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Service year that comes with rewards

Last month, more than 3,000 young adults across the country made a year-long commitment to help K-12 students living in areas of concentrated poverty...

Manufacturers turn to local partnerships to upskill workers

Manufacturing job growth is slowing. After adding 22,000 jobs a month in 2018, the industry has seen that number drop to 6,000 a month...

Reimagining retail jobs through upskilling and credentialing

Some of the biggest brands — iconic stores where you and your parents, perhaps even your grandparents, once shopped — have shuttered thousands of...

The winners and losers of globalization

We hear a lot about how companies are closing plants and sending jobs overseas where workers toil longer and harder for less pay. But...

A guide to the emerging educational revolution for adult learners

In today’s employment climate there's an abundance of stories about the increasing importance of lifelong learning when it comes to the future of work....

Is college the right, or only, path to a good-paying job?

For more than a decade, the question has been raised in blaring headline after blaring headline: Are College Degrees Becoming Obsolete? Given the current...

Community colleges and Amazon team up for cloud computing certification training

For the past three years, LinkedIn has identified cloud computing as the number one in-demand global skill. Now, in a first-of-its-kind program, 19 community...

Manufacturing credentials missing the mark as employers value experience

Industry-recognized credentials can be a valuable addition for many job seekers' resumes and can signal to an employer a worker's skill set. However, their...

Credential Engine: More than 330K credentials exist in U.S.

Credential Engine was founded to help people navigate the dizzying world of credentials. A new report gives us an idea of just how big...

Nevada looks to apprenticeship programs to build on jobs growth

Nevada’s economy soared in 2017, leading all other states in year-over-year jobs growth, a trend that continues into 2018. Great news for Nevada businesses...