If you haven’t heard the term “new-collar job” yet, you will.

It’s the latest term in the business world, and it describes the jobs that companies need to fill but can’t find the qualified people with the skills, particularly in the technical industry.

Forbes magazine describes a new-collar worker as having the technical and soft skills needed to acquire technology jobs, albeit through nontraditional paths.

Guilford County Schools is working to prepare students for these jobs of the future.

About 75% of companies in Greensboro and the Triad say they have difficulty staffing important and necessary positions, and nationally, 165 million new jobs will be available by 2020.

After careful analysis of the school

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