Online Forum on Small Business: President Obama on Jobs of the Future

February 23, 2011 | 3:20 | Public Domain

President Obama joins Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers Austan Goolsbee to answer your questions from as he participates in the Winning the Future Forum on Small Business in Cleveland, OH. In this segment, the President responds to a question from Roy in Temeculah, California: “The economy develops in pockets and clusters. Why don't we match this with our workforce development for the best results? We all know that people have many different jobs over their lifetime, and we need to retrain where and when it's needed -- keep it simple, buy it quickly, keep it local. The local aspect allows easy access for the people that need the training, and it's tailored to the local environment and conditions.”

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