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The Courier-Journal, 'Old rules' don't apply to new economy

By Michael Gritton, executive direc tor of KentuckianaWorks

Date Published: 8/23/2015

The “rules of the game” in the modern economy are changing fast. Global competition and technological changes have translated into a modern labor market where employers demand higher skills even as the pressure to keep wages low is intense. The highest rewards are given to people with advanced, specialized skills or college degrees that can translate into higher skill levels.

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