Siemens Has a German Fix for America’s Skills Gap

Industrial giant Siemens is importing something from its country of origin, Germany, to help resolve a major problem: finding enough skilled workers in the U.S.

The company is in the process of adapting the so-called German apprenticeship model to America. In doing so, students about to graduate from college can gain on-the-job training while getting paid.

The program is currently active in nine states, Siemens U.S. CEO Barbara Humpton said at the Fortune Brainstorm Reinvent conference in

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