The Talent Docket: August 16, 2016

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Today’s top talent-related stories from around the web.

The Illinois News Bureau reports that the skills gaps in manufacturing jobs are mostly a myth, according to a new paper from a University of Illinois labor economist.

Latinas face unique challenges at work. Many feel they should downplay their accents and emphasize their educational attainment, writes Fortune.

The Wall Street Journal reports that the Obama Administration will provide $17 million for students to attend nontraditional colleges.

An Entrepreneur article outlines why businesses fail.

Finally, Inc. lists three things companies can do to improve employee loyalty.