We are in a STEM talent crisis. Well-paying STEM jobs are growing exponentially, with more created every day. Yet employers struggle to hire skilled and diverse STEM employees. We often call this phenomenon the STEM talent gap.
Naturally, the question comes to mind: How big is this STEM talent gap?
STEMconnector frequently hears this question from employers, postsecondary institutions, non-profits, and others across the STEM talent ecosystem who are hoping for an answer that will help them better understand and better address the talent gap.
Download STEMconnector’s answer to this question. We provide information about the size of the talent gap; debunk common assumptions; and advise employers, postsecondary institutions, and other community partners about how they can begin addressing the complexity of the STEM talent gap.