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Salute to Skills: Workshops for Warriors and Hire Heroes USA

Editor's Note: This article was originally published on Oct. 15, 2018. There is one mission that awaits an estimated 250,000 United States military members each...
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All Hands on Deck: Living the dream with 7-Eleven franchising

Editor's Note: This article was originally published on March 5, 2018. Evelyn Scott spent years dreaming, planning and saving for her next career move after...
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HBI turns soldiers into skilled trades workers

Editor's Note: This article was originally published on Nov. 12, 2018. Before he enlisted in the U.S. Army, Staff Sgt. John Pomelow’s dream was to...
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Employers salute skills: The value of the American veteran

Note: This article was originally published on Nov. 10, 2017. Aaron Harper asks a simple question, one which emerged from his experience transitioning from the...

Millions of older adults are choosing work over retirement

Two decades ago, 10 percent of Americans over the age of 65 skipped the traditional retirement age and kept working. Today, that number has...
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WorkingNation in 2018: Year in Review

The story of work in 2018 was a study in contrasts. The US economy added more jobs each month, continuing a streak of unprecedented...

Do Something Awesome in 2018: Year in Review

The future of workforce development took our Do Something Awesome filmmakers to some unlikely locales in 2018. The mini-documentary series touched down in Alaska,...
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UTeach reveals a pathway for STEM majors

Sometimes all it takes to change the course of science and math education is a lightbulb moment. UTeach is showing future teachers how they...
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Service with a smile: Alaska’s solution for America’s dental care crisis

Alaska is considered the last frontier, yet its indigenous communities are trailblazing a new frontier in dental health care and restoring the smiles of...
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Free to succeed: The Last Mile trains the incarcerated to become...

Formerly incarcerated. It is a title that follows the check mark on the job application question “Have you been convicted of a criminal offense?” The...