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  1. retraining(noun)

    training for a new occupation


  1. retraining(Noun)

    New or different training, or training in a new field


  1. Retraining

    Vocational rehabilitation or retraining is the process of learning a new skill or trade, often in response to a change in the economic environment. Generally it reflects changes in profession rather than an "upward" movement in the same field. The need to retrain workers is often thought to apply to older members of the workforce, many of whom saw their occupations disappear and their skills lose value as technology, outsourcing and a weak economy combined to erode their ability to make a living. While older Americans do not face as high a rate of unemployment as the country’s teenagers and young adults, when they do find themselves unemployed, they remain unemployed for more than twice as long as teenagers. While the stereotype for retraining needs is the older worker, youth in the United States and across the European Community and Africa suffer from the same problem. The gap between the skills they possess and those that employers are actively seeking is significant and stagnating to their employment prospects. Currently in the United States, psychology, history and the performing arts make up 22% of college degrees earned. Demand for skilled employees, however, is in the areas of technology and engineering, currently at 5% of conferred degrees. “In both Britain and the United States, many people with expensive liberal arts degrees are finding it impossible to get decent jobs,” reports the Economist in its April 27, 2013 issue, adding that in northern Africa, job applicants with degrees face an unemployment level twice that of non-degreed candidates.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of retraining in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of retraining in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of retraining in a Sentence

  1. Sonja Lyubomirsky:

    Happy people don't sit around, they strive for something personally meaningful, whether it's learning a new language, retraining in their careers or raising good kids. Find a happy person, and you will find a project.

  2. Miguel Southwell:

    It can't be a one size fits all, in addition to the background checks as an employee, there's an enormous amount of training that goes on. There's an enormous amount of retraining that goes on as well.

  3. Taco Bell:

    We do not tolerate this behavior. This employee no longer works for the brand, and the franchise is retraining its staff to ensure this incident will not happen again. Management has reached out and apologized directly to the customer.

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