bemis, president of Stamford-based Benchmark IT.
Courses are set to begin in the first quarter of 2019.
Current trends suggest more opportunities for full-time work, which could lure away individuals involved in the temporary contracted opportunities of the gig economy sector.
Connecticut now has an estimated 1.7 million seasonally adjusted jobs and an estimated 80,000 jobless residents.
The inaccuracies include overstating the number of jobs, failing to collect certain required information and reporting estimates that were off by tens of millions of dollars in 2017.
"Ten years from now, you’re going to see virtually all of the money in workforce development not coming from government, but from the private sector," said Carbone.
“Since February 1989, the state of Connecticut has added 5,800 jobs,” he continued. “Not 5,800 per quarter, not 5,800 per year – 5,800 total. That’s incredible. We are dead last.”
The state’s beer-making industry accounted for 11,482 jobs last year, according to the "Beer Serves America" report.