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Health care industry can be the next step for out of...

With the onset of the COVID-19 crisis, businesses shut down. With time, across states, some of those businesses re-opened only to shut down again...

Connecting the unemployed with jobs and upskilling opportunities

An ambitious new initiative is working to help the recently unemployed gain the training that they need for jobs and careers in higher-paying, in-demand...

COVID economic survey: Two million jobs at Latino-owned businesses at risk

When Lorena Cantarovici moved from Argentina to the U.S. 19 years ago, she settled in Colorado with $300 in her pocket and a backpack...

Oates: Many employers have used this COVID time to accelerate automation

WorkingNation president Jane Oates recently spoke with the Washington Examiner about the impact of COVID-19 on the acceleration of AI and tech tools in...

Op-Ed: Five post-COVID workforce development strategies

More than 48 million Americans have filed new unemployment claims in the last 16 weeks, and states are projected to lose at least $200...

Opportunity America report: Community colleges can be the primary provider of...

What is it going to take for American workers who have lost their jobs due to COVID-19 to find employment? What post-COVID path should...

Everyone needs access to upskilling to thrive in our digital economy

As we talk about how we bring the tens of millions of unemployed Americans back into the workforce, there is a lot of discussion...

WorkingNation’s Jane Oates discusses pandemic impact on workers and students

WorkingNation president Jane Oates has worked in both education and workforce development. In the wake of COVID-19 and the employment crisis it has triggered,...

Programs to increase diversity hiring in entertainment pivot in COVID-crisis

The entertainment industry is in the process of getting itself back to work after being shut down due to COVID-19. More than 200,000 jobs...

Why Upskilling Matters, Now More Than Ever

This essay first appeared in the Milken Institute’s Power of Ideas collection focused on building and rebuilding lives in the face of the #COVID19...